• What are the Nutritional Benefits of Oats for Dogs and Cats?

    Posted on September 23, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    For centuries, oats have been a staple of human diet for a number of reasons, but mainly for their high nutritional value. Oats can come in several forms that may surprise people, including teas and raw plant material. Although oats have proven to be nutritious for human beings, one may wonder if oats are equally beneficial for our pets. In recent years pet owners have wondered if “human” foods can be shared with pets safely and effectively, and many animal food brands and manufacturers have followed this curiosity. Dogs and… Read More
  • Tips to Prevent Infections from Your Pets

    Posted on October 17, 2017 by Doctor Ron
    Our pets are considered to be some of our closest loved ones, and some of them are quite affectionate. Receiving puppy kisses or experiencing your cat grooming your arm can be signs of true companionship and adoration; however, many of us wonder how many germs have the potential of being transmitted through our animals to us. Most of the nation has a dog or cat in the home, and we tend to love them like our own. It is important to keep in mind, however, that cats and dogs as… Read More
  • Too Much Love May Harm Your Pet Than Help

    Posted on July 2, 2016 by Doctor Ron
    Your dog or cat is a very important part of your life. This little animal is your best friend and very much a member of your family. Consequently, you give it as much love and attention as possible. That is the sign of a good owner if it is not taken to the extreme. Believe it or not, you have to be very careful about how much love you bestow on your pet. Human foods are not for pets You may be killing your little friend without actually realizing it… Read More
  • Sunburn in Pets- How to Avoid

    Posted on May 11, 2016 by Doctor Ron
    It might seem very odd, but animals are not immune to sunburn. The ultraviolet rays can harm your pet, particularly if the animal has a thin coat of hair. It means that your dog or cat could be susceptible to skin cancer as well. Just as you are concerned about getting sunburned, you should also be worried that your pet is safe from the sun. There are some ways that you can see to it your little friend is not hurt. Choose a perfect sunscreen Sunblock can be considered the… Read More
  • The Adverse Health Impact of Chemicals in Pet Food

    Posted on April 14, 2016 by Doctor Ron
    The food we eat appears to be full of additives. Many are intended to boost our health and we accept them without question. The same is true for pet food. We notice that there are all kinds of chemicals added to the food and we have the impression this is going to make the cat or dog much healthier. That could be a real misconception. There are some chemicals that do the exact opposite and cause health to deteriorate. The primary chemicals that are used in pet foods are preservatives.… Read More
  • Cancers in Pets: Symptoms & Treatment

    Posted on May 2, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    Cancer is the same in both humans and pets in that it can be a fatal disease if not taken care of quickly. This disease does have very noticeable symptoms and a pet owner should be alert for any visible signs. Some of the more common cancers found in dogs are skin cancer, breast cancer, and bone cancer. Cats are susceptible to feline leukemia. Lymphoma, and feline skin tumors can also lead to the animal dying. Signs to detect cancer in pets Cats don’t get cancer as often as dogs… Read More
  • Pet Insurance: Why Every Pet Owner Should Go for It

    Posted on March 31, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    Some people think that buying health insurance for pets is a bit much. Yes, everybody loves their little friend, but why pay the premiums on an insurance policy for an animal that at most will live 15 years? The reason actually goes to the heart of the relationship between a pet and its owner. Pets give unconditional love and in the lives of some lonely people that means a lot. Even for other pet owners the animal is a very special member of the family. Health insurance is there to… Read More
  • Importance Of Vaccinations For Your Pets

    Posted on February 14, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    It may seem difficult to believe as you watch your pet running and playing the animal may be deathly sick. Animals are no different from human about contracting disease. A number of illnesses are airborne or the result of parasites accidentally picked up. There is a very great need to have a routine schedule of vaccinations for the little friend of yours.   Diseases that your pet can fall victim of Some of the vaccinations are absolutely essential. Distemper can attack the dog’s body systems including the brain, respiratory system,… Read More
  • Can Pets Get Sunburned?

    Posted on January 20, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    Humans know all too well the pain of being sunburned. People with fair skin learn early on that sunblock is needed on sunny days in the summertime. The consequence of not doing that is a rather painful burn that can go from head to toe. Pet owners don’t give a second thought to the idea of their little friend getting sunburned. It doesn’t make sense because there is that healthy coat of fur all over them. However, despite the fact they do not have the fair skin of humans, animals… Read More
  • 5 Ways To Treat Dry Skin In Dogs

    Posted on December 12, 2014 by Doctor Ron
    Dogs are great to have around, but sometimes they get under the weather. It doesn’t always have to be a major illness, but a condition that is irritating and annoying. That is the case with dry skin. Your four-legged amigo may develop a case of it and that can drive your pet half crazy. You need not sit and watch, but can do something about it. Here are a couple of ways to take care of the dry skin your dog may have. 1. A little dose of vitamin E… Read More