CFVC Blog

Financially Planning for Puppyhood

So you just got a puppy and you’ve heard that there are some things you need to do for your him/her to get off on the right foot. Food is the first thing you had to think about, and truth be told, you already bought a bag before you found this post. No problem. You [...]

Financially Planning for Kittenhood

So you just got a kitten and you’ve heard that there are some things you need to do for your him/her to get off on the right foot. Food is the first thing you had to think about, and truth be told, you already bought a bag before you found this post. No problem. You [...]

The Financial Side of Pet Care: Ideas to Ease the Burden

Our goal at the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic is to provide kind, compassionate and comprehensive health care for your pet so that your pet can enjoy a long, happy and healthy life with you. If at first you feel that your options are limited because of financial constraints, consider the ideas here. One or more of them might just help you do more for your pet than you first thought.

Healthcare Is More Than A “Shot”

Health care is more than just a “dog shot” or a “cat shot.” Health care is about taking a complete look at the patient, and taking a thorough history of the patient’s background. We’re interested in complete health care for your pet.

Small Business Saturday

The providers of your pet’s health care are part of your community, and all of us at Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic have a vested interest in seeing a thriving local economy. On Small Business Saturday (November 26), make sure to patronize small business in and around the Cuyahoga Falls area.

On Veterinary Medicine and Cuyahoga Falls

“Practicing veterinary medicine for the past 30 years in Cuyahoga Falls has been one of the highlights of my life.”
–Douglas G. Gates, DVM

Leptospirosis: a potential problem for your dog – and you!

Did you know that Leptospirosis is the #1 zoonotic disease in the world? Learn more about what Lepto means for your dog and for you.

Heartworm Disease and Your Pet

Heartworm disease is a caused by a parasite that lives in the blood vessels around the heart. Dogs and cats acquire these heartworms by being bitten by a mosquito carrying a larval form of the worm. Which dogs and cats are at risk for exposure to heartworm disease?

vaccination nation: Are we over-vaccinating our pets?, pt. 1

There is never a reason to give a kitten a vaccine that he or she doesn’t need. The purpose of a vaccine is prevent disease in the patients that are at risk for the disease. Dr. Ernie Ward joins us to talk about the importance of vaccines and which vaccines are important for kittens.

Don’t Ignore The Cat!

Cats outnumber dogs as pets, but dogs outnumber cats when it comes to health care visits. Why is that? For starters, cat’s hide their illnesses very well. Additionally: veterinary visits can be stressful! We have some ideas to reduce the stress.