Article by Dr. Mary Becker DVM | Found on VetStreet
You have puppy or kitten fever, but you live with a senior pet. Should you get a new animal? We often have the idea that a younger pet will revitalize an older one, but is that really true?
I have found over and over . . . → Read More: Integrating a Younger Pet With an Older Pet
Article by Dr. Nancy Kay, DVM, DACVIM | Found on Pet Health Network
Dogs and humans aren’t the only ones who can suffer from car sickness or motion sickness. Cats can also develop gastrointestinal distress while traveling in the car, and for some, traveling by air or boat can induce the same reaction.
Symptoms . . . → Read More: Combating Cat Car Sickness
Article By Teresa Traverse | Found on PetMD
Gums can be an often-overlooked part of a dog’s mouth, but they’re just as important to keep clean and healthy as your dog’s teeth. Below, learn more about what color your dog’s gums should be, gum problem to look out for and how to help your . . . → Read More: Your Dog’s Gums: Problems to Watch For
By Nicole Pajer | Article Featured on Cesars Way
More companies are starting to allow employees to take their dogs to work with them. Having your dog in your workplace has been shown to boost morale, increase productivity, and keep workers motivated. In addition, it provides employees with a reason to step away from . . . → Read More: How to Bring Your Dog to Work
Article Featured on PetMD
Road trips are basically instilled into Americans as a birthright. We just get in the car, gas it up, turn on the tunes, and drive off into the beautiful sunset. But what if you’re bringing your pet along? Besides packing your pet’s favorite chew toys and a favorite blankie for them . . . → Read More: A Guide for Traveling By Car With Your Pet
Article by Lynn Miller | Found on PetMD
It’s not pretty. When a veterinarian opens a dog’s mouth, he often finds teeth stained brown and red or bleeding gums. In extreme cases, teeth are loose, broken or missing altogether.
Infection, disease and other oral problems are far too common in canines. More than 85 . . . → Read More: 5 Things That Can Improve Your Dog’s Teeth
Article by Mychelle Blake | Found on PetHealthNetwork
Proper exercise for dogs is important to their overall physical and mental wellbeing, but often “mental exercise” is given short shrift when looking at fulfilling a dog’s needs. Dogs that are bored and that have little mental and environmental stimulation can develop mild to severe behavioral . . . → Read More: Five Great Ways to Challenge Your Dog’s Mind
Article by Eloise Porter | Medically Reviewed by Steve Kim, MD | Featured on Health Line
When to Worry About Your Pet
Your dog is part of the family: He’s your best friend, eats your leftovers, and accompanies you on morning walks. But your dog can’t complain, so how do . . . → Read More: 9 Warning Signs You Should Take Your Dog to the Vet
If you have a cat, you don’t need us to tell you how challenging it can be to keep your cat out of restricted areas of the house. Cats are slinky little creatures. So, even though you have set up a nice little perimeter around the Christmas tree to keep small creatures out, cats . . . → Read More: Can Cats and Christmas Trees Co-Exist?
By John Gilpatrick | Article Featured on PetMD
A cancerous tumor is among the most devastating diagnoses a veterinarian will give to a dog.
That’s because cancer is both extremely common in dogs and a leading cause of death. The National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research says that about 6 million of the . . . → Read More: 8 Types of Dog Tumors and How to Treat Them