Pepe le Pew: What Should You Do When Your Pet Gets Skunked

Auburn, CA dog in bath.

Ah, nature. There is nothing quite like it. From the beauty of the forests to the endless array of wildlife living amongst us, nature is a wonderful place to relax and kick back with our four-legged friends. 

Nature, of course, does come with a price sometimes, and that is especially true when your dog encounters a skunk. If that’s never happened to you, consider yourself lucky. But if it does, what should you do when your pet gets skunked? The team at Bowman Veterinary Hospital is here to let you know what to do next.


Hearing is Believing: Pet Ear Care 101

Auburn, CA dog getting ear examined.

Nobody likes a dirty ear, but when it comes to pets, it’s more than just a cosmetic issue. Dirty ears aren’t only uncomfortable, they also put your pet at risk for pain and infection. They may also be indicative of more serious issues.

Ears are essential for hearing and balance, two of the main ways your pet navigates the world around them. Fortunately, pet ear care is simple, and you can make it part of your regular grooming routine with these tips and tricks for success.