Heat stroke is a deadly condition veterinarians see every summer. It can be caused when an owner leaves his/her pet unattended in a parked vehicle, during strenuous exercise at the hottest time of the day or when a pet is kept outside without access to shade.
Taking your dog or cat to their vet appointment can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what to expect. Here are some helpful questions we suggest you ask at your next appointment:
Why does my dog love to dig? Why does she try to “herd” the kids when they play outside? Where does he get those ears? These are some questions that owners of mixed breeds may ask themselves. Now, thanks to DNA testing, those answers may be a cheek swab away.
We know it can be an icky subject to talk about- but there is a lot about your pet’s stool that can be an indicator of their health. Not only is it important to monitor what goes into their body, but it is also necessary to keep an eye on what’s coming out.
Not everyone has time to cook meals for their dog, but with a little effort, you could try adding some healthy toppers to their dry food that you already give them! Here are the top 5 foods we suggest to give a try:
Does your fido or fluffy have bad breath? That offensive odor could signify serious health risks for you beloved companion.
Obesity is an accumulation of excessive energy stored by adipose (fatty) tissue sufficient enough to contribute to disease.
The recent outbreak of canine influenza virus (CIV) in the Midwestern region of the United States has affected more than 1,000 dogs. Should you be worried?
And remember folks, always spay or neuter your pets!