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

Five Signs That Your Furry Loved One Has Ticks

We do our best to take care of our pets, no matter if they’re furry, scaly, feathery or aquatic. Sometimes, however, it can be difficult to tell if they’re suffering from an illness or injury as most animals do very well in hiding symptoms. There’s one problem that our furry loved ones can be dealt... Read More