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  • Preventing and Treating Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

    Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a condition that occurs when the body can not use glucose (a type of sugar) normally.  Glucose is the main sour...
  • Seizures

    It is estimated that 1% of the canine population has some form of seizure disorder. Any dog breed can develop epilepsy caused by infections, toxin...
  • Mental Well-Being Tied to Pet Ownership

    Having A Dog Improves Your Mental Health One Poll recently reported that 80% of dog owners are happy or very happy with their life and 86% believe...
  • Pets Provide Emotional Support, Reduced Medical Problems

    Recently there have been numerous articles regarding the use of emotional support animals. Many pets are being labeled as emotional support animal...
  • Buying a Pet-Friendly Home: What Features Should You Look For?

    When the time comes to buy a house, there are several anticipated changes to the entire household. Many pet-owning buyers focus on pet-friendly pr...
  • Essential Oil Therapy

    Essential oils can have very powerful emotional and physical effects on people and animals. They are so powerful that some veterinarians use them ...
  • Toilet Training for Kitties?

    Litter box issues are among the most common reasons cats are abandoned at shelters or forced to live outside. No one likes to smell cat urine, esp...
  • Annual Check-Up Must-Haves

    You probably get a reminder postcard or email once a year telling you it's time for your dog or cat to have a check-up. Even if you have elected n...
  • Dental Products With Poor Quality Ingredients

    I've written about dental care many times because it is such an important factor in overall health of your pets. Periodontal disease can lead to h...
  • They Proved What We Already Knew - Cats Eating Dry Food Are More Likely to Develop Diabetes

    A study based in Sweden surveyed owners of over 6700 cats and found that 1,369 cats had diabetes at the beginning of the study. The study looked a...
  • Microchip Fears

    Lately there has been a lot of social media chatter regarding the dangers of microchips in pets. Before we talk about the pitfalls, let's look at ...
  • Debunking pet food myths

    A recent survey reported by David Sprinkle, publisher and research director at Packaged Facts, revealed three key factors in pet owners’ decisions...