Your playful pooch has a happy grin, but sometimes, those teeth in its mouth are anything but attractive to look at. The truth is, dogs can have problems with tartar and plaque buildup just the same as humans, but if you are like most pet owners, brushing is not something you ever really think to do. Brushing a dog's teeth can be a lot of trouble and a major stress-inducing activity for your usually happy pooch.
16 March 2017
It's not uncommon for cat owners to get upset when their feline friend stops using the litter box. But when a cat suddenly starts urinating or pooping on carpet, couches, or rugs, it means something is wrong. Sometimes, the problem is as simple as changing out the litter or moving the box to a new location. Other times, the behavioral change is a sign of a serious health problem. As a cat owner, you need to know about the two things below that will stop your cat from using the litter box.
8 March 2017
Much like human beings, dogs are highly susceptible to developing cancer sometime in their lifetime. In fact, canine cancer is likely to affect 1 in 4 dogs, and cancer is actually one of the top disease-related killers in dogs. Catching cancer in its early stages is the key to preventing tumors from growing out of control. As your dog ages, it's crucial that you take them in for regular veterinary check-ups.
25 October 2016
Maintaining your dog's vaccination schedule is an important way to keep them healthy. However, there may be times when your dog should postpone a vaccine or skip it altogether. One of these times is if your dog is severely ill and their immune system will not be able to work with the vaccine to build immunity. However, if your dog is only mildly or moderately ill, a vaccination may be more beneficial than harmful.
18 July 2016
When your pet rat is sick, you may find yourself questioning whether it's serious, or something you can handle by yourself at home. While vet attention is never a bad thing--it's always best to know that your rat is okay for sure--some health symptoms do point to a more urgent veterinary problem. In rats, this is even more important; their small size and fast metabolism mean that infections and illnesses can quickly overtake them if left untreated for even a short amount of time.
20 May 2016
Has your kitty developed a fondness for canned tuna fish? Do you often cave to their desires and crack them open a can to enjoy for dinner? If you're doing this often, you could be putting your cat at risk of developing some serious health issues. Read on for two signs your cat's health is in danger because of their love of tuna. Their Sniffer Is In Overdrive Taurine is an essential amino acid.
14 April 2016
Hookworms are tiny parasites that live and breed in the small intestine of dogs and puppies. Canines that have hookworms often become anemic, and this is especially dangerous for puppies. Humans are also at risk for developing an irritating skin condition when exposed to hookworm larvae. Read the information below to find out three surprising things that you never knew about hookworms in dogs. Dogs Can Get Infected With Hookworms In Three Different Ways
5 April 2016