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Summer Safety for Dogs

Summer Safety for Dogs

The majority of North America sees its hottest temperatures in July, according to the Global Historical Climatology Network. Average overall temperatures across the globe are rising each year. This heat affects our pets as much as it does us. We must take extra care...

Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Dogs

Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Dogs

In recent years, reports of blue-green algae poisoning in dogs have increased across the United States. What exactly are blue-green algae and why should you be concerned? Here we’ll go over what they are, where they occur, and how to keep your pups safe.  Blue-green...

Pancreatitis in Dogs and Cats

Pancreatitis in Dogs and Cats

The pancreas is an organ that produces enzymes and hormones that aid in digestion and help control blood glucose levels, respectfully. When this organ fails to function properly, as with pancreatitis, it can lead to several complications including pain, organ failure,...

The Dangers of Canine Bloat

The Dangers of Canine Bloat

Canine bloat is a common and uncomfortable condition. Often, it can become severe and lead to a serious and deadly condition that requires immediate medical intervention. Every dog owner should know what bloat is, how to spot it, and what to do about it. What is...

Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that reduces quality of life in our pets by hampering their agility and making the simplest of movements painful. If you have pets, especially elderly pets, it’s important to know the signs of arthritis as well as available...

Why Cats Stop Grooming Themselves

Why Cats Stop Grooming Themselves

Cats are meticulous groomers. Like napping for hours at a time, thorough self-cleaning is a normal aspect of feline behavior. Therefore, when cats significantly reduce or stop their grooming habits it’s a troubling sign that something could be wrong. There are several...

The Epidemic of Obesity in Our Pets

The Epidemic of Obesity in Our Pets

October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Obesity and its causes, effects, and solutions can make for a tough conversation to have, but it’s becoming increasingly necessary. As their caregivers, guardians, and owners, it’s our responsibility to recognize this...