Diabetes mellitus or sugar diabetes is a relatively common disorder in cats – and sometimes even dogs – but is found more often in cats.
Before playing a game of tug-of-war with your dog, there a few things you should know.
Although the very notion may seem repulsive, Coprophagia or stool eating can be somewhat common in canines, especially puppies.
Your dog is eager to learn and to please you, so help your dog to succeed by staying consistent and having everyone in the household cooperate as well.
Being social creatures like humans, dogs love interacting with both people and other animals. But overexcitement is another thing altogether and should be avoided, especially when playing with unfamiliar dogs.
Canine and feline alopecia is a condition which can occur in both dogs and cats resulting in partial or complete hair loss. It can be caused by various things but a trip to the vet is definitely in order.
When we’re out with our dogs and meet someone who also has a dog on a leash, we quite often forget that although WE may understand the encounter, our dogs do not. Too often, we bring the dogs together way too soon.
My clients often ask me about rawhide for their dogs. My advice is almost always: find an alternative chew toy. Here are several reasons why.
Cracked paw pads can, unfortunately, be a relatively common problem for dogs. It’s important to find out what’s causing the problem and treat it accordingly.
It takes a combination of dedication, compassion and a good amount of “pet parenting” skills to be a responsible caregiver to a companion animal. Here are a few signs that you’re on the right track.
Pit Bulls are commonly used as therapy dogs, providing therapeutic visits to hospitals, schools and nursing homes. And that’s just one of many possibly surprising stories about the breed.
If you’re adopting a puppy, here are a few helpful facts to know.
This Valentine’s Day, show your love with a gift of love and compassion by helping animals in need in a friend or a loved one’s name.
Coping with the loss of a beloved pet is never easy on us but we have to remember that it is just as difficult for the surviving companion animals in your household.
Hip Dysplasia can occur in dogs as young as five months old and can greatly vary in levels of intensity. You may not see symptoms until the dog is older but it shouldn’t be ignored.