Welcome!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Dr. Mosley and the staff of Mandarin Animal Hospital are pleased to announce their hospital blog. This fun and fact-filled blog is updated regularly and includes up-to-date information about your pet’s health care. Also included in the blog are fun, pet-related news stories that we want to share with you and photos and information about our hospital and […]

New Year, New Pet Resolutions for 2017

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

A new year is almost upon us. With it comes the opportunity to start anew and set some goals for better, healthier and more productive living. As a pet owner, the new year also marks a fresh opportunity to include your pet’s well-being in your plans. Here are five New Year’s resolutions to consider: 1. […]

How To Keep Your Pet Safe This Holiday Season

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Holiday season adornments are attractive to all creatures. The ornaments, foods, gifts, wrappings, ribbons, lights and plants are all curiosities for pets. Pets investigate new items by sniffing, tossing, chasing and finally by tasting. A few precautions are necessary to avoid the holiday crowds at the veterinary hospital. Behold! Everything Looks Delicious The most common […]

Finding the Purr-fect Cat for You

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Maybe you’re looking for a snuggle buddy? A certain four-legged furry companion with whiskers and an affinity to purr? Before you bring a new cat into your house, there’s a lot to consider. Here are some things to think over so when the time comes, you find a cat that’s perfect for you and your […]

November is National Pet Diabetes Month

Monday, November 21st, 2016

November is National Pet Diabetes Month, but with more than 50 percent of the nation’s cats and dogs overweight or obese, raising awareness of the common endocrine disease has been extended to pets – rather than just their human caretakers. It is estimated that one in every 200 cats may be affected by diabetes, being […]

Celebrate a Safe Thanksgiving with Your Pets

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends and indulge in delicious holiday treats. You can be sure that if your cat or dog is around for the festivities, they’ll want to share some of the goodies, too. But no matter how much your pets purr, plead, whine or whimper, owners should […]

Did You Know? Your Cat Might Be a Lefty

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Humans usually prefer one hand over the other. In fact, nearly 85 percent of the human species prefer the use of their right hand according to the BBC. And while right-handed people generally score higher on intelligence tests and live on average nine years longer than their left-handed friends, being a southpaw has it’s advantages […]

How to Celebrate a Safe Halloween with Pets

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

When witches, princesses and superheroes take to the streets in search of treats this Halloween, they’ll have some furry friends by their side. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $8.4 billion this year, an all-time high since the survey began 11 years. With nearly […]

Help Your Dog Overcome the “Back-To-School Blues”

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Parents and youngsters aren’t the only ones having adjust to a new schedule every fall. Just as kids grow accustomed to the care-free days of summer, dogs get used to the constant attention and play time that a child’s constant presence brings. Many dogs will adjust quickly to the change when school begins again, but […]

Help Protect Your Pets and Family from Rabies

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Launched in 2007, World Rabies Day (September 28) aims to raise awareness the health impact of human and animal rabies. According to Dr. Charles Rupprecht, former chief of the rabies program at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Your local veterinarian plays a key role in controlling rabies.” So what can you do to […]

Disaster Planning and Keeping Your Pets Safe

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Late summer is the time for storms and flooding. When disaster strikes, having an emergency plan is essential. But as you plan for the worst (and hope for the best), don’t forget about your pet’s place in those plans. Thousands of animals were displaced by the storms and flooding that ravaged the Gulf Coast following […]

Older posts »