Sudden Changes in Dog Behavior and When to Visit a Vet


Sleeping all day, a sudden loss of appetite, wanting to be left alone, dogs, just like us, don’t always feel too well. Although our dogs can’t talk and explain how they feel in words, they can communicate nonverbally through their body language and behavior. A sudden change in dog behavior should be enough to consider

Sudden Changes in Dog Behavior and When to Visit a Vet2018-10-13T03:50:18+00:00

Glaucoma Screening


Much like humans, cats and dogs can suffer from a chronic eye disorder known as glaucoma. The condition is associated with an increase in pressure within the eye (intraocular pressure or IOP), causing progressive damage to the optic nerve tissue. If the pressure isn’t relieved, the retina and optical nerve may get severely damaged in

Glaucoma Screening2018-10-16T22:48:32+00:00

5 Important Tips for Caring for a Pet with Cancer


Learning that your pooch has cancer can be both a shocking and heartbreaking experience. Watching him undergo chemotherapy or radiation can be overwhelming. Nevertheless, it’s important not to lose hope. After all, all is not lost. You need to keep in mind that you are your dog’s caretaker and support system. Now, more than ever,

5 Important Tips for Caring for a Pet with Cancer2018-10-05T15:40:10+00:00

What Pet Medications Are Safest For Your Animal


When it comes to your pet’s health, chances are you will do whatever it takes to keep him healthy and happy. A healthy diet, exercise, and regular veterinary check-ups are great steps to keeping your animal in the best of health. But even with the best care possible, sometimes your pet will need medication. Whether

What Pet Medications Are Safest For Your Animal2018-09-26T17:37:25+00:00

Pet Cancer


Many people are unaware that cancer isn’t just a human condition; it affects cats and dogs as well. In fact, statistics show that one in six cats and nearly half of dogs over the age of 10 will develop cancer in their lifetime. Neoplasia, or the abnormal growth of tissues or cells in the body,

Pet Cancer2018-09-10T04:41:00+00:00

Summer Heat and Humidity: The Effects of Heat on Dogs


The warm, sunny weather of summer is something we all look forward to every year. It means sunshine, vacation, and beach trips to all of us. Unfortunately, summertime isn’t always good news for pets. Heat stress, especially in dogs, is a not something to take lightly. Unlike humans, they do not have an effective defensive

Summer Heat and Humidity: The Effects of Heat on Dogs2018-09-01T17:05:22+00:00

Top Causes for Dog Eye Ulcer


Has your dog had irritated eyes lately? Are the white parts of his eyes very red? Is he squinting or holding his eyes shut? If you’ve noticed any of these signs, there is a possibility that your pet could be suffering from an eye ulcer. Also known as the corneal ulcer or ulcerative keratitis, a

Top Causes for Dog Eye Ulcer2018-08-27T14:32:16+00:00

Heart Failure in Dogs: What You Need to Know


Any time you take your dog to the vet, you want to hear good news. And, the vet definitely wants to tell you good news. Unfortunately, some medical conditions are more difficult to share and hear about than others. Congestive heart failure in dogs is definitely one of the more difficult ones, as the condition

Heart Failure in Dogs: What You Need to Know2018-08-18T22:54:18+00:00

5 Signs of Dental Disease in Dogs & Good Dental Hygiene


We love our pets like family and sometimes we treat them better than our fellow humans. The last thing we want is to take them in for an unnecessary visit to the vet for something like dental disease. Dental disease in dogs, also known as periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection of the mouth. In

5 Signs of Dental Disease in Dogs & Good Dental Hygiene2018-08-09T18:19:51+00:00

Pet Owner Tips for Pet Exercise


Humans have evolved over the years to adapt to new circumstances. With less hunting and gathering and more computer work, humans are sedentary more than ever before. While many animals, such as dogs, are prone to an active lifestyle, they tend to take on the lifestyles of their owners. Essentially, how you live your life

Pet Owner Tips for Pet Exercise2018-08-01T17:35:15+00:00
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