Helpful Articles

Helpful Articles

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 […]

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 […]

We are here to help during these uncertain times

Dear valued clients of Shoreline Animal Hospital, Over the last 4 days we have seen rapid changes in the measures being taken in our country, state and local communities to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grain Free Diets for Dogs: Myths and Medical Issues

In recent years “grain-free” foods have taken over an increasing market share in the pet food industry, and many pet food companies have jumped on the marketing bandwagon implying that […]

Have you heard of Leptospirosis?

  It seems that most people haven’t.  Leptospirosis (a.k.a.”Lepto”) is an infectious disease that has been around throughout history, but seems to be relatively unknown to most pet owners.  It […]

Tips and Insights for Adopting a Shelter Dog

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans area and as people fled the storm, hundreds of thousands of dogs were left behind to fend for themselves. The dogs that […]

Thunderstorms and Fireworks: Summertime Stress for Dogs

Summer is not a relaxing time for many dogs who suffer from noise phobia.   It is heartbreaking to watch your normally content pup overwhelmed with fear during an unexpected storm […]

Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

Cats are beautiful, sensitive, intelligent and curious creatures that fill a special place in our hearts and homes. Domestic cats are descended from wild felines, and while they are not […]