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Corneal Ulcers

If you have ever seen a corneal ulcer, then you know how alarming and ugly they can look.  Don’t worry, they are not life threatening; but they are very painful and need immediate attention.   

Cancer in your pet

The word “cancer” is probably one of the most feared words in our world today; and unfortunately that doesn’t stop with humans – it affects our pets as well.  According to the National Canine Cancer Foundation, it is a diagnosis one out of every three dogs will receive in their lifetime.

Cat food versus Dog food: Is there a difference?

If you have a household with both a dog and a cat, then you have probably fought the never-ending battle of trying to keep the cat out of the dog food or the even more likely scenario of trying to keep the dog out of the cat food! 

How To Prevent Pet Poisoning

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.

How To Care For Your New Puppy

You’ve decided to get a new puppy! How exciting! Few things are more rewarding than the love and devotion of a furry companion. However, you now have some big responsibilities!

How To Keep Your Pets Safe During A Disaster

First and most importantly: do not leave your pets behind in the event of an evacuation! Pets that are left behind can escape or become trapped and injured. Remember, if it isn’t safe for humans, it isn’t safe for pets!

Therapy Dogs

Many people find the companionship found in a dog to be just what the doctor ordered. The unconditional love a dog gives can most definitely be used as a form of therapy, and many people rely heavily on their animals to get them through the stresses of everyday life.

What To Keep In A Pet’s First Aid Kit

Keeping a first aid kit for your pet is just as important as having one for yourself. It can help you in the event of an emergency where you need to quickly get to their rescue…

Marijuana Intoxication In Our Pets

Marijuana is a popular recreational drug used by millions of people all over the world. Its use is likely to rise due to the changes being made in legislation and that may lead to an increase in cases of intoxication of pets by this drug.

Holiday Hazards

The holiday season brings merry festivities to our homes and often brings new people, plants, foods, and decorations which warm our hearts (and our bellies!) but can also pose threats to our canine and feline family members.