General Health

Preventing and Treating Ear Infections in Dogs

Getting an ear infection can be 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

Preventing and Treating Ear Infections in Dogs2020-01-18T19:24:10+00:00

Three Facts About Pet Food Allergies

When concerns arise about a pet’s health, some pet parents may immediately consider food allergies as the cause. Studies show that food allergies in pets, however, are actually uncommon. And while it is possible for symptoms such as itching, vomiting and diarrhea to be associated with food allergies, many of these same symptoms could also

Three Facts About Pet Food Allergies2019-12-13T19:32:21+00:00

Chocolate Toxicosis in Dogs

Chocolate is a holiday favorite for many people, whether it’s a box of holiday chocolates, cookies or a cup of hot cocoa, this sweet treat is a winter staple in many homes. While we might take advantage of the increase of chocolatey treats around the house, if you have a dog at home these treats

Chocolate Toxicosis in Dogs2019-11-27T11:51:46+00:00

Danger of Ribbon and Ornament Ingestion

It's important to be mindful of the health and safety of your pet before you decorate your home for the holidays. While you may be excited to embrace the spirit of the season and transform your home into a winter wonderland, it’s important to educate yourself on the hazards which decorations can pose to pets

Danger of Ribbon and Ornament Ingestion2019-11-27T11:47:33+00:00

Osteoarthritis: Recognizing and Treating Pets’ Degenerative Joint Disease

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

Osteoarthritis: Recognizing and Treating Pets’ Degenerative Joint Disease2019-10-24T16:48:09+00:00

Double-Coated Dogs: To Shave or Not to Shave?

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.

Double-Coated Dogs: To Shave or Not to Shave?2019-09-17T16:09:58+00:00

Myths and Facts about Grooming Your Doodle-Haired Dog

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.

Myths and Facts about Grooming Your Doodle-Haired Dog2019-09-17T16:13:34+00:00

Puppies and Kittens: The Basics of Vaccinating and De-Worming

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.

Puppies and Kittens: The Basics of Vaccinating and De-Worming2019-09-17T16:15:52+00:00
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