Serious summer heat is coming and many animals—especially those outdoors—struggle to keep cool because they can’t process heat as effectively as we do. Here are some tips for keeping your fur-covered friend safe when the weather is warm: Symptoms of overheating include excessive panting, increased heart rate and drooling, which can quickly advance to seizures, … Read moreHi Temps and Hot Pets
Lots of people struggle with allergies this time of year—but it’s not just people who suffer. Grass, dust, pollen and other environmental allergens affect many pets as well. Symptoms of allergies in pets are like our own: coughing, sneezing, and watery, itchy eyes. Pets may also start licking and chewing themselves excessively as skin irritation … Read moreIs Your Pet Itching for Relief? / May is Allergy Awareness Month
They’re beautiful and a sure sign of spring—but lilies can be deadly to cats, and they’re not the only spring dangers you should be aware of if you have companion animals: It’s also a good idea to have the Pet Poison Helpline bookmarked—they are available 24/7 for any additional questions or expert help. They also maintain an updated pet … Read moreBeware the Lily–and Other Spring Dangers!
Have you met Vickey? She’s our wonderful new groomer, and she’s been working for us for the last few months. We wanted to officially introduce her and tell you a little about her. Vickey Rhodus comes to Frankfort Animal Clinic with considerable experience, incredible attention to detail and a wonderful way with pets. She … Read moreWelcome Vickey!
Recently our groomers, Leigh Vaughn and Niki Moore, took part in a continuing education weekend. They traveled to Creature Comforts Kennels in Tennessee to continue their training from two previous Nash Instructors and current competition groomers with over 30 years of experience. The weekend included instruction on new techniques, products, and trends, in addition to … Read moreOur Groomers Have Your Poodle Doodle Covered!
At Frankfort Animal Clinic, we’re always looking for ways to give back to a community that has given us so much. That’s why we’re beyond proud to be partnering with Bluegrass Care Navigators by sponsoring two of the organization’s Animal Assisted Therapy puppies. Once they’re fully trained, the puppies – Sampson and Rosemary – will … Read moreTwo Puppies, One Mission
February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and Frankfort Animal Clinic likes to mark this important occasion by putting the spotlight on your pet’s teeth. There’s a reason the veterinary community devotes an entire month to pet dental health. Your pet’s teeth are directly tied to their overall well-being, and even young pets can suffer … Read moreWhat Lies Behind Your Pet’s Pearly – or Not So Pearly – Whites