The CDC and the City of Kansas City, Missouri have announced that all vaccinated persons are not required to wear a mask in outdoor or indoor settings.
We will continue to follow the CDC recommendations, as well as the requirements for Kansas City and will update our policies accordingly.
Thank you for your patience and understanding and please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
The Staff at Platte Woods Animal Hospital
May 05 2022
The Companion Animal Parasite Council released its 2022 Pet Parasite Forecast and the details will certainly bug you. Tick populations are on the rise, and they are spreading to new territories,…
Apr 28 2022
During an emergency, time is of the essence. Every minute spent looking for supplies and first aid advice from Dr. Google (there really IS good information out there) delays your ability to assist…
Apr 21 2022
If you are the guardian of a cat or dog, heartworm disease should matter to you. …
Apr 14 2022
A recent study to assess dog owners’ pet food handling and storage hygiene practices has raised awareness of the FDA’s guidelines for doing just so. Wait, which FDA guidelines? If you didn’t…
Apr 07 2022
Inflation, taxes, and the cost of living are on the rise. Pet owners, feeling the financial strain, often look for ways to trim their pet care budget. Stuffed toys get destroyed, scratching surfaces…
Mar 31 2022
Pet owners can do everything right to prevent their pet from becoming lost but, unfortunately, it still sometimes happens. When it does, time is of the essence, effective online and in-person…
Mar 24 2022
March 28th marks “Respect Your Cat Day” and the Canadian province of Quebec is doing its part. Last week, its government drafted legislation to ban declawing procedures in cats (starting summer…
Mar 18 2022
Pet poisoning cases are on the rise; the ASPCA American Poison Control Centre (APCC) assisted in 401,550 cases in 2021 and Pet Poison Helpline (serving Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean)…