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  • Five Genetic Diseases of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

    Also called "Love Sponges", these dogs will steal your heart. Unfortunately, their tendency to develop heart and neurologic problems are often eno...
  • Five Genetic Diseases of Boxers

    Boxers are a wonderful breed of dog, friendly, loyal, and energetic. Unfortunately, they can also fall victim to genetic diseases that will shorte...
  • Keep Pets Warm and Cozy This Winter

    Pet owners are recommended to set the thermostat at around 69 degrees F during the winter to keep pets comfortable, but with rising energy bills s...
  • Nuts for Pets

    Many websites proclaim the dangers of feeding nuts of any kind to dogs. While some nuts are extremely toxic, others may provide benefits for pet h...
  • 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...
  • Kennel Cough

    Also known as infectious tracheobronchitis, kennel cough can have many causes. The most common is a bacterium, Bordetella bronchiseptica, but many...
  • Top 10 dog-friendly races and why you must participate

    Research confirms that petting, playing with, or just watching animals can lower cortisol levels and increase serotonin production. In simple word...
  • 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...
  • Dealing With A Biting Dog: What Every Pet Owner Should Know

    Statistics show that in the US there are around 4.5 million people bitten by dogs each year with reconstructive surgery needed for 27,000 of these...
  • How Your Work Schedule May Be Negatively Affecting Your Dog

    There are currently over 89 million dogs living as pets in the United States - and for good reason. Dogs, long considered to be man’s best friend,...
  • 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...