According to VCA, about 25 percent of vet visits for dogs are due to skin problems. When nutrition issues are at the root of those problems, they are often due to unbalanced diets, either due to their being poorly homemade or poor-quality commercial foods.
Modern life has led to a rise in microbiome-associated disorders and inflammatory diseases in our pets. That makes it all the more critical for us to pay attention and keep our pets’ digestive systems in top shape. Here are a few natural ways to help your pups and kitties maintain a healthy gut.
Just when you think you’re clever by burying that tablet into a mound of peanut butter or mixing it into their food, your pet proudly leaves their vitamins in the clean bowl behind them, But that doesn’t mean you have to give up on giving them their vitamins. Here are a few tips!
Supplements are a great way to keep our beloved pets healthy and happy. When you give your pet supplements in an interactive, personal way, you’re taking care of their health and strengthening your bond all at the same time!
When you bring your cat in for a check-up, your veterinarian may draw blood or recommend preventative care routines, like a dental cleaning or grooming. But what are some of the most common serious ailments for cats that your veterinarian wants to help you prevent and control? Here’s what you should know.
As we humans grumpily “spring forward” and lose an hour of much-needed sleep, some of our feline friends are equally annoyed by the Daylight Saving Time switch. Here’s why they go bonkers and what you can do about it.
March is National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month. It’s an important time to go over some pet poison prevention tips to keep our cats and other animals safe. Help spread the word so we can educate pet parents and save some cats!
March is National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to go over some safety tips and prevent accidental poisoning in cats and other animals. Here’s a list of plants that could poison your cat.
Cats can easily be accidentally poisoned by many common things you probably have in or around your home, including plants, foods, medications, and chemicals. Here are the top accidental causes of cat poisoning that you should watch out for.
Sure, we’ve all seen photos, videos, cartoons, and movies where cats happily lap up milk. It’s an old cliché at this point. But the truth is most cats can’t digest milk at all. Here’s what you should know about cats and milk.
The idea of giving your cat marijuana may sound funny. But there’s a growing community of people who believe medical marijuana is a safe and natural alternative to veterinary drugs. Many dog parents are also touting the benefits of giving their pets cannabis. Ca
Periodontal disease — or gum disease — is one of the most common diseases your cat might suffer from. About 70 percent of cats over the age of three have some form of oral disease. Here’s what you should know.
Vaccination is a medical procedure, and the decision to vaccinate is made based on the risks and benefits for each individual cat. To not vaccinate our pets is not an option. Here’s what you should know.
February 14 is Pet Theft Awareness Day — a day to make sure pet parents know about pet thieves and how to prevent theft of beloved furry family members. Here are four sensible precautions you can take to minimize the chances of someone making off with your cat.
What happens when something seems amiss with your cat, and your vet doesn’t seem to be making any progress in diagnosing or curing the ailment? Is it best to continue to put faith in the vet’s abilities? Here’s what you should know.
It’s a sensible and common sense idea to filter tap water before you drink it, and there are some good reasons you should filter your cat’s water too. Here’s what you need to know about the benefits of filtering your feline friend’s water and how to get started.
There is no short yes or no answer to whether cats can eat tofu. Technically, it’s not toxic to cats, but it also won’t provide the amount of protein that they need in their daily diet. Here’s what you should know.
As the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping, you may have noticed that you’re not the only one in the household who can’t seem to shake the “winter blues.” Does Seasonal Affective Disorder affect our cats? Here’s what you should know.
February is Pet Dental Health Month, so it’s a great time to learn about taking care of your cat’s teeth and mouth. Dental problems are some of the most common issues vets see in their patients. So does your cat really need dental care? Let’s dig into the answer.
Your little baby is all grown up and about ready to be spayed if she’s a girl or neutered if he’s a boy. What should you expect before, during, and after the operation? Here are a few things you should know to prepare for the spaying or neutering procedure.
If your cat has packed on too many pounds, you may wonder how you can safely put them on a diet. You must first talk to your veterinarian to make sure that your cat needs to lose weight and to make sure that you get the best advice for your individual feline. Here are a few tips to get started.