Kidney Disease in Older Cats

The kidney is a vital organ in the bodies of both humans and cats, filtering blood which circulates back to the heart, and excreting waste in the form of urine. When the kidneys break down, toxic waste products can build up in the bloodstream, causing severe complications that affect the rest of the body. Unfortunately,…

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Dog Hearing Loss: Is Your Dog Deaf?

Dogs are known for their keen senses, especially their great hearing. Unfortunately, hearing loss in dogs, whether partial or complete, is relatively common. This is why it is important to familiarize yourself with common signs that might indicate that your dog is losing his hearing and some ways to cope with this transition. Signs of…

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Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Dogs are full of life and joy. They provide companionship and endless love to their fur parents, but just like humans, they can succumb to some nasty diseases and disorders that can have a drastic effect on their quality of life. A dog’s health is controlled by a balance of enzymes and hormones that maintain…

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Top 10 Dog Training Tips

Do your dog’s hobbies include begging for table scraps, cuddling on the clean couch, and sprinting off to chase squirrels in the park? None of these activities are unusual or cause for alarm, but it may be time to step in and start training your dog. From bright-eyed puppies to mature dogs, your four-legged friend…

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Inflammatory Arthritis in Dogs

Just as people are faced with arthritis and joint disease, our canine companions may also develop some form of joint disease over the course of their lifetime. Specifically, inflammatory joint disease (although not as common as other forms of canine joint disease) can be a real threat to your dog’s health. Therefore, it’s important as…

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Diabetes in Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

A number of diseases that we associate with humans are also found in our furry friends. Diabetes is one of these, and though the actual number of felines with diabetes isn’t known, it’s estimated that up to 2% of cats have it. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body doesn’t…

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Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs & Cats

Dogs and cats are prone to a wide range of health problems, and while many are not generally life threatening, they can be a huge burden on your pet’s quality of life. Urinary tract infections are one of the most common health problems for both dogs and cats, particularly in older animals. In fact, UTIs…

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Customer Success Story: Bailey & Julie

The overall health and wellness of your furry friend plays a huge role in their behavior and the nature of your relationship with them. Therefore, it makes sense that when pet owners notice that their dog is not feeling his best, it hurts them too. When Julie noticed that Bailey, her sixteen-year-old Chinese Sharpei, Lab,…

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Dog Paralysis: Common Causes & Treatment

As a pet owner, paralysis is perhaps the scariest thing that can happen to your dog. A loss of mobility could mean the end for your furry friend, but it doesn’t necessarily have to. There is plenty you can do to care for your dog if he should suffer from partial or full paralysis. There…

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7 Tips for Socializing Your Dog

Even if your dog is your only pet, occasions will arise when your pup needs to know how to play nicely with others. Therefore, socialization is an important skill to teach your pup. The following seven suggestions will help you teach your pup how to play nicely with other dogs or humans at the park,…

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