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An Unquenchable Thirst: Signs Your Cat Has Diabetes

Cats are creatures of habit, which is why changes in behavior are so alarming to owners. If you’ve noticed your cat suddenly lapping up water like it’s been in the desert for days and you’ve been needing to change the litter in the litter box more frequently because your cat appears to be peeing constantly, […]

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Tooth Decay Affects More Than the Mouth: Understanding Periodontal Disease

Every pet owner knows that it’s hard to keep their pet’s pearly whites pearly-white for very long. Routine brushing can be a battle with fussy dogs and cats, and bacterial growth seems to be constant. However, without proper oral hygiene, your pet could face a painful and potentially-devastating disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum […]

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The Link Between Your Cat’s Diet and Its Ability to Fight Off Illness

When you think about the digestive system and the colon, you automatically think about the breakdown of food and transportation of nutrients from the gut to other parts of the body. However, this is not the only important role the gut has. The gastrointestinal tract is also home to over half of the cells that […]

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What You Need to Know About Canine Joint Supplements

Arthritis and joint pain are comment problems that affect our four-legged friends, particularly when they get older. Just like in humans, constant pressure on and movement of the joints from running, jumping and rolling around can lead to deterioration and stiffness, hindering your pooch’s movement over time. Canine joint supplements are extremely common, but they […]

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Why Is My Cat Peeing Around the House?

Cat owners spend a lot of time training their pets to use the litter box appropriately. We place the litter boxes in the most convenient locations for our pets and our families, stock up on kitty litter and wait for the day that the new kitten will “go” where it’s supposed to. Once litter box […]

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Make Sure Your Pup Gets Exercise as Fall Comes to an End!

As temperatures continue to drop and fall gets closer and closer to winter, the way we interact with our pets tends to change. From feeding them more table scraps thanks to holiday parties to leaving them home alone more often as we prepare for upcoming travels, our pets must adapt to new routines at the […]

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How Aging Can Affect Your Cat’s Cognitive Abilities

We often recognize the effects aging has on the human brain, but many pet owners don’t realize that the same thing can happen to our pets. As cats age, their bodies will start to slow down, and sometimes, so will their mind. A decrease in cognitive function known as brain aging or cognitive dysfunction can […]

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Caring for Pets When Traveling for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is coming up, and soon after will be the hustle and bustle of holiday and New Year’s celebrations. All of these festivities are filled with family, friends and lots of fun, but they are also extremely busy times and can be stressful. Travel is common around the holidays. While traveling during such a busy […]

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Ways to Keep Your Arthritic Cat Active and Agile

Arthritis is a painful condition that not only affects millions of humans every day but can also affect our four-legged friends. Feline arthritis is actually more common than you’d think. For cats, who are extremely agile and active creatures, arthritis can be extremely debilitating. However, as much as they might not want to move, cats […]

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Destroying the Backyard: Why Do Dogs Eat Your Grass and Plants?

You probably let your dog outside multiple times a day to relieve itself, run around a bit and explore the various sights, sounds and smells in the neighborhood. This means you may have experienced a common frustration for many pet owners: you hear your dog go quiet suddenly, only to discover them digging and gnawing […]

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