They aren’t called “man’s best friend” for nothing. The minute you get your new puppy to the time both you and your dog are old, you want to do your best to care for them and keep them healthy. Nonetheless, between the shots, appointments and products bought for your new friend, becoming a pet parent can seem overwhelming.
If you’re a new pet owner, you might be asking, “Now that I have my new pup, how often do I take them to the vet?” or “Do I even need to take them to the vet?” We’ll cover the answers to these questions as you keep reading.
According the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention as of 2014, 52.7% of Dogs in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Just as in humans, obesity is a growing problem in pets that can lead to health issues and shortened lifespans. read more
There's added value in petting your older pet: you might see signs of cancer earlier. read more
Spending the majority of their time on their feet, it is easy to see why it is so vitally important to make sure that you take good care of your dog’s paws. read more
Dogs and cats are just like four-legged people with emotions, habits, and relationships. But when it comes to food, we must remember that our pets do not have the bodies and stomachs of humans. What may be your favorite snack can cause serious damage to your pet. read more
It might be difficult for most people to imagine your playful pups struggling to walk and get out of bed, but there are some solutions and home remedies to keep your beloved, arthritic animals as comfortable as possible. read more
Beware the bufo! That’s the word from pet experts in the south, especially in the spring. read more
What is a Pet Supplement? There are 2 types of pet supplements: dietary supplements and therapeutic supplements. read more
Does one of your furry family members suffer from Diabetes? Out of the 78 million dogs in the US, approximately 2% -1.6 million are being treated for diabetes. Out of the 86 million cats, approximately 1% – 0.9 million are being treated for diabetes. read more
Concerned that Fido might catch your yucky winter cold? Or that petting Kitty could spread your nasty flu germs to others in your household? When we're coughing and sneezing, we know to stay away from other people. But do you need to stay away from your pet, too?Not at all, say preventive medicine experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In fact, "pet therapy" might be just what a doctor would order. read more