Collective Animal Names

Don’t Let Osteochondritis Dissecans Become A Lifelong Problem For Your Pup

Your 5-month-old German Shepherd puppy has developed a limp in one of his forelegs. Unlike a sprain or fracture, the limp came on gradually–going from nearly imperceptible to pronounced over the period of a month. Your vet thinks it might be osteochondritis dissecans. The doctor instructed you to limit exercise and watch your pup for […]

Coping With The Loss Of A Pet

The Humane Society of the U.S. estimates that there are more than 86 million cats and 78 million dogs living as pets in U.S. households. For many of those people, their pets are considered a member of the family. When you lose a pet to old age or illness, the grief can be as intense […]

Clues To Your Kitty’s Dental Disease Blues

How much focus have you placed on monitoring your cat’s oral health? At least 85 percent of cats develop periodontal disease by four years of age. Periodontal disease is painful, and cats are notorious for concealing their pain. You might catch a whiff of bad breath, but most cats will not tolerate having their owners […]

Foods That Are Deadly For Your Dog

You have the best intentions when feeding your dog. You try to find the best dog food on the shelf to provide him with proper nutrition, you purchase healthy packaged treats, and you occasionally give your furry friend some of last night’s leftovers. When you are getting your pet all excited about some of your […]