After Care For Pets Following Surgery

After Care For Pets Following Surgery

At Hillside Animal Hospital we use minimally invasive surgery techniques so that your pet undergoes less trauma and recovery time is minimized. While minimally invasive surgery is safer for your pet than traditional invasive procedures, proper post-op care is still...
Caring for your senior pet

Caring for your senior pet

Everyone knows that a puppy’s needs are different from those of a grown dog.  So, doesn’t it make sense that senior dogs (and cats) have their own specific needs as well? The reality is senior pets have special care requirements because of their unique age-related...
Common signs of arthritis in your pet

Common signs of arthritis in your pet

Achy muscles and stiff joints affect more individuals than you may think. In fact, these common symptoms of arthritis are found in both the young and old—and human and non-human. That’s right…arthritis is an issue that many animals experience as well. Dogs in...
Lawn chemicals and your pet

Lawn chemicals and your pet

Break out the sunglasses and sandals because spring is right around the corner! While the extra sunshine and warmth mean lots of fun outdoor activities for you and your pet, spring can also bring some hidden dangers with it as well.  This season (more than any other)...
Why Use Laparoscopic Surgery?

Why Use Laparoscopic Surgery?

What if we told you that Hillside Animal Hospital had a surgical technique that would take less healing time and leave less scarring?  How about having your best friend home and playing within hours or just a few days versus a week or more?  With Hillside Animal...