Learning someone you love has cancer is scary, but as a pet parent you have options. This helpful article will help you navigate next steps as you develop an action plan.
Do you suffer from seasonal or year-round allergies? You might be surprised to learn that pets often do, too.
While there are no guarantees, there are steps we can take to decrease the risk that our pets will get cancer.
Each year, “back to school” means lots of changes in humans’ – and animals’ – schedules. Parents are excited for the return to routine, and kids might be dreading it, but sometimes we forget about our pets.
Pet food recalls occur for many reasons. In general, the process exists to protect consumers from food that does not meet quality standards or is tainted with pathogens, excess or deficiency in vitamins or minerals, and contamination with toxins.
This time of year, busy schedules and frequently frigid weather make it harder to stick with healthy habits, such as taking the dog for a walk. Yet finding ways to exercise your dog and cat during the winter can benefit the whole family, and save your pet from becoming a fat cat or a pudgy pooch.
Why do our pets act the way they do? Some pet behaviors are inherited, while others are learned or based on environmental influences. It’s helpful for pet owners to understand the behaviors of their furry friends so that animals may be managed for the health and happiness of entire households.
Dental disease is one of the most common problems identified during an exam at the veterinary office. Signs of dental disease, which pet owners may notice, include yellow or brown tartar build up, bad breath, difficulty chewing or bleeding from the gums after chewing. These are signs of bacteria and inflammation.
Whether your pet is perfectly healthy, overweight, or ill, diet plays an important role in helping animals feel their best.