What You Need to Know About Pancreatitis

You want your pet to be happy and healthy. Part of maintaining your pet’s good health is paying attention to the signs and symptoms that your pet may be unwell, and then seeking medical intervention when needed. We have the information you need to know about pancreatitis to help keep your pet happy and healthy…. Read more »

10 Signs Your Pet May Have Diabetes

Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus, is a metabolic disease in which the pancreas is unable to secrete enough insulin—a hormone needed by the digestive system to break down food and metabolize it into energy for the body—or the cells of the body are unable to adequately respond to insulin. In some cases, both may occur. The… Read more »

10 Reasons Your Pet May Sleeping More Often

  Pets need restful sleep to stay healthy and vibrant, but sleeping too much could be a sign that something is wrong. Pay attention to your pet’s sleeping patterns and take note of any irregularities. Signs your pet is sleeping too much: Sleep has extended for continued periods of time beyond his/her normal pattern There… Read more »

What To Do When Your Pet is Constipated

You want the best for your pet, including a healthy life. By noticing small problems early, you can treat the condition before it becomes something more serious. Here’s what your need to know about constipation: What is constipation? Constipation is a sign that your pet’s digestive system is not working optimally. Your pet may be… Read more »

What To Do If Your Pet Is Choking

  Try as you may to keep your home safe for your pet, any number of household objects can pose the threat, putting your pet at risk of a potential choking hazard. Curious pet are apt to find toy pieces, chunks of food, bones, even food wrapping that can become lodged, causing painful blockages and… Read more »

Pet Safety: Hidden Dangers in Fall Desserts

As temperatures outside drop and Thanksgiving celebrations draw nearer, you may be baking fall desserts to enjoy with family and friends. Keep in mind that those delicious autumn sweets you savour may be harmful to your pet. Here’s what to watch for to keep your pet safe: The high amounts of sugar used in baking… Read more »

Who’s the Best Pet for You?

Pets add so much to our lives in the way of companionship and support. They have even been known to help reduce stress and improve health. But before you make the commitment to adopt a new pet, it is important to select one that is well suited to your home and family. Consider your lifestyle,… Read more »

Pet Love: Living with a Blind or Vision-Impaired Pet

Blind and vision-impaired pets make loving and loyal companions. Learn what you can do to help your special pet have a rich, fulfilling, and happy life. What causes blindness in pets? Some pets may be born blind or vision impaired as a result of genetics or having cataracts at birth. In others, late onset may… Read more »

How to Help Extend Your Pet’s Lifespan

Our beloved pets are not with us nearly long enough. Although they cannot be with us forever, there are a few things we can do to help them remain happy and healthy well into old age. Schedule regular wellness exams Because pets age much faster than we do, their health issues can develop rapidly. Left… Read more »

Helping Timid Pets Overcome Fear and Anxiety

It can be heartbreaking to watch your beloved fur baby tremble in fear and not know what to do. We have some suggestions to help timid pets overcome fears and enjoy being a happy house pet. Socialize your pet in the critical stage Kittens are most receptive to participating in new experiences during the first… Read more »