New Year, New Body Condition Score: Help Your Pet Reach a Healthy Weight in 2020

One resolution tops many people’s lists every New Year—shed those extra pounds. While local gyms and fitness centers reap the benefits of January memberships, pets could use their own fitness routine. With more than half our nation’s pets tipping the scales to the chunky side, why don’t you sign up your pet for her own [...]

By |2019-12-17T23:19:26+00:00December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Every Pet Owner Needs to Know about Managing Pets’ Stress and Anxiety

Watching your pet dissolve into a pile of drooling, quivering fur with wide, panicked eyes is heart-wrenching. Many pets suffer from fear and anxiety, whether they show it with mild signs, such as avoidance or lip licking, or with a full-blown panic attack, demonstrated by elimination, shaking, and vocalizing. Cats can also fall victim to [...]

By |2019-11-30T16:49:05+00:00November 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Age is Only a Number: Ensuring Good Quality of Life for Senior Pets

Senior pets are special—they’ve earned their rest and deserve to live their remaining days in comfort, surrounded by the love of their two-legged companions. Many owners recognize their older furry friends are slowing down, but they may not realize that simple changes in diet or routine, plus supplements or prescription medications, can address the reasons [...]

By |2019-10-04T19:56:38+00:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Allergies in Pets: Your Questions Answered

Allergies occur when the body’s immune system overreacts to a substance, causing a multitude of undesirable signs. People suffer from allergies, and our pets do, too.  Which allergies can affect pets? The substance that causes an allergy is called an allergen. Pets can be hypersensitive to any number of allergens, including medications and vaccines, but [...]

By |2019-09-28T22:30:14+00:00October 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons to Fear Parvovirus in Dogs

Parvovirus is a life-threatening infection that can stop puppies and adolescent dogs in their tracks. This viral disease can also occur in undervaccinated adult dogs. Parvo’s cardinal signs of profuse vomiting and bloody diarrhea rapidly lead to dehydration, and without treatment, more than half the dogs who contract parvovirus will die.  That’s an awful statistic, [...]

By |2019-09-28T22:08:33+00:00September 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments