HOLIDAY HOUSE BLOG

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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7 Reasons Why Day Care is for Dogs

By holidayhouse | May 2, 2014

Not sure day care is for dogs? Here are seven reasons why it’s beneficial to your dog…and you too! Provides socialization Dog are naturally pack animals. They like to hang out and play with friends. It’s their version of the chatting around the water cooler…or gathering with friends at a favorite “watering hole.” Chances are a walk around the block…

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Holiday House Pet Resort Celebrates 10th Anniversary Milestone

By holidayhouse | April 4, 2014

HOLIDAY HOUSE PET RESORT MARKS 10TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE  WITH CELEBRATIONS AND OFFERS FOR PETS, CLIENTS & THE PUBLIC DOYLESTOWN, Pa., April 1, 2014—Holiday House Pet Resort announces its 10th anniversary milestone under the ownership of Drs. Ransome and Laura Weis. Since taking ownership from veterinarian Dr. Stuart Fox in 2004, the community has benefited from the creation of new jobs,…

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Activities for a Healthy and Happy Pet

By holidayhouse | April 1, 2014

The long winter’s nap is over. Your dog or cat might look comfy and content sleeping in a sunny spot but a daily dose of physical activity is necessary. Exercise and play keep your pet’s mind sharp and body fit. The benefits of being active include help with: ·        Digestive health ·        Restful sleep ·        Being limber and agile ·        Building confidence…

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Preparing Your Pet for a Lodging Experience

By holidayhouse | March 5, 2014

It’s an exciting day—you are ready for vacation and it’s time to drop your dog or cat off for lodging. Even though you are looking forward to your trip, the moment you have to leave your pet in the care of others can be stressful. Planning will make the check-in process easy for you and the resort experience fun for your…

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