Investigating the Impact of Music on Pets

listening to music with cat.

Want your boxer to bark less or your Maine Coone to mellow out? Then steer clear of Metallica and opt for Bach. Pet music preferences vary from species to species and even depend upon each individual pet’s personality, but most studies show that classical music is the way to go if you’re hoping to set a relaxing mood or ease your pet’s separation anxiety. But if your cat or dog could customize their own playlist, what would they choose? 

In this blog, our team at Arlington Animal Hospital takes a closer look at pets and music, including the behavioral effects of music on animals. 


The Transformative Power of Therapy Animals

female hugging therapy dog.

Therapy has become a lot more common among people of all ages and from all backgrounds. This has allowed people to learn about the variety of types of therapy, including pet-assisted therapy. Discover the transformative power of therapy animals and how pet-assisted therapy can help people dealing with many different conditions. 


The Importance of Pet Rehabilitation for a Happy and Healthy Life

pet rehabilitation.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation isn’t just for people. When our pets experience injuries, undergo surgery, or experience loss of mobility due to aging or other health conditions, pet rehabilitation therapy can help manage pain, promote improved range of motion, and accelerate overall pet recovery.

Read on to learn more about the ways in which pet rehabilitation therapy can help your pet enjoy relief from pain, greater mobility, and improved quality of life.


Hip Help for Your Hound: A Guide to Canine Hip Dysplasia

canine hip dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a common condition in dogs that affects the hip joint, causing pain and discomfort, and ultimately leading to arthritis.