Dr. Brian Ghere Q&A: Why did you decide to become a veterinarian? First time I decided to become a veterinarian was when I was about 7 years old. Our family had a springer spaniel named Cookie. My two brothers and I were playing ball in our front yard in a quiet suburb . The ball rolled … Read moreCELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF PRYTANIA!
Treat Your Pet with the Tricks of Staying Safe on Halloween! The scents of fall spices and cinnamon are in the air, pumpkins are being carved, decorations are being hung, and costumes carefully selected. Halloween is a fun time of year for families but can be dangerous for your pets. Here are some tips for … Read moreTreat Your Pet With The Tricks Of Staying Safe On Halloween!
Mardi Gras season is a special time of year for all Louisianians. Filled with music, parties, and parades — not to mention delicious food (King Cake, amirite?) — Mardi Gras is a true city wide celebration! But, while we may love the joyful chaos, our Prytania Pets realistically do not. Follow our helpful tips and … Read moreCelebrating Mardi Gras With Your Prytania Pet!
Roses are Red Violets are Blue Valentine’s Day isn’t all snuggles and kisses Sometimes it means a vet visit too! Here at Prytania Vet, we wants you and your Prytania Pet to have the safest Valentine’s Day possible. Whether that means closing the box of chocolates or keeping the cats away from the balloon … Read moreValentine’s Day Pet Hazards
Everyday someone asks why they need to vaccinate their pet against rabies. The assumption is that rabies is no longer a risk for domesticated animals; that rabies is something we’ve successfully vaccinated against and it’s no longer a threat. In reality, while there hasn’t been a documented case of rabies in Louisiana involving cats or … Read moreThere’s No Maybes When It Comes To Rabies! Why Your Prytania Pet Needs To Be Fully Vaccinated
You know the drill — it’s an hour before your Prytania Vet appointment and it’s time to wrangle the cat. But the moment you bring out the carrier, your feline friend darts under the furniture, runs up the stairs, or hides under the house. The chase has begun and a part of you just wants … Read moreHow To Create A Stress Free Feline Vet Visit!
Did you know July 5th is the busiest days of the year at animal shelters across the country? Combine booming, whistling fireworks with loud parties and lots of alcohol and there’s no surprise why so many pets escape on the 4th of July. Below, you’ll find some tips on how to keep your pets safe this holiday. … Read more4th Of July Pet Safety
Summer is coming, and that means fun in the sun for everyone, including fleas. Yes, you read that right—as you and your pet are enjoying the summertime sun, legions of fleas are doing the same. Of course, fleas are a year-round concern, but they can run rampant when temperatures and humidity are on the rise. New … Read moreNo Fleas, Please!
Here are our “Hurricane Hints” to make sure you and your pets are prepared for hurricane season. HURRICANE HINTS: Whether you plan to stay in town or evacuate, we strongly recommend that you make plans for your pets in advance. Please remember, if it’s not safe enough for you, it’s not safe enough for your … Read moreHurricane Hints
Our Prytania Pets love chasing bugs! It doesn’t matter if we’re in the middle of playing fetch in the yard or cuddling on the couch – if they see a bug, they’re going after it. While entertaining, some insects are toxic if ingested or their stings can cause severe allergic reactions, so it’s important to … Read moreSummer Bugs Beware!