What if I told you that hidden dental disease is one of the most common causes of pain and infection in pets? None of us want our sweet pets to be in pain or to have their lives shortened from infection.
Neutering is a surgery that removes the internal reproductive organs of our pets so that they cannot have kittens or puppies. In males this is called castration. In females it is called spaying. Pets who can still make puppies and kittens are called Intact because they have not had surgery to remove those parts.
Ticks are common parasites that attach themselves to a dog's skin. Ticks can affect both outdoor and indoor dogs. Ticks drink blood and transmit diseases that can cause life long medical problems for the dog and its family. They are more common in some regions than others.
Being a pet owner comes with a lot of different responsibilities. As a caring and compassionate owner, one of your top priorities will undoubtedly be making sure that your pet is as healthy and happy as possible. However, it can be difficult to tell just how healthy an animal is. After all, they can’t tell you if they are feeling unwell or experiencing problems. They may not even know themselves.
The holiday season is here, and that could mean it is time to travel. If you are a pet parent, making your holiday plans will include making the best arrangements for your pet. You need to determine the best option for your furry family member.
One of the things people tend to overlook when preparing for the hurricane season is what it means for pets. You need to remember that if a tropical storm is unsafe for you, it is unsafe for your pet as well. If you need to evacuate before the storm hits, then you should evacuate your pet as well.
Fleas are one of the most common parasites to affect household animals. However, this doesn’t mean that getting fleas is inevitable. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to prevent your pet from ever getting fleas during their lifetime. Here is what you need to know about fleas and the steps you can take to keep your pet safe from them.
Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection in the mouth beneath the gums in the bone and tissue around the teeth. Over time, the bacteria eat away the bone resulting in swelling, bleeding, pain, and loss of teeth. But Periodontal disease is not just for dogs.... cats get periodontal disease too.