Keeping Pets Healthy

6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet’s Next Check Up

Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet’s next check up.

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Do I Have to Vaccinate My Pet?

Not sure if your furry friend really needs those vaccinations? Skipping them can cause serious health problems – for your pet and you.

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Managing Your Pet’s Arthritis

Painful arthritis makes walking and jumping difficult for pets. Luckily, you can do a few things to relieve your pet’s pain.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Dog’s Hearing

The acuity of your family dog’s hearing far surpasses that of humans. Hearing is a critical sense to dogs, and when diminished, will increase dependency on the sense of smell. When a dog hears something, he can hear it without moving his head. Many muscles surrounding the ears help dogs get premium sound

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Ringworm in Cats and Dogs

Ringworm is not actually caused by a worm, but rather by a fungus that infects the outer layer of skin and hair. It is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can be transmitted from pets to humans, or people to pets. There are numerous species of ringworm. It is most commonly recognized in cats (often kittens)

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Orthopedic Care for Dogs

Joint problems plague dogs just as commonly as they do humans. That’s why orthopedic care can improve your beloved friend’s quality of life.
Common Orthopedic Issues
A dog’s joint problems may result from a variety of orthopedic injuries and illnesses. In some cases, these vulnerabilities are partly

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Obesity and Diabetes in Pets

Think diabetes only affect people? Overweight pets may be at risk too.

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Natural Stress Relief for Pets

One of the most common complaints from pet owners is that their pets are destructive or disruptive when they are left alone. Dogs may bark, howl, chew, dig, defecate or urinate. Although these behaviors are often a sign that dogs need to be housebroken or crate trained, they can also indicate that a

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Bird Grooming – Wings, Beaks & Nails

The grooming that is necessary for birds is something that may get overlooked, since typically we don’t let them constantly roam freely around our houses like with other pets. However, just because they are set on a perch safe within their cages doesn’t mean that their maintenance should be any less.

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What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

Using antibiotics incorrectly may harm, rather than help, your pet.

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