3 Big Hazards For Your Pets During The Upcoming Holiday Season

Are you the owner of one or more pets? Do you find yourself excited by the end of summer because it means that the holiday season is just around the corner? The holiday season is a great time for friends and family to get together and celebrate another year going by. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also be extremely hazardous for your pets. In order to ensure that your pets remain happy and healthy, it's important to know what dangers that you should be watching out for this holiday season.   Read More...

Diagnosing Canine Urinary Disease: You Are Your Dog's Greatest Ally

You likely don't spend a lot of time worrying about the health of your dog's urinary tract. Your dog's urinary system can be a source of problems from minor irritations to renal disease or certain cancers. But your dog's urinary system is not just a source of problems, it and its urinary output are a treasure chest of diagnostic information and a vital diagnostic tool for many diseases and conditions.    Read More...

How To Protect Your Cat Against Heartworms

Whether your cat stays indoors all the time or goes outside, heartworm disease is an always present danger. This disease is spread through mosquito bites. Since a small number of mosquitoes can enter your home when you open a door, your cat is always at risk. Here's a look at heartworm disease in cats, how it's treated, and how you can keep your cat from getting heartworms. How Heartworm Disease Spreads   Read More...

Why Is My Dog Eating Grass?

Dogs do all type of things that you may not understand, like chase their tails, or relieve themselves in the neighbor's yard instead of yours. These are just a few things that may boggle your mind a bit when it comes to your furry pal. Another one that you may not understand is why your dog is eating grass every time he goes outside. This one has an explainable answer, though.   Read More...

Dog Boarding Vs. In-Home Sitting: Which Is Right For You?

While it is possible to travel with a dog, it's not always ideal to do so. As a result, you may need to make a difficult choice as you prepare for an upcoming trip. Should you hire a pet sitter to stop in and check on your dog, or should you bring your dog to a boarding facility? While there is no universal answer regarding which option is "better," there are some considerations to keep in mind that may help you determine which is best for you.   Read More...