Cushing’s Disease

Cushing’s Disease

Cortisol plays an important role in the bodies of most animals, including aiding immune and metabolic systems and keeping inflammation in check. Disease that disrupts proper production and function can cause serious complications. First, with this excerpt from our...
The Importance of Cortisol in Dogs and Cats

The Importance of Cortisol in Dogs and Cats

The endocrine system is a fascinating network of tissues and glands responsible for vital hormones that regulate many of the body’s functions. Cortisol is one such vital hormone. It is often referred to as the stress hormone, for good reason. However, aiding stress...
Anal Sac Disease

Anal Sac Disease

Anal sac disease is a common issue among pets, especially dogs. While this problem can cause discomfort, treatment is usually quick, simple, and brings great relief to those afflicted. Because of its common occurrence, it’s important to keep watch for symptoms and...
Top Safety Practices When Camping with Dogs

Top Safety Practices When Camping with Dogs

Camping is a favorite pastime for many people around the globe. Escaping crowds and concrete, gathering around a fire, sleeping under stars, fishing, hiking, and simply immersing in nature are beloved experiences for many. If you’re like countless others, you wouldn’t...
Giardiasis in Pets

Giardiasis in Pets

Digestive upset results from many ailments, some worse than others. Giardiasis is one illness that can range from mild and nearly imperceptible to deadly. It’s commonality, ease of transmission, and ability to sicken make this an especially nasty sickness.   Giardia...