A Few Facts You Should Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Pet Dog

Responsible pet owners understand that spaying or neutering their dogs is important and has many medical and behavioral benefits. This surgical procedure prevents females from becoming pregnant and males from having too much testosterone. On top of that, the procedure can also prevent a few serious illnesses, which we’ll detail below. In America, millions of... Read More

What You Can Do to Help Your Pet Stay Lean and Healthy

We try to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle through exercise and eating better. Our pampered kitties and pups no longer have to hunt for their meals, which means that their calorie requirements are not very high and, as with humans, extra calories equal extra pounds. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP),... Read More

Three Diseases to Look Out for in Your Dogs, Cats and Birds

We do the most we can to love and keep our pets healthy. Buying the right foods, scheduling regular vet visits and, most importantly, giving them as much attention as possible all help to keep them living long and happy. Unfortunately, keeping your pet indoors or safely in cages doesn't always mean that they’ll be... Read More

Early Detection of Cancer Can Maximize Your Pet’s Life

Much like cancer being one of the leading causes of death in humans, it also accounts for nearly half of disease-related deaths of dogs and cats. According to the Animal Cancer Foundation, it is estimated that about 6 million dogs and approximately 6 million cats will be diagnosed with cancer this year. In order to... Read More

5 Perks of Adopting a Senior Pet

When looking into getting a new pet, many people may decide on buying a puppy, kitten or some other young animal. Getting to witness a puppy or kitten’s first stages of life can be a wonderful experience, however, some fail to realize that older dogs and cats can also make great companions. With November officially... Read More

Give a Black Cat Some Lovin’ this Halloween Season!

Have you ever feared that a black cat crossing your path would bring you bad luck? If so, chances are that your superstition was influenced by mainstream media, such as movies or books. In North America, it has been a tradition for black cats to be associated with witches, especially around this time of year,... Read More

Why You Should Adopt Your Next Dog

If you’ve been thinking about adding a furry, loving pet to your family, now would be the perfect time to do it. The American Humane Association is celebrating “Adopt-a-Dog” month in October. Likewise, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) celebrates “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.” The American Humane Association encourages... Read More

Caring For Your Pet During Animal Pain Awareness Month

Humans usually don’t have a hard time expressing pain; we can use speech, nonverbal cues or gestures to communicate with our families or medical providers about our physical discomfort. Animals, on the other hand, can’t directly communicate with their owners or veterinarians about how they are feeling, which is why it’s important for an owner... Read More