Understanding Pet Health Conditions

Going Camping With Fido? 3 Tips To Keep Him Safe

When your four-legged furry friend is as much a part of the family as the rest of you, there is no way that you are going to leave him behind when you go on a camping trip. The campfires, s’mores, and nature just wouldn’t be the same without you best friend. Dogs love the outdoors, […]

Head Pressing: Explaining Hepatic Encephalopathy

Bringing a dog or cat into your home is a wonderful experience, but this new family member will require a great deal of love and care. While feeding and training your new dog or cat are most likely priorities, ensuring they are healthy is also important. Unfortunately, many early warning signs of serious medical conditions […]

Caring For A Chameleon – Is This The Right Pet For You?

If you are interested in undertaking the task of caring for a reptile, you may have consider getting a chameleon. Chameleons can easily change their color, making them very interesting to watch. Some people believe they match their colors to their surroundings, helping to keep them hidden from prey while in the wild. This however is a misconception. They […]

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5 Tips For Finding A Missing Cat

Cat lovers can become very bonded to their pets, so discovering that a beloved cat is missing can be very stressful and upsetting. If your cat has gone missing, it is essential to act promptly is you want to increase the likelihood of it being found. Use the following tips to help find your missing […]

4 Tips For A Stress-Free First Cat Boarding Experience

Boarding your cat is a convenient and safe way to make sure they are well taken care of while you are away on vacation. If you’ve never boarded your cat before, however, it can also be a bit nerve-wracking. Cats tend to like routine, so bringing them to an unfamiliar place with people they don’t […]

The 4 Best Supplements To Keep Your Elderly Dog Healthy As Long As Possible

Trying to help your aging dog make the most of their 10th, 11th, or even 15th year? Supplements can go a long way in reducing pain and health complications that arise from aging in pets, but not all of them are useful or even safe. These four supplements are all well-known to vets and reliably […]

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Radiation Treatment For Your Cat’s Hyperthyroidism

Your veterinarian has diagnosed a thyroid tumor in your cat. The tumor causes the thyroid to put out more of the hormone which regulates your cat’s metabolism. This creates your cat’s nervous behaviors and their insatiable appetite. This type of cancer can be cured with radiation therapy. Once the tumor is gone, your cat’s metabolism […]

Three Health Problems That Could Cause Your Dog’s Heart To Fail

True “heart attacks” in dogs is very rare. For one, dogs metabolize fats differently than humans, so plaque build up and blockages in the arteries are not usually a problem. This doesn’t mean that your dog can’t suffer from a heart blockage or other problems that could cause, fainting or even sudden death. Here are […]

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Tularemia: What All Responsible Dog Owners Should Know

Lyme disease is not the only disease that can be passed on to your dog via a tick bite. Tularemia is another highly fatal condition that your dog can acquire from a tick bite. Carried by Lone Star, American dog, and Rocky Mountain spotted ticks, it is seen across the United States.  As a responsible […]

Hypoglycemia And Small Dogs: A Deadly Combination

Hypoglycemia is a life-threatening condition in which blood sugar drops to dangerously low levels. While hypoglycemia can be caused by a wide number of things, including infection, poor nutrition, stress, and low body temperature, it can occur for little to no reason, especially in small dogs, such as toy breeds, and puppies. A small dog […]