19 12, 2017

Myths and Facts about Spaying and Neutering

By |December 19th, 2017|

MYTH: Spaying and neutering animals doesn't matter FACT: Around 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized each year in the United States simply because they do not have homes. MYTH: An animal needs to have a litter/one heat before sterilization. FACT: Medical evidence indicates just the opposite. In fact, the evidence shows that females [...]

18 12, 2017

My Dog Ate Rat/Mouse Poison

By |December 18th, 2017|

  Rodenticides have always been a common toxin in dogs and cats, especially to due to its high palatability.  Rodenticides are made to be tempting to small animals and thus have no bitter taste or odor- making them all the more tempting for our furry friends.  Due to their prevalence and potency, many pets would [...]

20 11, 2017

Whats Wrong With My Pets Ears?

By |November 20th, 2017|

An ear infection is inflammation or infection of the ear due to bacteria, yeast, or mites. Symptoms of an ear infection include dark debris in the ear canal, redness in or around the ear, inflammation in or around the ear, itching the ear, head shaking, pawing at the ears, pain around the ears or an unpleasant [...]

4 11, 2017

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

By |November 4th, 2017|

  The thyroid controls your pet’s rate of metabolism.  At around 8 years of age and older, the thyroid gland becomes enlarged and produces excess thyroid hormone causing your cat’s metabolic rate to elevate significant Symptoms include weight loss, increased appetite, increased water intake, increased urination, increased vocalization, increased heart rate, vomiting and diarrhea. The [...]

2 11, 2017

Why Does My Pet Have Diarrhea?

By |November 2nd, 2017|

If your pet has diarrhea, a problem such as an intestinal infection from bacteria, viruses, coccidia or intestinal worms may be the cause.  Dietary indiscretion (a change in diet or eating garbage or other offensive or irritating materials) is a common cause of sudden diarrhea. Stress, especially following travel, boarding or other changes in environment, [...]

21 10, 2017

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop!

By |October 21st, 2017|

Copraphagia is the term used when animals eat there own poop!  Although unpleasant to think about its a very common behavior in several species and even a necessity in others.  There are many theories on why you pup likes to eat his or her own's feces or even the feces of other animals. Here are [...]