HOLIDAY HOUSE BLOG

Bring Your Lost Pet Home

By holidayhouse | July 28, 2014

This pet is being scanned for a microchip. The warmer weather seems to bring an increase in lost pet postings around town or on social media. Whether scared away by loud noises like firecrackers or thunderstorms, slipping out a door that was accidentally left open, or getting past an invisible fence, losing your pet can…

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Lost Pets Reunited with Properly Registered Microchips

By holidayhouse | July 23, 2014

  WOULD YOUR PET BE PROTECTED IF IT WAS LOST? HOLIDAY HOUSE PET RESORT & DOYLESTOWN VETERINARY HOSPITAL TO HOST “CHECK THE CHIP” EVENT ON AUGUST 15, 2014 Lost Pets Reunited with Properly Registered Microchips DOYLESTOWN, Pa., July 23, 2014—The warmer weather seems to bring an increase in lost pet postings around town or on…

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Does Your Pet Have a Noise Phobia?

By holidayhouse | July 7, 2014

A sudden clap of thunder, firecrackers or yelling can cause a surprised reaction and instinctive desire to hide for any pet. When that reaction becomes a persistent and profound fear to loud sounds causing severe anxiety and unwanted behaviors, your dog may have a noise phobia. The extreme reaction to noises usually gets worse if…

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Managing Your Pet’s Overall Health Takes Planning & Support

By holidayhouse | June 13, 2014

 Wow, it’s been an exciting week at Pawsitively Fit Camp 2014. Our campers are an active group of terrific dogs. Managing the eating habits of our pets and finding time for exercise can be challenging, but the long-term benefits to the health and wellness of our pets are worth the effort.  For us, programs like…

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Does Massage Benefit Pets?

By holidayhouse | June 12, 2014

The practice of holistic and integrative veterinary medicine has increased over the years as more veterinarians and pet owners shift their focus from the treatment of disease to overall health and wellness.  The benefits of massage to humans has been studied and documented, but do those benefits apply to cats and dogs? For people, the…

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Partner with Your Pup for Exercise

By holidayhouse | June 11, 2014

Exercise and play keep your pet’s mind sharp and its body fit. Benefits of being active include help with:•    Weight control•    Being limber and agile•    Digestive health•    Unwanted behaviors like digging, chewing and excessive barking•    Building confidence and trust•    Restful sleep  Your dog or cat loves to spend time with you. The best activity is…

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Proper Nutrition for a Healthier Life

By holidayhouse | June 10, 2014

Weight management is a delicate issue to discuss, but the fact of the matter is there is an obesity crisis affecting our pets. Nearly 60% of dogs and cats are overweight, making obesity the most common nutritional disorder identified across veterinary practices.  “Proper nutrition, physical exercise and comprehensive exams are vital in preventing pet obesity.…

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What Does a Healthy Dog Look Like?

By holidayhouse | June 3, 2014

The Body Condition Score chart, usually found hanging somewhere in the veterinary practice you visit with your dog, provides an overall view of the range of body types from very thin to obese. Veterinarians use this system—a scale from 1 – 9, with 1 being very underweight and 9 being very overweight—to help ensure that…

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Small Steps for Lasting Results

By holidayhouse | June 3, 2014

Whether we are caring for ourselves, our families or our pets, we know that leading a healthy, active lifestyle takes dedication, support and time. If weight loss and increased physical activity were easy, then we’d be one fit nation of people and pets without the challenges of losing weight and medical concerns associated with obesity. …

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Pawsitively Fit Camp Week is Doggone Fun

By holidayhouse | May 30, 2014

Exercise is essential to overall fitness–for pets and humans! Holiday House Pet Resort & Doylestown Veterinary Hospital are dedicated to the health and happiness of your pet. We are proud to continue a fitness tradition with our 3rd Annual Pawsitively Fit Camp Week in Doggie Daycare June 9-13, 2014. The event is part of our Daycare program for June,…

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