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Helping Mushu, the old grumpy cat, to feel joyful and healthy after Feline Diabetes

When Dan was asked to temporarily look after Mushu for a year, he happily accepted the owner’s offer. Dan hadjust lost a beloved cat, and Mushu would soothe his healing heart. Or so he thought. “Mushu was not a friendly kitty as I quickly found out,” remembers this cat lover based in St. Albert, Alberta. […]

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Pet Allergies & Immunology everything you need to know in our FREE eBook!

Itchy Pets? So many pets have allergies, that if your pet is among them, you’re certainly not alone!  While one in five cats have allergies, it’s estimated that almost half of all dogs in the United States suffer from some kind of allergies. That’s a lot of uncomfortable dogs! Did you know – skin allergies […]

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Cancer and your Pet (Preventative Pet Care)

Cancer and your Pet Of all diseases that can strike our dogs, cancer is one of the most feared. In southwestern Ontario alone, human cancer has increased by 37% over the past 30 years, and animal cancer is following suit. Why is this disease becoming such a major health problem in our dogs? One reason is because of […]

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Top 5 Aging Problems in Cats & Advice by Veterinarian, Dr. Janice

Top 5 Aging Problems in Cats and preventative advice by our expert Veterinarian, Dr. Janice: As cats age they experience changes in their health.  As the guardian of an older cat, it is important to understand the most common illness and conditions that affect geriatric felines. Take action. Many of these geriatric issues can be detected […]

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Maggie wins against cat’s kidney disease

Here’s another hopeful story for cat lovers and pet owners: a true “back to life” story of an 18-year-old cat: “My cat Maggie was diagnosed with cat’s kidney disease in 2012 and  I started taking her to the vet for fluids every three days. This got expensive but she’s my baby so I dealt with it. Eventually the […]

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Outdoor dangers for your pet: Heat stress, dog parks and poisoning

Heat stress and exhaustion are common summer problems, however there are several outdoor dangers for pets such as poisoning can happen all year long. Your pets can be in danger even in your backyard, hence the swimming pool or other toxic hot tub chemicals, and need to be kept out of paw’s reach! So here […]

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Itchy Pets? Skin allergy, itch and inflammation relief

Itchy Pets? So many pets have allergies, that if your pet is among them, you’re certainly not alone!  Did you know – skin allergies in pets are the number one reason dogs are brought to their veterinarian; sixth most common reason for cats? In fact, five out of ten reasons for veterinary visits are due […]

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Kaci’s victory against dog kidney disease

I had suspected that Kaci, my senior Jack Russell Terrier was experiencing dog kidney disease. She had decreased appetite and simply appeared to be going downhill, which I initially thought was due to her age. Then I noticed her increased drinking and urination, and it seemed to get worse with each passing day. I started […]

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Canine Pancreatitis: why high amounts of fat in your dog’s diet is unhealthy

It’s summer BBQ season and that means lots of hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken and lots of grease from the grill. Often well-meaning party attenders give dogs hot dogs, hamburgers or whatever else is on their plate. Most of these things are quite high in fat and can trigger a condition called pancreatitis. When most people […]

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Preparing your Pet for Emergencies

A little bit of planning may just save your pet’s life in case of an emergency. With the onset of summer comes storms and for parts of North America, hurricanes and tornados and sometimes floods. Preparing your pet for emergencies in advance is how you ensure that your entire family is looked after! Depending on where you live […]

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