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Latest News: Illness & Disease

Prophylactic Gastropexy: What You Need to Know

For humans, bloating is uncomfortable and inconvenient. For dogs, bloat is a life-threatening emergency. When a dog’s stomach fills with food, liquid, or gas, it rotates as it expands. For...

Preventing Periodontal Disease in Dogs

If you’re no stranger to dog kisses, you’ve probably had at least a passing thought about the cleanliness of your pet’s mouth. An average dog’s mouth is home to about 600...

Posted: October 31, 2023

Dog or Cat Have a Runny Eye? It Could Be Entropion

Eyelashes may be virtually weightless, but anyone who has ever had one drift into their eye knows just how uncomfortable this experience can be. If you notice your pet is over-producing tears in...

Posted: October 15, 2023

Does My Dog Have an Ear Infection?

Canine ear infections are most commonly associated with floppy-eared dogs like beagles and cocker spaniels, but all breeds are susceptible to this often quite painful condition. At any given time,...

Posted: August 15, 2023

Do Cats Need Heartworm Prevention?

Dog parents know that heartworms are a serious threat, but do we also need to worry about our feline friends? While feline infections are less prevalent, cats can and do contract heartworms...

Posted: August 1, 2023

Dog’s Tear Duct Sticking Out? It’s Cherry Eye

Notice a smooth, bright red or pink bulge in the inner corner of your dog’s eye? Your pup is experiencing a prolapsed nictitating gland, more commonly known as cherry eye. This condition is...

Posted: May 31, 2023

Diarrhea in Puppies: When to Worry

It’s always tough for pet parents when their puppy is feeling under the weather, but prolonged diarrhea can be life-threatening. Unlike mature dogs, with their bodily reserves of fat and...

Posted: January 31, 2023

Why Is My Cat Panting?

Though it’s less common in cats, panting isn’t strictly a dog behavior. If your kitty is breathing heavily, it’s a good idea to investigate the cause. Learn the most common...

Posted: December 31, 2022