What is a Bladder Infection? Bladder infections in pets are similar to those in humans and both result in intense discomfort and pain. An infected or inflamed bladder may be caused by bacterial infection, crystals ...
Accidental deaths and injuries can result from pets getting into toxic substances. Like little children, pets need to be watched and, when left alone, their space needs to be free of toxins and dangerous substances. ...
This is Duke. Duke’s momma was shot by some local kids and our family took him in to raise him. He’s now an ornery, happy and healthy 3-year-old, but I thought you may enjoy some ...
Homemade Dog Shampoo 12 ounces water 1 tablespoons of castile soap 2 drops of peppermint essential oil 2 drops of eucalyptus essential oil 2 drops of lavender essential oil 2 drops of rosemary essential oil ...
There are still many things that veterinarians don’t know about giardia and infections in dogs. Giardia are actually protozoans — single celled organisms. It’s not uncommon for them to be in the intestines of many ...
We have all done it. Our cute, little furry friend is practically smiling at us from beneath the kitchen table. The ears are perked and the tail is wagging. We know what our dog is after. Just a tiny tidbit from dinner would be delightful, right? What could it hurt? It is just a bite […]
When it comes to dog treats I’m always asking my clients why they feel that their dog even needs them. Unfortunately a large percentage of dog treats out there really aren’t that good for your dog and provide no nutritional value. In fact most of them contain things that you wouldn’t ever allow in your […]
When getting a cat, whether from rescue or breeder, you need to ensure that you understand the responsibility that comes with getting a new pet. Just as we do with our children, we must also ensure that our furry friends are looked after. Keeping up to date with their vaccinations is one of the most […]
Last year, Angela, a single mother of three teenage boys, had been in contact with the Greyhound Pets of America (a rescue group that finds homes for retired racing greyhounds). She asked the group if they had an adult dog that would get along well with cats, as Angela also loved cats and had several […]
YES! People have been giving their dogs peanut butter as long as they’ve made peanut butter. Even vets recommend it, especially when you need to hide a pill in something tasty. Gourmet doggy bakeries make all kinds of incredible dog cookies using peanut butter, not to mention many beautiful cakes for dogs feature peanut butter […]
Introducing a new dog into your home can be potentially disastrous. Dogs can be very territorial animals. Even if your dog is normally sweet and docile, precautions should be taken. Before I take a new dog to my home with an existing dog, the new dog must go to my vet for a thorough check […]
Even though puppies are adorable and we are very tempted to snuggle them as often as possible, allowing your dog or puppy to sleep with you is not always the best or healthiest option for either of you. Training your pup to sleep by himself, whether inside or outside of your bedroom, is really the […]
Do you have a dog that marks in the house? You know the signs: your dog seems to be perfectly potty trained. He always asks to go outside. He never has an accident inside. Then suddenly, for no apparent reason, he starts lifting his leg in the house, watering your furniture or some favorite spot […]