As your cat grows older, it will not just age physically, but mentally as well. You know that keeping your cat active is a good way to keep its body in good shape and to ensure mobility and flexibility in its older years, but what do you need to do in order to keep your pet’s brain healthy and active?  Here we want to give some advice on a few ways you can encourage mental acuity and keep your cat’s brain young to help it have the best, fullest life possible. Be aware of the signs of an aging brain Your cat may exhibit symptomsRead More →

Author- Chele, freelance writer and guest blogger Description: Discover critical information about food allergies in dogs: why it happens, what you can do about it, and when there is a need to address a specialist? Learn everything you need to know in this comprehensive guide for pet owners. Often, dog owners see their pets come down with a particular illness of unknown origin. Once you are sure your dog receives proper healthcare treatment, then the sickness could likely be a symptom of a food allergy. So, you need to know how to handle it. Sometimes, we see our pets scratching or itching, showing that theyRead More →

by Lauretta Williams Everyone needs time off from work with a change of location and a vacation fulfills this role. It can be exactly what the doctor ordered. However, vacations take planning and steps to follow in order to prepare for your time off. For dog owners, there are a few more steps involved before you can go off on your merry way. A decision has to be made whether you want to leave your dog behind for a period of time or to take your dog with for a vacation. There are pros and cons for each decision and either is neither good norRead More →

Emily Bebout, CVTVeterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline The weather is finally warming up and if you’re like me, you and your dog are looking forward to hiking through the wilderness and camping trips under the stars this year. While hiking and camping are fun for your dogs, it also poses some dangers. Many of them can be avoided and a with a little extra consideration and preparation your dog will be ready for adventuring! Some vaccines that our furry companions get protect them from disease that other dogs carry and some protect them from diseases that wildlife carry. Make sure your dog’s Rabies vaccine isRead More →

An article was written by Lara Baylosis of petcomments.com Our pets become as much a member of the family as any member of the household. We provide them with their needs, train them to ensure proper behavior, and sometimes, we just spoil them rotten. However, simply keeping a close watch on your furry pal is not enough. Don’t overlook the importance of booking a regular appointment with a veterinarian. If we, humans, benefit from annual health checkups, so do our pets! What is a Pet Checkup? Much like a human checkup, the vet will ask you some questions regarding your pet’s dietary habits, exercise levels,Read More →