Valley Fever in Dogs

Valley Fever in Dogs

Valley fever is spreading. It is becoming more prevalent and traveling to new locations. The southwest is a perfect habitat for the fungi that causes valley fever, and because of this, those who live here and those who visit here need to know of the dangers and the...
Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs in Cats

When you live with cats, you’ll likely deal with hairballs at some point. In fact, there’s even a day dedicated to them. The last Friday in April is National Hairball Awareness Day. Here’s everything you never knew you needed to know about hairballs. What Causes...
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...
Rabies in Animals: Facts and Prevention

Rabies in Animals: Facts and Prevention

Rabies is a viral disease, passed from mammal to mammal. The aggressive manner in which it disables the body and brain, before killing its victim, makes rabies a horrific disease. The only way to keep cases low is through awareness and consistent and widespread...