Along with the warmer temperatures and pleasant weather that the summer months bring, they can also bring allergies. And just like people, pets 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
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If your cats or dogs have been scratching or biting themselves more often than usual, this could be a sign of fleas or ticks. To help your pets, it’s best to check these spots right away not only for the well-being of your pets, but because these critters can cause serious issues in your
Although it’s important to protect your pets from fleas and ticks year-round, late March until late November is the official season of fleas and ticks. And while it’s common to know that pets who go outdoors need to be treated with flea and tick preventative medicine, it’s also key to treat your strictly indoor
If you’ve ever loved a pet, you know they’re a true part of the family. We want them to be happy and healthy, and the thought of them being ill or in pain is overwhelming. Most times, we know when there’s something off with our pets, but at what point should we be concerned?
Easter is a wonderful holiday full of family time, fun and of course, baskets full of goodies. But did you know it’s also one of the most dangerous times of the year for pets? Please help your pets stay safe by becoming familiar with the hazards, and spread the word to your family and
You’ve probably heard that you should spay or neuter your pets, but do you know why? In the United States alone, the ASPCA estimates that 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters every year. This includes both cats and dogs. By spaying and neutering animals, you are doing your part to help cut
While brushing your dog’s coat may seem like a chore for both you and your pup, regular brushings are actually an essential part of keeping your best friend happy and healthy. It doesn’t matter whether your dog’s coat is short, long, thin or thick, regular grooming not only helps keep him looking good, it
Ear infections are painful and irritating, and it’s no different for dogs. Dog’s ear canals are the perfect breeding ground for infection-causing bacteria and other microorganisms, especially if your dog has long, floppy ears or likes to swim. Ear infections are one of the most common reasons pet owners bring their dog to the
As pet moms and dads, we value keeping our furry family members happy and safe. One of the best ways to care for your pup is to maintain a healthy weight. Signs Of Obesity Veterinarians warn that obesity in pets is more common than you think. Too much weight gain has severe consequences, leading
Fleas are blood-sucking parasites that can cause health problems for our fur friends. If your pet has fleas, he may suffer from an allergic reaction to the flea's saliva, or even develop anemia from the loss of blood. And while they don’t pose a serious risk to us, we do not want them in