October 31, 2020
Your animal companion can develop skin conditions in the same way that you can. It can occur when the immune system overreacts to certain elements, such as pollen or fleas. Unfortunately, your dog cannot tell you what the problems are.
September 30, 2020
Since our pets can’t speak, it’s often difficult to tell if and when they are in pain. Some can be quite obvious, such as a sudden whimper or a noticeable limp. But there will be times that the signs will be more subtle.
August 31, 2020
Millions of people own pets. Sure, it’s fun to snuggle with a furry cat or play fetch with a dog, but there’s a lot more that goes into being a responsible owner. The professionals remind people about the importance of a proper diet, wellness checkups, and ensuring that pets have what they need to handle the hot summer months.
August 3, 2020
Vaccinations are one of the most effective forms of preventative medicine available to protect your pet from the many dangerous viral and bacterial diseases that could threaten their long-term health and wellbeing. In fact, experts agree that widespread use of vaccinations within the last century has prevented death and disease in millions of animals.
June 12, 2020
Parvovirus is a highly contagious disease that can prove fatal to dogs. It is for this reason that parvovirus vaccinations are one of the core vaccinations that is recommended for all dogs, regardless of their age, health or location. There are two different forms of parvovirus.
May 31, 2020
Puppies are naturally a little more vulnerable to illness thanks to their immature immune system. This means that as owners, we have to pay particularly close attention to their health and wellbeing.
April 30, 2020
Health experts have always said that prevention is better than cure. Here are some effective ways to prevent Lyme disease in your pet, at any time of the year.
March 31, 2020
When it comes to keeping your pet safe, you want what is best for them. While it can seem tempting to feed them human foods, some of them can actually be quite dangerous for your furry friend. Other substances, such as household cleaners, can be equally dangerous.
February 29, 2020
You care for your pets by giving them fresh water and food every morning. You may also give them a good brushing. But is dental care on your list of pet care tasks? If not, then it should be. There are some best practices to follow when it comes to caring for your pet’s teeth, as well as things you should avoid.
January 30, 2020
You probably realize that your dog, just like us, needs regular exercise to be healthy. Getting some physical activity in each day is good for your canine’s cardiovascular health, keeping their bones and muscles strong, joints supple and very importantly, their weight under control. This is essential since gaining excessive amounts of weight can cause your pet to experience significant health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis and diabetes. However, exercise isn’t only necessary for your pet’s physical health. It also has a significant impact on your pet’s day to day behavior too. This is because canines, and specifically young dogs, have a great deal of energy that they need to expel. If they don’t, it can lead to them developing destructive and undesirable behaviors such as chewing things that they shouldn’t, scratching and shredding furniture and making excessive noise.