General Health

7 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Traveling alone isn’t any fun and if you’re looking for a travel buddy, pets can make great companions. But before you start planning your trip with your four-legged friend (now that we can move about more!), it’s important to know what you need to do and what to bring to keep your pet safe and

7 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet2020-05-26T14:31:58+00:00

5 Symptoms of Asthma In Pets

5 Symptoms of Asthma In Pets Asthma is a prevalent and occasionally disabling condition that impacts millions of people around the world. While it’s associated with humans, it’s also a frequent issue for many of our pets. Asthma is often a frightening condition and, if left unaddressed, can endanger the life of your pet. It

5 Symptoms of Asthma In Pets2020-05-11T13:13:14+00:00

8 Things You May Not Have Known Were Poison to Your Pet

You’ve probably heard that chocolate is poisonous to dogs and poinsettias are poisonous to cats, but did you know that there are other items in your home that are just as dangerous? Xylitol This common sugar substitute is used in toothpaste, breath mints and gum. It is incredibly toxic to dogs, especially smaller dogs. Even

8 Things You May Not Have Known Were Poison to Your Pet2020-03-31T17:55:15+00:00

Why Spay and Neuter Your Pet?

You might have heard Bob Barker say it—please spay and neuter your pets! But 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 down on

Why Spay and Neuter Your Pet?2020-03-31T17:55:24+00:00

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
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