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6 Common Causes of Coughing in Pets

Pet owners know their pet’s likes, dislikes, and daily habits, and can often set the clock by their pet’s demand for dinner. However, sudden changes in your pet’s daily habits or behavior can concern pet owners. For example, your pet may occasionally cough, likely because of a sudden irritation in a dog, or a furball [...]

Pet Dental Health Do’s and Don’ts

Your pet’s dental health can have a huge impact on their overall wellbeing and quality of life, yet periodontal disease in pets is preventable if addressed appropriately. Our team at Guam Pet Hospital wants to help by providing do’s and don’ts to keep your pet’s mouth healthy, so these problematic consequences can be avoided. DO [...]

Diarrhea In Dogs: The Common Culprits

Diarrhea is a common problem in dogs that can be a minor annoyance, or seriously impact your pet’s health, depending on the underlying cause. Several causes of diarrhea are preventable and easily treatable, but left unchecked, can progress to life-threatening illness. At Guam Pet Hospital, we recognize the value of pet owner education. We would [...]

7 Critical Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Part of responsible pet ownership is spaying or neutering your pet, not only for the health benefits, but also for the good of the overall pet community. While each pet is different, we recommend spaying or neutering your pet between 3 and 6 months of age, before they reach maturity and can begin reproducing. When [...]

Highest Standards of Care That Keep Your Pet Safe During Surgery

At Guam Pet Hospital, we pride ourselves on our high practice standards that provide nothing but the best to the pets in our care. We understand how important your furry companions are to your family, and we strive to provide gold-standard medicine to every pet who walks through our doors. By upholding these values in [...]

What All Pet Owners Should Know About Flea and Tick Prevention

No pet owner wants to see fleas, ticks, or other ectoparasites on their beloved pet. Not only can they be uncomfortable for your furry friend, but once carried into your home, they can multiply, and invade carpets, furniture, other pets, and, rarely, people. Fleas can be especially hard to eliminate once they’ve taken comfort in [...]

Beware That Bite: What You Need to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

Heartworm disease is a common, but easily prevented, disease among pets here in Guam. The disease can cause permanent damage to your pet’s circulatory, cardiac, and respiratory systems, and may be fatal. Read on to learn more about this mosquito-borne illness, and how to best protect your pet from disease.  How is heartworm disease transmitted [...]

4 Reasons Your Pet Needs a Health Certificate

Maybe you are planning a vacation, or you are moving off-island. If your pet is accompanying you on your travels, they will need a health certificate. These documents are paramount, to ensure your pet is healthy enough to travel, and to help prevent disease spread. Our team at Guam Pet Hospital wants you to understand [...]

The Itch They Can’t Scratch—Skin Disease in Pets

Allergies—the thought alone can invoke dread in any sufferer. As we sniffle and sneeze our way through seasonal allergies, our pets itch and scratch. What exactly are our pets reacting to? Guam Pet Hospital takes a look at the types of pet allergies, and methods to manage them.   What are allergies in pets? An [...]

Veterinary Emergency Guidelines for Pet Owners

You want your pet to receive the care they need, but you may not know if you should schedule an appointment for your pet’s issue, or if you need to rush them in for immediate medical attention. Our team at Guam Pet Hospital wants to provide guidelines to help you know what constitutes a veterinary [...]

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