Dog Obesity – Does it Run in the Family?

Dog obesity is problematic for canines and often runs in the family! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, there are an awful lot of fat dogs in North America. The association released a study they in 2019 based on the assessment of 1560 dogs gathered from 146 veterinary clinics and representing 41 U.S. [...]

By |2019-11-07T19:31:43+00:00October 27th, 2019|Obesity in Dogs, Pet Welfare|0 Comments

Macadamia Nut Poisoning in Dogs

Macadamia nut poisoning in dogs have symptoms of vomiting, ataxia, weakness, tremors, fever,  hypothermia, and depression. Some cases are mild and typically non-fatal, showing only a few symptoms, and resolve themselves within 48 hours. However, there are serious cases involving constant shaking, high fever, and an inability to walk. If you [...]

By |2019-11-07T19:48:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Left or Right Paw – Which Does Your Dog Prefer?

Sit, Shake - Pet Paw Preference Left or right paw, which one does your dog prefer? One of the first things we learn as kids is whether we are left handed, right handed, or ambidextrous. Which hand is the most comfortable to manipulate and write with becomes almost immediately obvious, even [...]

By |2019-09-24T20:35:38+00:00September 24th, 2019|Pet Behavior|0 Comments

Parasite Prevention Tips

What’s worse than listening to your pet thumping and scratching all night long? Maybe, finding a tick or fleas in your home, on yourself, or someone you love? The mere thought of disease carrying parasites invading our space is frightening. Incidents of Lyme disease is on the rise and can have [...]

By |2019-09-03T19:58:10+00:00August 28th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Could Your Pet Have Pancreatitis?

The pancreas is an organ located on the right side of the abdomen next to the stomach that produces enzymes to assist in food digestion, and insulin production to regulate blood sugar and glucose. The digestive enzymes are secreted into the small intestine, and the hormones enter the bloodstream. When the [...]

By |2019-07-30T20:34:33+00:00July 24th, 2019|Pet Health Problems|0 Comments