Why is it Important to take care of your Pets Dental Health? Just like humans, our pets require regular preventative dental care, such as teeth brushing or professional scaling & polishing. Most pet owners only become aware of the need for dental care once plaque on the surface of your pet’s teeth has mineralized into… Continue reading No more dog breath!
The importance of vaccinating our pets One cannot stress enough the importance of vaccinating our pets. It is the only way to prevent our pets from contracting many serious diseases. By vaccinating from around 6 weeks of age, young animals build an immunity to contagious diseases such as parvovirus (dogs) and feline panleukopenia (cats). This immunity insures… Continue reading Why vaccinate your pets?
Does your pet suffer from allergies? How often have you noticed your pet itching – scratching, licking or biting itself? It’s not fleas because you are a drill sergeant about applying your monthly tick & flea treatment. So why does your pet continue to itch? After ruling out the basic and most common causes of… Continue reading Does your dog or cat suffer from allergies?
Just as in humans, as our pets grow older, so signs of aging start to creep into their everyday lives. One of the common ailments in older pets is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is defined as inflammation of a joint. In older animals, we classify it as degenerative joint disease or DJD, which is the permanent and… Continue reading Caring for your senior pet
Understanding pet obesity and striving towards a healthy lifestyle for your pets. As pet owners, we control our animals’ diets, so our pets don’t have the same “winter” excuse. The onus is thus on us to maintain them at a healthy weight and prolong their lives. The prevalence of pet obesity is rising every year… Continue reading Do you own a portly pet?