Harpeth Hills Animal Hospital’s Top Blogs of 2023

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It’s hard to believe 2023 is already finished, but here we are at the start of a brand new year. As we reflect on the season that just passed, we wanted to take a moment to highlight our top blogs of 2023. Keep reading to join us on this brief stroll down memory lane:

  1. Vaping Around Pets: Okay or No Way?

There are many habits we do daily without considering how they might affect our pets. Vaping has gained popularity in a variety of age groups as a way to avoid traditional cigarettes. Is it safe to vape around your pet, though? Learn about the potential dangers of vaping near pets in this blog post.

  1. The Ins and Outs of Paraphimosis in Dogs

Paraphimosis is a condition that causes a dog’s penis to remain erect for long periods of time. There are a few different causes for this condition, and some of them require veterinary intervention. Learn more about paraphimosis in dogs here and what you can do about it if it affects your dog. 

  1. A Look at Creepy Cat Behavior: Why Does My Cat Stare at Me…?

Cats are definitely quirky creatures. Sometimes these quirks are adorable, sometimes they’re funny, and sometimes they’re downright creepy. If your cat is a bit of a looky loo, this blog can help you figure out why they’re staring at you…and why it looks so creepy when they do it. 

  1. Frito Feet: The Truth About Smell Dog Paws

Do your dog’s paws ever smell like….corn chips? Frito feet is actually a common condition that occurs when bacteria, fungi, and leftover saliva come together to create a breeding ground for certain microorganisms. While Frito feet are not always dangerous, they can become unpleasant for anyone with a nose in your house. Learn more about this unique condition and what it means for your dog in this blog.

  1. Dog Training: Why Is My Small Dog So Aggressive Towards Big Dogs?

Small dogs tend to have a big reputation for being…large on personality. Sometimes this can cause problems, especially around other animals. If you have a small dog that acts aggressively towards bigger dogs, this blog is for you. Learn how to correct this behavior with training so you can have a big (and small), happy family. 

At Harpeth Hills Animal Hospital, we’re more grateful for our loyal clients than ever before. Thank you for continuing to trust us as your veterinary experts. We aim to continue to bring you stellar veterinary care in 2024 and beyond!