Pet Health and Wellness

Litchfield Veterinary Hospital

289 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759

(860)567-1622

litchfieldvet.com

Pet Health and Well-being

    

Pets play a vital role in our lives.  We understand how important maintaining their health is to you. While our team is always ready to share their knowledge, or teach owners how to provide care, having resources available at home or on the go is convenient.  We have compiled a group of valuable resources for pet owners to navigate.  Whether it's a How To Video or a Pet Health Article, you will find what you are looking for, if not, send us an email and if approved, we'll add it to our list! 
litchfieldvethosp@sbcglobal.net

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Client Handouts

How to Videos:

  • How to give a cat a pill
  • How to brush your dog's teeth
  • How to clean your pet's ears

Pet Food Recalls

Poisonous Plants

Links

     

Also search for a specific topic in our Pet Library 

Form and Function: Choosing Healthy Pets

Now, the default state for most riding horses born with male parts is gelding (castrated male). Generally, it’s much easier to convince a half ton animal to go ...

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No Bones About It: Bones are Unsafe for Your Dog

(This article was produced by the FDA)You’ve just finished a big weekend family dinner and you are wondering what to do with the bones from the ham and roast, w ...

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Spring Fever

Ah spring! Marshmallow clouds, chocolate bunnies hatching hard boiled eggs, lawns on steroids, and best of all... BUGS! Spring means shots for horses and many ...

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Confections of a Dangerous Kind: Xylitol

Used to be you could sprinkle a little sugar in your coffee or pour some syrup on your pancakes without so much as a twinge of guilt, but nowadays the zeitgeis ...

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MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus, often called Staph aureus or S. aureus, is a bacterium that is normally carried in the nose of about 30% of the general human population ...

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Fears, Anxieties and Phobias

It is natural to avoid situations that may be dangerous. Fears may range from a normal startle response to a sudden noise to an extreme phobia that interferes ...

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