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.
Category: Pet Health
There's added value in petting your older pet: you might see signs of cancer earlier.
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.
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.
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.
What is a Pet Supplement? There are 2 types of pet supplements: dietary supplements and therapeutic supplements.
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.
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.
Your dog peed where? Inappropriate urination in dogs is a concern for any owner and may be caused by any number of reasons from improper house training to behavioral issues.