18 June 2019
Cats can experience vision problems as they get older, while others can have them while still young. Unfortunately, it's often difficult for pet parents to notice that their cats have a vision problem at all, especially since cats hide their own ailments so well. If you don't know what to look for in order to catch vision issues early on, keep these three symptoms in mind for the future. Large Pupils
23 May 2019
Finding a local dog boarding service is important if you're frequently away from home. Whether you're on vacation or traveling for another reason, having a suitable place to leave your pet for a few days is always a comfort. You don't necessarily have to be away overnight to make use of the boarding service, however. Many boarding professionals will happily take your animal for the day—you drop it off in the morning and pick it up sometime that evening.
1 May 2019
Summer will be here in a few months. If you haven't taken care of your dog's vaccinations, schedule an appointment with the veterinarian right away. Summer can pose additional risks for your dog, especially when it's not properly vaccinated. Here are just four of the reasons you need to make sure your dog is current on its vaccinations before summer arrives. 1. Ensure Uninterrupted Travel If your dog is going to be traveling overseas with you, it's important that you schedule an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as possible.
25 April 2019
You can get dehydrated as a human, and so can your dog. You know how you feel and can do something about it, but your dog can't tell you how he's feeling. If he's dehydrated, you have to know and understand the signs your dog is exhibiting. Read on for signs of dehydration to keep and eye out for. Vomiting And Diarrhea If your dog is vomiting, has diarrhea, or doesn't have any appetite at all, it could be a number of different things going on, but it could also be dehydration.
24 April 2019
Congratulations, you're a proud new pet parent! Now that your pup is finally home, what's next? Learning about pet wellness is an important step to making sure your canine companion is happy and healthy. If you're a first-time dog owner, take a look at what you need to know about wellness and care over the first year. When Should Your Puppy First Visit the Vet? Unless you have documented proof that your puppy recently saw a vet, now is the time to make their first appointment—especially if the dog comes from a shelter or has an unknown medical background.
22 April 2019
If you have a senior dog and notice they are having a hard time getting up and down, this can be due to many things. Below are two of these things, along with the symptoms and treatment available, if any. You can then get your dog the care they need. Hip Dysplasia Hip dysplasia is more common in larger dogs, such as Great Danes, St. Barnards, German Shepherds, Bernese Mountain Dog, and more.
18 April 2019
When you have a sick animal, you either take that animal to the vet clinic or you have veterinarians visit your location to treat the animal when it is a large animal, like a cow or horse. Most of the time a vet will prescribe a course of treatment that uses an "animals only" medicine or an anesthetic or sedative meant to calm the animal if the animal has a wound that needs stitching.