The Often-Overlooked Addison's Disease in Dogs

If your dog is vomiting, is acting lethargic, has a diminished appetite, and is losing weight, then the exact cause can be hard to pinpoint. Chances are that your veterinarian has done all the routine tests and has found no problems, yet your dog is still acting sick. One disease that many veterinarians miss at first is an adrenal disease such as Addison's. Addison's disease is a fairly rare in dogs, so it is usually not considered when you bring your dog in for examination. [Read More]

Take the Bite out of Dental Problems: 4 Tips to Keep Your Dog's Teeth Healthy

If your dog's daily routine doesn't include oral hygiene, you may be jeopardizing its teeth. Oral hygiene is just as important to your dog as it is to you. In fact, without proper oral hygiene, your dog is at risk for some of the same dental problems as you are: plaque, cavities, and gum disease. To help prevent these dental problems, you need to care for your dog's teeth and gums. [Read More]

Beating Big Myths About Having A Tom Cat Neutered

Cats are highly reproductive animals, with females coming into an estrous cycle several times through the year. Even if you get a male cat so you don't have to worry about kittens, it definitely does not mean you won't have headaches to contend with. Male cats will spray urine to mark their territory when they mature and will do all they can to slip outdoors so they can chase down a female. [Read More]

Need Affordable Veterinary Care? Two Tips To Help You Get It On A Budget

Whether it's needed for routine physical care or because of an emergency, taking your pet to the veterinarian can sometimes be quite costly. As much as you may want to have your beloved animal seen by a veterinary professional, you may be so concerned about experiencing sticker shock that you decide to keep them at home. However, getting veterinary assistance doesn't have to be out of reach. Use this information to learn more about two tips that can help you get medical care for your pet that won't break the bank. [Read More]