Bleeding and Other Cat Paw Disorders

A cat’s natural curiosity and adventurous personality makes them an easy target for injuries. Whether you have an indoor cat or an outdoor cat; at some point you will have to deal with injured or bleeding paws. A feline’s willingness to climb and explore almost ensures an injury to their paws. Surprisingly, there are other [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:22:23+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Bleeding and Other Cat Paw Disorders

Hypothyroidism in Dogs

It is time once again to talk about that little structure in the neck: the thyroid gland.  We have covered what happens when this gland becomes overactive, but what about when it becomes underactive?  Canine hypothyroidism is a thyroid disease in dogs characterized by an under-active thyroid gland and inadequate levels of thyroid hormones in [...]

By | 2018-01-03T05:49:37+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Pet Blood Tests

Little grey cat lying on an orange blanket on the couch Have you ever heard the veterinarian say “I’ll just take a blood sample” and wondered how exactly we do this in our four-legged friends?  Well, blood sampling in dogs and cats is very similar to blood sampling in humans, with some differences. The first [...]

By | 2017-12-20T06:18:19+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Pet Blood Tests

Health Tips For Handling Cat Litter Boxes

Several surveys indicate that cats are the most popular pet in the United States. Feline popularity is most certainly due to several factors; easy to care for, inexpensive to own, few health risk and complications associated with ownership, and last but not least, they are extremely lovable. However, despite these factors, there are some health [...]

By | 2017-12-06T07:04:46+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Health Tips For Handling Cat Litter Boxes

Understanding Your Dog's Body Language

Most dog owners think a dog's primary method of communication is barking. However, a dog communicates much like humans do, both verbally and by using body language and gestures. Everyone knows dogs do bark, but surprisingly when two dogs meet each other face to face, they use their body language to quickly send a message. [...]

By | 2017-11-22T06:55:05+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding Your Dog's Body Language