signs of parvo in puppies and dogs

Like humans, puppies are susceptible to various infectious diseases and viruses because their immune systems are not quite fully formed. If you've just adopted a puppy, or perhaps an older dog from the animal shelter...

How to Care for Your Pet During Their Golden Years

Dr. Kaitlin Agel, DVM, MPH All pet parents want their fur babies to live long and happy, healthy lives. As veterinary care expands and improvements in preventive medicine are developed, more and more pets are living...

Should You Take Your Pet to the Vet ? These Signs May Say “Yes”

Most households in the U.S. have at least one pet. And while many of us are used to our pets exhibiting adorably quirky behaviors, it’s not always easy to determine when one of these behaviors...

Why Is It Important to Microchip Your Pet ?

Most households in the U.S. have at least one pet, and microchipping is becoming an increasingly popular practice to enhance the safety and everyday security of your pet should they ever get lost or...

Spaying/Neutering Your Cat ? Don’t Fall For These Common Myths

Most households in the U.S. have at least one pet, and as a pet owner, you have to be responsible when it comes to keeping your furry friend healthy. Cats, especially, can suffer when...

Teeth Cleaning and Dental Care: Guide For Pet Owners

Although veterinarians often explain the importance of brushing, a staggering 65% of pet owners do not brush their pet’s teeth. Little do many pet owners know, failing to provide your pet with adequate dental...

Common Canine Care Mistakes You May Not Even Know You’re Making

Approximately 44% of all households in the United States have a dog, making them one of the most popular household pets. And even though most dog owners understand basic care procedures, there are a surprising...

Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs and Cats

Fleas and ticks are external parasites that most pet owners will have encountered at least once in their pets’ lives. Itching is the most common problem that is noted with these parasites but they can...