How to Give a Cat a Pill: 6 Tips and Tricks

Owning a cat is a great way to expand your family. Their affectionate, playful demeanor makes them favorite pets to hold and watch on the internet. While they are a joy to own and love, it can be heartbreaking when your kitty needs to have medication. Learning how to give a … [Read more...]

5 Hernia Types Pets Can Experience That May Occur In Your Pet

Hernias are a troubling nuisance to humans, but they can be downright terrifying when they happen to your pet. They can be hard to distinguish and the symptoms are often subtle at first.Ahead, we’ll take a closer look at the five different hernia types that your pet might be … [Read more...]

Dosage Guidelines and Benefits of Fish Oil for Dogs

Fish oil is one of the supplements that has become increasingly popular over recent years for its long list of health benefits. People are buying and trying these supplements for the first time all over the world, but did you know they can benefit your dog as well?Ahead, … [Read more...]

Tick-Borne Diseases: Signs, Symptoms, And Prevention

If you enjoy spending time in the great outdoors or have a beloved pet that ventures outside, you'll want to learn about tick-borne diseases. In addition to spreading Lyme disease, ticks can cause a host of other health ailments. Read here for more information.Tick-Borne … [Read more...]

5 Effective Home Remedies For Dog Constipation

If you've discovered that your canine friend is suffering from constipation, you will want to help your dog regulate their digestive system quickly. In addition to seeking advice from a veterinarian,  read here to learn more about effective and safe home remedies to … [Read more...]

Anesthesia-Free Pet Dentistry

The veterinary industry has become increasingly concerned about the current trend of providing dental cleanings for dogs and cats without anesthesia. The American Animal Hospital Association has included a requirement for well-monitored inhalant anesthesia for all dental … [Read more...]

Parvo Infection in Dogs

Canine parvo virus has been around since the 1970s.  It is highly contagious and is passed directly from dog to dog, or indirectly through ingestion of parvo infected dog feces.  Puppies are especially prone to becoming infected with the parvo virus.  When they are first … [Read more...]

The Impact of Stress on Indoor Pets

It has been well established that there is an important link between mental health and overall health and well-being of people.  Avoiding stress plays a critical role in the general welfare of people.  It should not be surprising that the same can be said for dogs and cats.  … [Read more...]

Ask the Vet: What does my vet need to know about cancer in my pet?

In the video below, Dr. Stephen Atwater, a veterinary oncologist, explains the characteristics of cancers in dogs and cats that are important to know in order to determine an appropriate treatment plan.   … [Read more...]

Ask the Vet: My dog has a benign tumor, what now?

Dr. Stephen Atwater, a veterinary oncologist explains the differences between a benign and malignant tumor in the dog or cat, and what the treatment options are for each.   … [Read more...]