December 10, 2017
It’s sometimes the fear of the unknown that keeps us from doing some things. Taking our pets to the vet is no exception. It can be expensive, I know.
September 25, 2016
Dosing guide for cats and dogs for several common flea medications.
July 12, 2016
Yep, it’s that time of the year in the northern hemisphere: summer. And without fail, there are people who somehow feel that their dog will be just fine in the car with the window cracked because they won’t be gone long. Well… that just ain’t so! Tests have shown that cracking windows open does not decrease […]
January 22, 2016
This Treat vs Poison infographic shows you which common snacks may be harming your cat, and highlights a few healthy options you may not have considered before. Source: Vet Medic
November 2, 2015
Did you know that there are more than 73 million domesticated cats in the United States and more than 500 million worldwide?
October 29, 2015
Did you know that many of the fruits you eat can also be given as treats to your dog? Just cut it up into pea-sized pieces for a healthy, low-calorie snack.
September 18, 2015
Ever wonder which wormer kills what worm? If you know what specific parasite is affecting your dogs, you don’t need to spend the money on a broad spectrum dewormer when a specific anthelmintic will suffice. Why attack something that isn’t there? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
August 25, 2015
I stumbled over this list of things owners of deaf dogs know all too well, but maybe didn’t realize about themselves. You Know You Have A Deaf Dog When … Your dog ignores you by turning his head. Your dog doesn’t care if her favorite toy has a squeaky or not. Your dog likes to […]
August 22, 2015
This Treat vs Poison infographic shows you which common snacks may be harming your dog, and highlights a few healthy options you may not have considered before. Source: Vet Medic
July 27, 2015
Signs of Dehydration in Dogs Dehydration occurs when the total body water is less than normal. Usually it involves loss of both water and electrolytes, which are minerals such as sodium, chloride and potassium. Dehydration is caused by either a lack of food or water intake or an increase in water loss through illness or […]
July 16, 2015
Some human medicines can be used for dogs and cats. You can see a list here. For use in dogs, here are a few human meds and the dosage to use for dogs. Always check with your veterinarian before administering any drugs to your pets. Medicine Canine Dosage Used for Buffered Aspirin 5 mg per […]
July 3, 2015
This information is meant as a guide for you in an urgent or late-night situation. It is not meant to replace the examination and diagnosis of a veterinarian. These treatments are generally safe when administered as described, but may not be appropriate in every case. Use this information at your own discretion. Vomiting – Remove food bowl […]
July 1, 2015
What to do with your pets when you go out of town or are away from an extended amount of time? The simplest — and least stressful — is to do nothing with them. Leave them home in the environment they know the best and have help come to them. Hire a pet sitter! But how […]
February 12, 2015
It’s so easy to give your pets a bite of what you’re eating, but many foods can make animals sick, and it’s important to know the foods you should avoid. Click image to view larger version. Right click to download it. This infographic provided courtesy of GoCompare.com.
January 22, 2015
Note: If your cat appears to be in distress or severely depressed, you should seek IMMEDIATE veterinary attention. Episodes of mild diarrhea/soft stools lasting no more than a few days are not unusual. If your cat is eating and alert, there is no cause for alarm. Switch to a bland diet and feed a normal […]
October 13, 2014
Homeopathic remedies number in the thousands and are made from anything and everything. But you only need to learn some of the rules of homeopathy and have about a dozen remedies to be off and running. You may want to go out and purchase these commonly used remedies to have on hand in case the […]