11 December 2015
While arthritis is often associated with elderly humans, it's a major issue for dogs as well. In fact, it's estimated that as many as 20 million dogs currently suffer from some sort of joint pain in the U.S. and Canada alone. Unfortunately, just as it is with humans, arthritis in dogs is often difficult to manage and can be extremely painful. The good news is that you can manage your dog's arthritis and help preserve their quality of life without the use of expensive prescriptions.
29 July 2015
As the summer months roll around, the potential for your pet to contract heartworms greatly increases. Humid weather conditions and high temperatures are the perfect breeding grounds for heartworms. Heartworms can also easily make their home in foods that are left outside, especially during the warm months, and many pets, being as attracted to garbage as they are, tend to consume dishes that are laden with heartworms. Luckily, there is a myriad of different ways to protect your pet from the deadly parasite known as the heartworm.
3 June 2015
Whether you're preparing to leave town for a business conference, personal vacation, or another pressing matter, one issue always seems to find its way to the front of your mind: your dog's well-being. Instead of leaving the health and happiness of your furry friend to a trusted neighbor, you've decided to book your dog a stay at a local pet boarding center. Here's how to ensure your dog will remain comfortable even while away from familiar people and environments.