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Arthritis in Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets: Prevention and Management

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The trend in the pet world has been that animals are living much longer. This great news for pet lovers does come with new concerns for pet parents. Older pets tend to experience health problems as they age, including some ailments many thought were mostly reserved for humans like cancer, diabetes, and arthritis. It might be difficult 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 animals as comfortable as possible. read more

Pet Diseases Increasing

Tiger was a seemingly healthy tabby cat. He enjoyed treats and loved to tackle his toys. He made frequent visits to the water dish, but his owners attributed this to thirst from playing so hard. Then a routine veterinary exam resulted in a shocking diagnosis of chronic cat kidney disease, devastating Tiger's family. Unfortunately, they are not alone in this experience. Banfield Pet Hospital's 2012 State of Pet Health Report revealed an alarming trend: the incidence of chronic disease in dogs and cats is increasing. read more