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Paws, Claws, and Scales—Exotic Pet Care 101

Based on numbers alone, dogs and cats are America’s perennial favorite pets. However, exotic species, such as reptiles, amphibians, backyard poultry, and small mammal or “pocket” pets (e.g., rodents, ferrets, rabbits) are quietly rising in popularity as more people discover that these fascinating and complex creatures have distinct advantages as pets.  Getting access to free [...]

By |2023-01-20T12:44:49+00:00January 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays With Your Pet

Pets are a part of the family and, of course, you want to include them in your holiday celebrations. Our team at Urgent Pet Care Omaha shares seven festive, fun ideas to celebrate with your furry friend.   #1: Capture your pet’s beauty in a holiday photo session Your family’s holiday card wouldn’t be complete without [...]

By |2023-01-20T12:45:54+00:00December 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Pet Owners Should Know About Pyometra

Pyometra is a potentially life-threatening condition that most frequently affects older, unspayed female pets and is a common reproductive emergency seen in veterinary hospitals. Our Urgent Pet Care Omaha team wants to provide information about this dangerous condition and explain how you can protect your four-legged family member. What causes pet pyometra? An unspayed female [...]

By |2022-11-18T06:33:31+00:00November 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Small Ways to Thank a Veterinary Technician

Veterinary technicians provide essential veterinary care for pets and their owners. From compassionate nursing care and skilled surgical assistance to client education and support, these team members are the heartbeat of every veterinary hospital.  Unfortunately, in the day-to-day grind of veterinary life, these hard-working heroes don’t always receive the recognition they deserve, so National Veterinary [...]

By |2022-10-21T01:46:41+00:00October 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does My Cat Have Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease?

Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is a common problem for cats, but the term encompasses many conditions that affect the cat’s urinary bladder and urethra rather than a specific disease. Regardless of the underlying cause, signs are similar and include painful urination, increased urination frequency, vocalizing while urinating, blood in the urine, urinating outside [...]

By |2022-09-17T18:21:42+00:00September 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet Heat Safety Do’s and Don’ts

Omaha has experienced record heat this summer, and these extreme conditions can be dangerous for pets. Our Urgent Pet Care Omaha team wants to help by providing pet heat safety do’s and don’ts to protect your pet during the next heat wave. DO understand that heatstroke in pets is a veterinary emergency Heatstroke occurs when [...]

By |2022-08-16T02:55:43+00:00August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Surviving the Sounds of Summer: How to Calm Your Noise-Averse Pet

For most people, the familiar sounds of summer—kids splashing and laughing in the pool, families chatting and grilling in the backyard, or an ice cream truck’s magical music—make us happy, but many pets fail to share the joy. Loud sounds frighten many pets, especially extremely noise-averse pets, for whom the sounds of summer—storms and fireworks [...]

By |2022-07-02T23:33:30+00:00July 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Into the Wild—Camping With Pets

Connecting with nature can be rewarding and relaxing, especially with your four-legged friend by your side. But, camping with pets also can be a walk on the wild side if you are not properly prepared. Before you hit the trail or pitch your tent, check out these tips from Urgent Pet Care Omaha. #1: Be [...]

By |2022-06-15T03:31:59+00:00June 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It Takes a Village: Meet the Assistants Who Care for Your Pet

While veterinarians are the only veterinary professionals who can legally diagnose a pet’s condition, prescribe medications, perform surgery, and give a prognosis, all team members are essential in the “veterinary village” when your pet’s care is involved. Here at Urgent Pet Care Omaha, we greatly value our assistants, who lend a helping hand to our [...]

By |2022-05-16T23:15:37+00:00May 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Veterinary Receptionists: An Essential Part of the Team

This year, April 24 through April 30 marks Veterinary Receptionist Week. Although receptionists go by many names—client care representatives, client service representatives, customer care relations, and more—no matter their label, they’re an essential part of the veterinary team. Here at Urgent Pet Care Omaha, our client service representatives (CSRs) are your first and last point [...]

By |2022-04-19T02:05:17+00:00April 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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