May 26, 2021
Lyme disease is due to bacteria transmitted by a tick bite. Commonly affecting animals like dogs, horses, and cats, four specific ticks transmit Lyme disease. If the tick is carrying the bacteria, once it bites, it can infect the animal. It is not a direct transmission, though, as it takes one to two days to transfer the bacteria, so you want to remove any ticks as quickly as possible.
April 27, 2021
With just a single bite from a mosquito, your dog can be infected by Dirofilaria immitis. It's the parasite that causes heartworm. The parasitic worm will live inside your pet's body, infecting its heart, hence the name. But heartworm can also reside in its lungs and associated blood vessels. The infection can cause heart failure, severe lung disease, and organ damage. Heartworm is a potentially fatal disease in pets; however, not all pets develop apparent symptoms. The only surefire way to confirm a diagnosis of heartworm in dogs is by performing blood tests
March 26, 2021
Some health problems are specific to certain breeds, such as breathing complications for flat-faced dogs. But several other canine health issues can affect any dog. Here are 10 typical health conditions you need to watch out for in your four-legged best friend.
February 28, 2021
Like you, your animal companion can also suffer from the health dangers of poor oral hygiene. Various dental issues can affect your pet that, if not treated, can potentially turn into much more severe conditions.
January 25, 2021
Most people think that dogs and walks go hand in hand, but a recent study revealed that only around half of owners actually walk their dog at least once each day.
December 31, 2020
How often do you take your pet out for exercise? Getting enough physical activity isn’t just fun, it’s crucial for your pet’s mental and physical health.
November 30, 2020
It feels good to treat your furry best friend with exquisite human food from time to time. So, it won’t be surprising if you want to include your animal companions in your holiday dinners.
October 31, 2020
You know the various pet risks associated with warm weather. That’s why you never leave your four-legged companion in the car. You also see to it that you take frequent breaks whenever you go out for a walk.