Summer Fun With Your Pet, and Ensuring Everyone Stays Safe

Summer is passing by—we’ve already experienced the longest day of the year, but there is plenty of warm weather to come in North Carolina, and it’s too soon to let your guard down about keeping your pet safe from heat hazards.  TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Paw Creek wants to ensure that all pet owners understand [...]

5 Tips to Helping Your Pet Cope with Quarantine

Quarantine is new territory for us all. Although you may have mastered working from home and teaching elementary math, have you thought about how this new normal is affecting your four-legged family member? Your pet may be struggling to adapt to your ever-present family, and weird schedule changes, and can pick up on your anxiety [...]

How to Protect Your Pet During the Coronavirus Pandemic

News channels and social media outlets are flooding your everyday life with information about the latest coronavirus, COVID-19. With hand washing tips, social distancing methods, and quarantine protocols filling your head, you may have little room left for worrying about your pet’s risk potential. Fortunately, keeping your pet safe from COVID-19 is relatively simple, because [...]

Welcoming a New Puppy Into Your Family and Your Home the Right Way

Congratulations on your new family member! We know how exciting it is to have a new furry family member, but puppies need similar care and supplies as a human baby to grow up happy and healthy. Let’s explore the needs of your new puppy, Pepper, from her perspective.  Introduce your puppy to her new home [...]

Veterinary and Home Dental Care: Tackle Your Pet’s Tartar with Teamwork

When your pet welcomes you home with a slobbery kiss, do you shudder in horror at the stench? While breath with a slight doggy odor is normal, breath that stops you in your tracks can signal a serious dental problem. Bad breath is only one indicator of poor oral health in your pet. Other signs [...]

The Top 8 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in 2020

At the beginning of the year, you may have resolved to eat better, exercise more, and devote more time to restful sleep than to scrolling through Facebook. Although your resolutions may have already fallen apart a mere month into 2020, strengthen your resolve for your pet’s health this year, and every year in the future. [...]

What Does a Veterinary Technician Do, Anyway?

National Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is celebrated every third week in October. We appreciate the contributions of our veterinary technicians every day, but we wanted to give you a glimpse into all that these integral team members do for your pets. To highlight their diverse knowledge and skills, we’re describing their many roles also performed [...]