November Newsletter 2022

November Newsletter 2022

Winter Solstice Pet Memorial Ceremony Winter can be a time of isolation and loneliness, especially when you are navigating the holiday season while grieving the loss of an animal companion. We have chosen to use the Winter Solstice as a time of reflection, remember,...
October Newsletter 2022

October Newsletter 2022

Arthritis in Cats Most cat owners recognize that as their cats are aging, they start to become less active and agile than when they were younger. Sometimes, this can be a normal part of the aging process, but for many cats, “slowing down” is a symptom of arthritis...
September Newsletter 2022

September Newsletter 2022

Fear Free Approaches at St. Francis Going to the doctor can be a frightening experience for some animals. Just like humans, some pets are especially sensitive to the unusual sounds, smells, and sights of a medical clinic. Veterinarians have to touch animals in ways...
August Newsletter 2022

August Newsletter 2022

St. Francis Open House- Celebrating 30 Years Of Service! The day is nearly here! St. Francis is celebrating our 30th year of providing veterinary care to Roseville and our surrounding communities and we want you to join us! Our Open House will be held on Sunday,...
July Newsletter 2022

July Newsletter 2022

Save the Date: St. Francis Animal Hospital’s 30th Anniversary Open House! We are celebrating our 30th year of providing veterinary care to Roseville and our surrounding communities! Please come to our Open House on Sunday, September 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm to help us...
June Newsletter 2022

June Newsletter 2022

Save the Date: St. Francis Animal Hospital’s 30th Anniversary Open House! We are celebrating our 30th year of providing veterinary care to Roseville and our surrounding communities! Please come to our Open House on Sunday, September 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm to help us...
May Newsletter 2022

May Newsletter 2022

Calming Compulsive Licking Behavior Few sounds drive pet parents up the wall more than a pet who won’t stop licking their paws, legs, bellies, furniture, or the floor all day long. Excessive licking can cause sleep disruption (for pets and their families!), damage to...
April Newsletter 2022

April Newsletter 2022

Anxiety in Dogs and Cats Many people are familiar with anxiety disorders in humans, but did you know that our pets can experience anxiety too? Anxiety is a very normal experience for any animal, and under normal conditions, anxiety helps to keep animals safe from...
March Newsletter 2022

March Newsletter 2022

Parasites and Preventatives Refresher Spring is here, sort of! Despite the occasional snowstorm, our daytime temperatures are consistently above freezing, which means we will have a lot more parasite activity. We have a number of pesky parasites in Minnesota that can...
February Newsletter 2022

February Newsletter 2022

Pro Tips for Medicating Your Pet When your veterinarian prescribes a medication for your pet, you are left with the difficult task of getting your pet to take that medication. Some pets will happily eat anything put in front of them, but what can you do if your pet...