General Pet Articles for Pet Health & Happiness

Microchip Donation for Weather-Affected Sea Turtles

By Lambert Vet Supply | 4/13/2021 | Posted to General
Microchip Donation for Weather-Affected Sea Turtles

Lambert Vet Supply is excited to assist in the endangered sea turtle rehabiliatation mission through their donation of 2,000 ADEQID mini microchips to Friends of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center LLC., a 501(C3) not for profit organization which provides assistance to the Gumbo Limbo Nautre Center in Boca Raton, Florida.

Pet Pharmacy Tips For Buying Medications Online

By Lambert Vet Supply | 3/10/2021 | Posted to General
Pet Pharmacy Tips For Buying Medications Online

We’ve all become addicted to buying online, even medication, especially now since the Covid-19 pandemic. An online pet pharmacy is a great example of our ability to purchase necessary medicine and supplies to keep our furry family member happy and healthy from the safety or our home.

What Disinfectant Should I Use?

By Lambert Vet Supply | 3/26/2020 | Posted to General
Importance of Disinfectants in Pet Facilities to Kill Pathogens and Prevent Infectious Disease
Comparing disinfectants is a confusing but important process when it comes to the types of pathogens they can kill in a pet facility, such as veterinarian office, boarding kennel, groomer, shelter, doggie daycare, kennel, or homes. The key to disinfectant information is “Always read product label carefully".  Found on the product label is the label claim that lists the pathogens a disinfectant can kill. The disinfectant must follow an EPA-approved standardized test method in order to get a claim listed for each pathogen on the disinfectant label.

Nebulizer Use for Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets

By Lambert Vet Supply | 3/20/2020 | Posted to General
Nebulizer Use for Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets
Cats, dogs, and other pets can develop respiratory illnesses, such as asthma, pneumonia, kennel cough, and bronchitis that require inhaled medication. Your veterinarian may prescribe the use of a nebulizer to administer saline, albuterol, antibiotics, or other medications for your pet's relief. A nebulizer is a device that functions as a delivery system changing medication from a liquid to a fine particle mist, allowing direct delivery to the respiratory tract.

Goat’s Milk Checks Out for Pet Nutrition

By Lambert Vet Supply | 2/27/2020 | Posted to General
Goat's milk checks out for pet nutrition.
Though many cats and dogs like cow’s milk, it does not always like them. Acquired lactose intolerance in their adult lives may produce digestive and gastric issues with vomiting, gas, and upset stomachs. However, cats and dogs can usually consume goat’s milk with no such affects. Goat’s milk is also especially beneficial for pets with IBD (Irritable Bowel Disease).

5 Tips for Your Healthy Pet Resolution

By Lambert Vet Supply | 10/1/2019 | Posted to General
5 Tips for Your Healthy Pet Resolution
In this article, we are going to briefly cover five major areas in which most pet owners can improve. If you prioritize these tips, you could add a few years of good health to your pet’s overall lifespan. Don’t forget: a healthy pet is a happy pet!

Keep Pets Safe This Fall: Autumn Health Tips

By Lambert Vet Supply | 9/12/2019 | Posted to General
Keep Pets Safe This Fall: Autumn Health Tips

Why Are Fleas Worse In The Fall?

By Lambert Vet Supply | 9/9/2019 | Posted to General
Why Are Fleas Worse In The Fall?
Summer may be winding down, but that doesn't mean the fleas are packing up and heading into hibernation. As a matter of fact, autumn tends to be one of the worst times of the year for flea infestations, because these pesky little bloodsuckers actually thrive in cooler weather, becoming an even bigger problem than they were in spring and summer. Autumn flea prevention is essential to protect your home, your family, and your pets.

Pet Myths about Winter Pet Safety

By Lambert Vet Supply | 11/29/2018 | Posted to General
One of the most common misconceptions among pet owners is that once our animal friends grow their winter coats, they have everything they need to survive the cold months. Here are a few myths about winter pet safety of which you should be aware.

10 Reasons to be Thankful for Pets

By Lambert Vet Supply | 11/16/2018 | Posted to General
There’s no question about it. We love our pets. Why is that? Ask any pet owner and they will come up with their own reasons as individual as the cats, dogs, fish, birds, lizards, and snakes they take care of on a daily basis. For most of us, it is a personal decision and most pet parents will agree on several points about why they are so thankful for their pet or pets.

Infographic: Facts About Flies

By Lambert Vet Supply | 8/8/2018 | Posted to General
This infographic illustrates the dangers of flies to you, your pets, and your home.

Pet Anxiety and Stress

By Lambert Vet Supply | 5/24/2018 | Posted to General
We’re in the last stretches of May and spring will be over before we know it. Already, we’ve experienced April showers and a round of storms, and we’re bound to hear a few more thunderclaps heading into summer. What’s more, in a few weeks, the air will be rattled with an all-too-familiar sound we look forward to every year. Fireworks! Lots and lots of fireworks! However, while we can easily tolerate the claps of Mother Nature and while we certainly enjoy the spectacle of Independence Day celebrations, for our furry friends, summer can be a time of great stress and anxiety.

Get Rid of Dog and Cat Fleas/Ticks for Good

By Lambert Vet Supply | 5/3/2018 | Posted to General
A pet play date with fleas and ticks is never a good idea. Warm weather will bring out fleas and ticks, all anxious to make new friends with your dogs and cats. Your pet’s outdoor adventures will help start parasite fun and games, but even indoor-only pets can get fleas and ticks. A few, determined parasite playmates may already exist in your home or a flea or tick will hitch a ride on another pet or human to gain access. However it happens, keep fleas and ticks away from your pets with several steps.

Keep Flies Off Your Pets

By Lambert Vet Supply | 4/26/2018 | Posted to General
Yep, it’s fly season again. You can bet they will be out in force as warm weather shows up. Flies get a bad rap and they should. They hang out at horrible places (garbage piles, refuse sites, and sewers) and feed on rotting, spoiled, and decaying matter. They also think poop is a great meal. Researchers suspect flies transmit at least 65 diseases to humans including anthrax, e coli, dysentery, and a lot more deadly illnesses. Pets don’t escape a fly’s wrath either. Biting flies will try to inflict infection and disease on dogs and cats whenever they can sink their choppers on their prey.

Pets and Treats - Feed them this, not that

By Lambert Vet Supply | 12/7/2017 | Posted to General
As we pointed out in our recent article about pets and holiday foods, sometimes it’s best to avoid sharing scraps from the table with our animal friends, no matter how much they beg for it. To put it simply: many holidays foods are toxic, even life-threatening, to pets when consumed. That’s why, as an alternative, we are sharing our picks for the most delicious—and healthy—treats designed specifically for pets, all of which you can order right here at Lambert Vet Supply.

Holiday Food & Pets

By Lambert Vet Supply | 11/27/2017 | Posted to General
Thanksgiving and Christmas are times of great joy, celebration, family get-togethers, and food. Lots and lots of food. And on occasion, no matter how many people you invite over for that big dinner, you somehow end up with a huge pile of leftovers. Meantime, your dog has been begging by the tableside all weekend long, hungering for those sweet-smelling morsels. Now that everyone’s gone home, what could it hurt to share the scraps with him? Well…it can hurt quite a bit, in fact.
The information contained in The Well Pet Post articles is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a veterinarian and is not intended as medical advice. If you have a health con­cern about your pets, please consult with an appropriately-licensed veterinarian. Never dis­re­gard pro­fes­sional veterinary advice or delay in seek­ing it for your pets because of some­thing you have read on this blog or in any linked materials.
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