• How to Prevent and Combat Your Dog’s Skin Allergies

    Posted on June 9, 2018 by admin
    Our dogs mean the world to us. They are there for us in tough times, and they are a part of our families. Like our other family members, health problems come up from time to time that we must address to ensure their well being. For dogs, skin problems are one of the number one health issue seen in veterinary clinics. Skin problems can be genetic, but are often related to allergies, which come in a number of different forms that your dog could be exposed to. As a responsible,… Read More
  • Pet Care Tips for Older People

    Posted on October 19, 2016 by devdrronwpuser
    As you get older, day to day activities can become harder to accomplish. This can include the ability to care for your pets. So, here are some tips on how to care for your pets as you continue to age in life. If you are looking to get a new pet for companionship, try to avoid getting a dog or cat that is younger, and even considered to still be a puppy or kitten. The reason for this being that having to train your pet for even something as simple… Read More
  • Flea and Tick Care for the Spring Season

    Posted on March 22, 2014 by devdrronwpuser
    The days are getting longer, the ground is starting to peak through the snow, and coats and boots will soon give way to shorts and flip flops. This Spring will be a welcome relief to many of us in the United States who have endured one of the coldest, snowiest winters in recent memory. Another household member who looks to get rid of their spring fever is our dogs, who have perhaps endured even more than us this winter.     Even though we are for the most part cooped… Read More
  • Pet Insurance: Taking Care of That Special Little Friend

    Posted on December 27, 2013 by devdrronwpuser
    Years ago pets were primarily used to guard the home and keep the mice at bay. They were not considered good for much else than that, but those days have gone. Pets are more part of the family than ever before. People who are single and without children cherish their pets and appreciate the unconditional love they receive from their little buddies. Families feel the same way and the health of pets is important to them. Pet insurance helps with any animal related medical costs that may happen.   Little… Read More
  • Poor Dental Hygiene Problem in Pets & How to Avoid it

    Posted on December 13, 2013 by devdrronwpuser
    You would never consider going years without brushing your teeth and yet many dogs never get their teeth brushed or any real attention paid to their dental hygiene until it is too late. Like people, dogs build up plaque on their teeth from the foods they eat. Their diets tend to be better balanced than many human diets so they get sufficient calcium and vitamin D to keep their teeth reasonably strong but gingivitis and plaque are still an issue that needs to be dealt with.     Poor Dental… Read More
  • Protecting Your Outdoor Pets During Winter

    Posted on November 25, 2013 by devdrronwpuser
    If you plan on keeping your dog outdoors throughout the winter, there are some basic preparations that must be made to keep him protected from the weather. This is particularly true if you live in a colder climate that sees a lot of low temperatures and snow. It is important to recognize that some breeds, particularly those with shorter coats are simply not suited to outdoor living in the winter. Likewise, older arthritic pets and ill animals should be kept indoors during the winter season.     Keeping the Doghouse… Read More
  • Some Check Points To Keep Your Pets Safe In Festive Season

    Posted on October 31, 2013 by devdrronwpuser
      Around this time of year the subject of pets holiday hazards always come up. Throughout the year you must be aware of dangers but this is especially true from Halloween to New Years day. There can be many new experiences that frighten pets.     Different people and possibly pets are coming to the door or visiting. Keep this in mind since your pet may need reassurance.   With extra guests in the home it is best to lay down the rules first. Firmly ask your guests not to… Read More
  • Obesity In Dogs: How To Avoid It

    Posted on October 24, 2013 by devdrronwpuser
    Obesity is the number one health issue that most vets see in their practice. A 2012 survey of veterinarians by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) found that 52.5% of all dogs seen by the veterinarians surveyed were obese. That’s an increase of over 32% from five years earlier. The average pet owner is trying to cope with working full time, caring for their family and their pet. In an effort to ensure that everyone gets enough time and attention, all too often there is an excess of special… Read More