The traditions of Thanksgiving usually include family, fun and lots of food. And because many pet parents consider their dogs and cats to be part of the family, pets are often included in these Thanksgiving festivities. However, food is one part of the holiday you’ll want to keep a close eye on if you plan
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You’ve heard the saying that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. That may be because your old dog’s joints aren’t as elastic as they used to be. Some middle-aged (6-8 years) and senior pets (older than 8 years) begin to develop osteoarthritis, which can slow them down and make movement difficult and sometimes
Matted pet hair not only forms unsightly clumps in your pets’ coat but may also become dangerous to the point of putting your pet’s health – or life – at stake. By knowing about some of the dangers of matted pet hair, as well as doing some simple do-it-yourself grooming and pet maintenance, you can
Most dogs and cats can safely be groomed for the first time when they are about 12 to 16 weeks old and after they have received all necessary shots. But in order to fully prepare your pet for his or her first grooming, there are four things you can practice for making the first –
Every pet is unique and PetWow understands that. In order to cater to the needs of different pets and pet owners’ schedules, we can come to you. We offer both in-hospital and at-home veterinary services in the Florence and Highland Heights, Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati areas. Read on to learn more about the exclusive services we offer at our pet care center locations or in the comfort of your home.
One of the most important factors for your dog’s optimal health is its diet. With so many options of dog food to choose from, walking down the pet food aisle can be overwhelming. Every dog is different, but there are some suggested dog food ingredients that are better than others. Here are some ingredients in dog food that we recommend to keep your dog happy and healthy.
Along with the warmer temperatures and pleasant weather that the summer months bring, they can also bring allergies. And just like people, dogs can have allergic reactions to a variety of things in their environment. However, their allergic reactions can be decidedly different than those that people experience. By exploring three of the common kinds of allergies that dogs face – and taking a closer look at dogs’ allergic reactions – you may be able to tell if your canine is experiencing discomfort because of an allergy.
Most pet owners would agree that protecting their pets from preventable health risks is an easy-to-keep priority. And while exercise, eating right and drinking plenty of water can help to keep pets healthy and active for many years, preventing deadly heartworm disease should also be among your top priorities. Understanding how heartworm disease is transmitted, how it affects pets’ health and how you can prevent your pets from contracting heartworm will help you to keep it top of mind.