Diabetes occurs when the body cannot use glucose, the main source of energy for a body’s cells. When there is not enough glucose transported into the cells, there is not enough energy for the cells to function normally; in turn, the tissues become starved for that energy. A dog or cat will not be able to live long if this goes untreated.
Most dogs love the outdoors. There are so many sights, smells, and places to pee that it may seem like they go a little crazy every time that front door opens! However, an over-excited dog can be really difficult to walk. It may seem more like they’re walking you than you’re walking them.
Many common household items present a potential risk to your furry friend’s health and well-being so it’s important to learn how to safely organize your home in order to make it a pet-safe environment.
Rabies is a viral disease of mammals that infects the central nervous system and causes disease in the brain and ultimately death.
With summer fast approaching, dogs and their owners like to spend more time in the outdoors. The warmer weather also brings a wide variety of insects, including bees and wasps and increases the chance of your dog getting stung.
Diabetes Mellitus is a disease which involves the lack of insulin in the body. To understand how this affects your pet it is necessary to understand how the body normally functions.
The cranial cruciate ligament is the one most commonly injured in dogs, resulting in discomfort and stifle instability with subsequent arthritis.
As dogs age, they often experience small or significant changes in behaviour. Many of these changes are a normal part of the aging process while others merit a visit to your vet.
If you have a new puppy, chances are you are working on “housebreaking”. For many puppy owners, this can be a dreaded and frustrating experience as your new furry friend seems to piddle on every square inch of floor in your house. But fear not!
Regardless of whether you have a cat or a dog, grooming is a central responsibility of pet ownership. When it comes to how to properly groom your cat or dog, regular brushing and bathing are of key importance.
When it comes to nutrition, dogs are a lot like people. Dogs are omnivores, meaning they can eat a variety of foods to stay healthy.
Spaying or neutering your pet is one of the most important health choices you can make for your furry friend.
To celebrate the upcoming spooky holiday, here are some tips to keep your pet safe this Halloween.
Allergies are just a part of life, even for dogs. Like humans, some puppies experience allergies to a wide range of substances they come in contact with on a day-to-day basis.