Pet Obesity Awareness

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, over 50% of cats and dogs in the US are overweight or obese, with only 39% of dog owners and 45% of cat owners considering their pet to be in either of those categories. We know that body weight plays a huge role in the overall health…

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Happy Cat Month

Here at Rainier West Veterinary Hospital, we strive to keep your furry family members happy and healthy for their entire lives. We accomplish this through preventative care, such as annual exams, vaccines and routine lab work, educating owners about environmental enrichment at home, as well as the treatment and management of both acute and chronic…

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Itchy Pet Awareness Month

itching dog

Have you noticed your pet itching from time to time and wondered if there is any cause for concern? For some pets this quick itch here and there may be harmless, like a puppy itching at its new collar. However, more persistent itching could mean something more significant is causing your pet discomfort, requiring treatment.…

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