When Potty-Trained Pets Start Peeing Inside


If your previously house trained dog or cat is suddenly peeing where they aren’t supposed to, it could be a sign of something more troubling. The team at Mobile Vet M.D. wants to take a moment to discuss house soiling in pets and what you can do to manage the issue.

House Soiling in Cats

Urinating outside the litter box is a common problem among cats and is one of the main reasons cats are surrendered to shelters and even euthanized. There are so many different causes for the behavior, many of which are relatively simple to fix.

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Understanding Anxiety in Pets


Everyone has dealt with fear and anxiety. In small doses, these emotions can help keep us safe and protect us from danger, but when these feelings overtake our lives, it can be problematic.

Unfortunately, our pets are no different. Anxiety in pets manifests differently than in humans, but the physiological effects are the same – nearly every system in the body is negatively impacted by long-term anxiety. Helping your pet manage their anxiety is key to their health and happiness.

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What to Do in a Pet Poisoning Emergency

March is National Poison Prevention Awareness Month, and here at Mobile Vet M.D., we couldn’t ask for a better time to go over the basics of pet poisoning with our readers. If you know or suspect your pet has ingested or been exposed to a potential toxin (medications, rodenticide, antifreeze, household chemicals, etc.), time is of the essence.

Knowing what to look for, what to do, and having a plan in place ahead of time will help you remain calm under pressure and ensures your pet will get the care they need.

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Should You Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

If given the opportunity to ensure their pet’s lifelong health and wellness and support the welfare of other animals in need, the average pet owner would gladly jump at the chance. When you decide to spay or neuter your pet, that’s exactly what happens!

These routine surgical procedures greatly reduce health problems down the road for cats and dogs and significantly impact the number of homeless animals in our community. A win-win situation for sure!

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Cold Weather Standard: When Winter Pet Safety Must Take Precedent

Pet owners are particularly astute when it comes to the many dangers associated with heat and hot weather. Would it surprise you to know that pets face similar risks when it’s cold, wet, and freezing outside? Frostbite, hypothermia, and paw injuries tend to top the list, but other seasonal dangers make it absolutely critical to practice the following tips for winter pet safety.

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A Year in Review: The Top 5 Mobile Vet M.D. Pet Care Blogs of 2018

The last twelve months have been very busy, and Mobile Vet M.D. is so grateful to serve a growing community of dedicated, responsible pet owners. To support you and your best friend, we publish monthly pet care blogs that aim to educate, inform, and celebrate pet owners like yourself. In other words, our blog seeks to answer questions that we routinely hear around the van.

Mobile Vet M.D.’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

If you already caught these pet care blogs the first time around, thank you for reading! For those who are new to our our blog, the following are the most popular posts of the year. Enjoy!

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Want to Enjoy the Season? With Holiday Pet Safety Rules, You Can!

Holiday pet safety can help you have a pet safe holiday


There are few things worse than wanting to have a good time, but not being able to for fear of something bad happening. When it comes to holiday pet safety, it might seem like you can’t decorate or display festive items inside the home for fear of how it might affect your pet. Sure, you want to limit or eliminate items known for endangering pets but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate the way you want.

When you’re proactive, you can truly have your holiday cake and eat it, too!

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Bored? Head Out for Some Local, Pet Friendly Fun!

Pet friendly fun in Englishtown, NJ, can provide great opportunity to exercise with pets

While Englishtown and Monroe Township may not be huge, dog-centric cities like San Francisco or Austin, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of pet friendly fun to be had right here at home. Because pets are our top priority here at Mobile Vet M.D., we’ve done our research to find some paw-sitively paw-some activities to get you and your pooch out of the house this fall.

Local Pet Friendly Fun

With more and more places opening their doors and outdoor areas to pets, it’s never been easier to come up with pet friendly fun the whole family can enjoy. Consider the following opportunities:

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No Laughing Matter: Pain in Pets

Pain in pets can affect your pet's quality of life and can be easily treated by a mobile veterinarian.

We all know how debilitating pain can be, and it’s no different for our pets. However, when symptoms of pain in pets range from obvious to barely discernible, even the most attentive owner can remain in the dark.

In the wild, animals who show signs of pain are a target for predators. As a result, they’ve developed a natural instinct to mask symptoms in order to make themselves appear less vulnerable. This begs the question: how can you identify and manage pain in pets?  

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The Final Days: What to Consider When it Comes to Pet End of Life Care

Pet end of life care can make your pet's passing easierAlthough we don’t want to think about it, all pet owners know that our time with our four-legged friends will one day come to an end. Loving and supportive pet end of life care is an absolute necessity when it comes to providing a peaceful transition for our beloved companions. The team at Mobile Vet MD is here to support you every step of the way.

Comfort is Key

The love and devotion we show our pets is especially important in their final days, and the alleviation of pain and suffering is critical when it comes to their quality of life. The most important thing you can do for an elderly or ill pet is to keep them comfortable Continue…