According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 54% of American pets are estimated to be obese. The Canadian Veterinary Medical association estimates that around 60% of Canadian pets are obese or overweight. Being overweight or obese puts pets at significant risk for many health problems and shorter lives. The unfortunate thing is that fat […]
Halloween is a fun time for many people, but it isn’t always fun, or even safe, for pets. Every year, pets become lost around Halloween. They may run away because they are frightened by all of the noise, commotion, and people wearing strange costumes. Sometimes they escape because doors are being opened more than usual, […]
Halloween brings parties, trick-or-treating, dressing up, and general frivolity. Many people enjoy this holiday as a chance to get together, wear fun costumes, and have some social fun. It’s important to remember, though, that there are special risks that Halloween can bring to our cats and dogs. If you know how your pet’s safety may […]
Festive times of the year such as Halloween, Christmas and Easter are marked by the abundance of treats virtually everywhere. These goodies may be fun for us but can be deadly for our pets. Most people know that chocolate is toxic to dogs but did you know that it’s equally important to keep sugar-free candy […]
Different Types of Dog Diarrhea and How to Respond If your dog has diarrhea, or liquidy, unformed stools, you are undoubtedly interested in making it stop. There are two main types of canine diarrhea, and they are likely to require different types of treatment. Acute Diarrhea in Dogs Acute diarrhea in dogs begins suddenly and […]
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Halloween can be a fun time for people, and we often like to include our pets in the festivities. Unfortunately, this can be a scary time for dogs and cats, so it’s important to know how you can prepare them and protect them during this festive season. How Can Halloween Be Dangerous for My Pet? […]
Cancer is a terrifying diagnosis to hear from your veterinarian. Dogs, like humans, can succumb to many types of cancer, and it is the very last thing you want to hear when you take your beloved canine companion in for a check-up. It helps to be prepared with some basic knowledge about cancer in dogs. […]