Pet Health Problems

Signs Your Pet Has Arthritis

By |2020-06-08T21:24:47+00:00May 30th, 2020|Pet Health Problems, Pet Wellness|

Signs  your pet has arthritis (Osteorthritis) can happen to any dog, especially when they age.  Most pet owners can remember the early days, when their beloved dog or cat was full of energy, vitality, and curiosity. Many wondered if their pet would ever settle down, and even looked forward to getting [...]

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Cat Obesity Can Harm Your Pet’s Health

By |2020-05-07T18:04:57+00:00April 28th, 2020|Pet Health Problems, Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Cat obesity and human obesity is a real problem in America. Unfortunately, they often live in the same household! People who overeat often tend to over feed their pets. Overweight cats face serious health risks, lower quality of life and perhaps even a feline form of depression. Domestic cats have lives [...]

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Pets and Parasites

By |2020-05-07T18:40:15+00:00April 18th, 2020|Pet Health Problems|

Your Pets and Intestinal Parasites Pets and parasites can make most people cringe.  No one wants their dog or cat to have or potentially suffer from harmful parasites. Warmer weather brings nasty little parasites in the form of hookworms to the surface of the soil. Eggs are ingested through the skin [...]

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Can Pets Contract Coronavirus

By |2020-04-07T18:30:17+00:00April 7th, 2020|Pet Health Problems, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Can Our Pets Contract Coronavirus? With COVID-19 spreading across our nation, many pet owners are wondering if their pets can contract coronavirus. After all, when social media is full of images of dogs and cats wearing facemasks, it calls attention to the possibility. As well, there is concern about whether the [...]

Heartworm Prevention in the Winter

By |2020-01-06T16:43:31+00:00December 30th, 2019|Pet Health Problems, Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Heartworm Prevention Heartworm prevention in the winter can sometimes be as important as in warm weather. Heartworm medicine works by killing the parasites that your pet picked up the previous month. If you stop giving it in the fall or early winter, the parasites might remain and cause an infection. Plus, [...]

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Could Your Pet Have Pancreatitis?

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

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 [...]

Significant Health Problems of the Senior Feline

By |2019-03-01T22:54:03+00:00February 1st, 2019|Pet Health Problems|

As animals begin to age, they are susceptible to a wide range of potential health problems that can range from the mild to the severe. As our pet's guardians, we must be on the lookout for signs of disease as our cats enter their senior years. Many of the diseases that [...]

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