What To Consider When Caring For A Senior Cat
Improved nutrition, infectious disease prevention, and advances in veterinary medicine have resulted in our cats living longer and healthier lives.
What To Consider When Caring For A Senior Dog
Dogs older than seven years of age are considered senior pets. Senior dogs are in the stage of life where aging begins to affect every organ system.
Recognizing & Treating UTIs In Cats
While urinary tract disorders are fairly common in cats, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly uncommon.
Memorializing Our Pets Honors Them & Helps Us Heal
We celebrate our pets! We have cake on their birthdays. We wrap presents for them on the holidays. We buy them special toys when they are sick. When they pass on, we are sad, but we can also celebrate their life one more time.
Understanding Canine Parvovirus
Parvo, or canine parvovirus (CPV) infection, is a relatively new disease that appeared for the first time in dogs in 1978. Because of the severity of the disease and its rapid spread through the canine population, CPV has aroused a great deal of public interest.
Pet Selection: What To Consider When Choosing A Cat
You’ve probably heard lots of funny cat anecdotes; about how you don’t own them…they own YOU; how they feel superior to everyone, especially dogs; that they expect to be treated like royalty. If you are considering a feline acquisition, first consider this: lots of those remarks are true! They’re also funny, curious, and sometimes extremely cuddly!
Follow These Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pet
TRICK OR TREAT! Halloween is an annual event that most children, and lots of adults, look forward to enthusiastically, anticipating a day and evening filled with masks, candy, and all things spooky! But this holiday can be particularly scary for the furry children in your family.
Pet Selection: What To Consider When Choosing A Dog
Dogs can be amazing family members and greatly enrich our lives! Adding a dog to the family is also a serious commitment, and research before choosing a dog will help set the family and the dog up for success.
Are Your Dog’s Respiratory Symptoms Caused By Canine Influenza?
Canine influenza virus (CIV) is primarily the result of two influenza strains: H3N8 from an equine origin and H3N2 from an avian source. Both strains were previously known to infect species other than dogs but can now infect and spread among dogs.
Making The Difficult Decision Of Euthanasia For Your Beloved Pet
The longer the relationship, the stronger the bond. The stronger the bond, the more challenging it is to consider the end of a pet’s life, including the difficult decisions around euthanasia.