Itchy dogs are in season!

Spring seems to be arriving early this year, and with the change of season, we are already seeing an uptick in visits from itchy dogs.  Atopy, also known as atopic dermatitis or seasonal allergy, is a common diagnosis and affects quality of life for both dogs and their owners. There are many misconceptions about allergies…

SAH Update: COVID-19 Policy

To our valued clients: We want you to know that even in these unusual times, our priority is providing the best care for your pets while also keeping our staff and clients safe and healthy!  For this reason, our reception area and exam rooms will be open only to our four legged patients, and we…

A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Technician

Have you ever thought you would like to work with animals?  Do you ever wonder what a veterinary technician really does behind the scenes? To an outsider, the job may look like cuddling puppies most of the day, but there is so much more happening behind the scenes. Vet techs, as well as front desk…

Dental Disease in Cats

February is pet dental health month, so let’s talk about dental disease in cats. Cats are notorious for hiding signs of illness or pain, and being smart enough to disappear when the cat carrier comes out for a visit to the vet!  For these reasons many cats do not go to the vet regularly for…

Let’s talk about ticks

Now that the weather is getting cold and the mosquitoes and flies are gone, you may think that there is no reason to worry about taking your dog outside for a refreshing hike in the woods.  But the ticks are still out and they are hungry! In fact, October through April is the most risky…

Pet Holiday Safety Tips

Shoreline Animal Hospital’s Pet Holiday Safety Tips The veterinarians at Shoreline Animal Hospital, Dr. Julie Berman, Dr.Michelle West, and Dr. Lynda Perry want to wish all pet owners in Clinton safe and happy holidays. To help ensure the holidays are safe for all pets, they are sharing holiday safety tips to prevent serious illness or…