Spring will be here before you know it. If you suffer from allergies, you know it's time to get ready for hay fever season. What you might not know is that your dog could be suffering from hay fever, as well. If your dog comes down with a serious case of itchy skin each spring, chances are it's suffering from the same condition that has you reaching for allergy medications. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take to keep your pet comfortable.
9 January 2017
If you own a pet, you likely appreciate their companionship. You may have spent many days together at your home or out enjoying a pet vacation or outing. Some people get comfortable with these fun and routine activities and do not realize situations that could be dangerous for their pets. Travel Perhaps you have a habit of getting your pet and going for a drive without a second thought. You may have never considered that pets can get injured in vehicles.
16 December 2016
If you have a dog that is usually quite regular in terms of when they need to go outside to relieve themselves and have a bowel movement, it can be quite disheartening to take them out repeatedly and have them not even try to go or even worse, to crouch down and try to have a bowel movement and be unable to do so. Constipation in dogs can be a sign of many different issues, some of which may require a trip to the veterinary hospital.
15 December 2016
Have you ever wondered why dogs always greet other dogs by smelling their rear ends? It's because they have anal sacs that excrete odors that are unique to each dog. Each time dogs have a bowel movement, the anal sacs are emptied. Occasionally, the anal sacs can become clogged—which can cause the sacs to fill with fluid. When that happens, your dog can experience a feeling of fullness or discomfort. Small dogs are prone to anal sac clogs.
27 October 2015
Most stories about feline friends having nine lives are taken with a grain of salt, knowing that science doesn't really provide a reality in which a living creature can cheat death nine times. In the middle of this technological and scientifically advanced world, however, there are still some situations that surprise even the greatest expert. One such case is that of Bart, a one and a half year old cat who was tragically hit by a car and sorrowfully buried in a shallow grave by a neighbor (the family was too sad to handle the burial themselves).
3 February 2015
Puppies are curious creatures and they teeth a lot. Sometimes this teething curiosity leads them to chew on things they shouldn't, like electrical cords. It is likely that you may not see your puppy chewing on an electrical cord. If your puppy yelps and you figure out that an electrical shock occurred, use this guide to look for specific symptoms that your vet needs to look at. Redness on Tongue or Mouth
3 February 2015