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September 23, 2013
Check us out on FACEBOOK

Follow us on Facebook (Forest Trails Animal Hospital).  Just click on the Facebook icon at the bottom of this page or any page to go see what we’ve been up to!

December 30, 2012
Internet pharmacies…the good…the bad…

Internet veterinary pharmacies started becoming popular starting in the late 1990’s. The positive aspects were to be that pet medications could be ordered without leaving the house and they were less expensive due to low overhead costs and because veterinarians were overcharging clients. The following are my thoughts concerning the good and bad aspects of […]

August 21, 2014
Have you found an orphaned bunny or squirrel??

Use this link to go to a website that can give you helpful information regarding the care of orphaned wildlife. click here for more information

June 13, 2015
It’s Kennel Cough Season!

Just a reminder! Summertime is often the time when families are taking vacations and boarding their pets at facilities. All facilities require that their vaccinations are up to date. “Kennel Cough” (or Infectious Tracheobronchitis) is an upper respiratory infection in dogs by either a bacteria or virus which inflames the upper airway and causes a […]

October 26, 2013
Avoid Jerky Treats From China

Over 600 pets have died and over 3600 have been sickened by jerky treats over the past few years. This problem began being noticed in 2007 and the FDA has yet to be able to find the cause. Because the cause cannot be found it is difficult to know how to treat the animals affected. […]

November 18, 2013
Trifexis News Story Unfounded!!

A news story out of Atlanta claimed that 3 puppies died as a result of giving Trifexis. This story has been shown to be bogus and unfounded. Elanco, the company that makes Trifexis, has shown that the puppies were examined and found to have myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, which was most likely […]

April 3, 2013
Pet Insurance

Pet insurance has been available now for over thirty years. With that said, more and more companies have gotten into the market which can make it quite confusing for pet owners. First, realize that pet insurance basically started out as a “major medical” plan. As more companies have gotten into the market, there are many […]

December 28, 2012
Have you, a friend, a family member recently lost a pet?

Read this ‘last will and testament’ to find some comforting words that may help you or others with their grieving process. Click here for more information

December 30, 2013
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for FTAH Family!

This is our Forest Trails family at our Christmas Party at Dr. Munson’s house. We had a great time. We all want to thank you for being the best clients a clinic could have. Thank you for taking such good care of your pet family. We all wish you and your families a very Merry […]

July 6, 2012
Is Heartworm Disease real?

Heartworm disease is caused by a parasite called Dirofilaria immitis. It is a worm that is transmitted by mosquitos. Therefore, wherever there are mosquitos, heartworm disease is possible and probable. After the mosquito bites the dog and introduces the worm, it will eventually mature and live in the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery of […]