Fleas!

Fleas!

            It’s that time again! Flea season! Cats, dogs, indoor, outdoor. No one is safe from them. Fleas are a pest that can cause all sorts of trouble....
Purchasing Puppies Ethically

Purchasing Puppies Ethically

        Puppies. They are adorable, irresistible and tons of fun. When you want a puppy, you want a puppy right now! But there are some serious considerations to make when choosing your new puppy in order to do so ethically. Don’t rush to purchase...
Book Review: All Creatures Great and Small

Book Review: All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot From as early as I can remember, the stories of James Herriot have been a part of my life. I’m not sure if my interest in veterinary medicine drove my love of these stories or if it was the other way around. To get to...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

                In our latest blog post, we move away from veterinary medicine to discuss current events. Kinship Animal Hospital’s core values are openness, honesty, and integrity. As such, we feel it necessary to have an open and honest discussion of the current...
Warm Weather Worries

Warm Weather Worries

            As the weather here in Richmond warms up, it feels so great to get outside, especially since we have all been stuck at home. So long as you are avoiding crowded areas and keeping your distance from...
Housebreaking Tips for Your New Puppy

Housebreaking Tips for Your New Puppy

Some puppies are easier than others when it comes to housebreaking. If you got lucky with an easy one, congrats! But what about the rest of them? Whether teeny tiny with a small bladder or just plain stubborn, some puppies will give you a run for your money when it...