Archive for the ‘Dog Health Tips’ Category

Top 3 Benefits of Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

February 13th, 2017 by Daniel Mudrick

If you’re a pet lover like us, you want to make sure your furry family members are as happy and healthy as they can be! For the majority of pet owners – unless you’re going to be breeding or showing your pet –

Avoid These December Pet Dangers [Infographic]

December 5th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

The holidays are a happy time but our pets can get into trouble in the midst of all the merriment.Check out our infographic about the most common December dangers to protect your pets from: Share this Image On Your

What Are Pet Allergies and How Can I Tell If My Pet Has Them?

November 15th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

Is your pet licking their feet, has irritated ears, or scratching a lot? It could be a sign your dog or cat has allergies! Just like people, pets can be allergic to a variety of things in their environment or

November Is Pet Diabetes Month: Is Your Pet Diabetic?

November 1st, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

Pet diabetes is more common than many people think – about 1 in 100 to 1 in 500 pets develop diabetes (and the number is rising as more pets suffer from obesity!). The condition is very similar to human

Before and After: Why Does Pet Dental Cleaning Matter?

October 20th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

We brush, and hopefully floss and rinse, our teeth every single day to keep them clean and healthy. But what about our pets? Dental health problems are the most frequently diagnosed health problem in pets – and

Warning: Common Household Foods You Should NEVER Give to Your Pets

September 15th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

Admit it, you spoil your furry friend from time to time (or maybe more often than that!). We all do it – it’s so hard to resist their adorable faces peering up at us, asking for just a little bite. Usually, giving

Help Your Pets Beat the Heat with These 7 Tips

August 4th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

We are having a HOT summer this year in southern Ontario, with heat alerts every other day and lots of humidity. All around the world, we have been shattering heat records this year.With all this hot weather, it’s so

What Is Osteoarthritis and How Can I Help My Elderly Pet?

July 22nd, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition of the joints and is the most common cause for lameness and chronic pain – found in both pets and people! For our pets, it can start in middle age if the cartilage surface of

Top 5 Most Common Questions about Intestinal Parasites and Deworming

July 7th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

Intestinal parasites are one of the most common infections for dogs and cats. Why?Roundworm larvae pass through the placenta to infect puppies and kittens in the uterus even before they are born, and then still pass

Top 5 Ways Fear-Free Veterinary Clinics Help Reduce Pets’ Vet-Anxiety

April 26th, 2016 by Daniel Mudrick

Going to the vet is a fearful, anxiety-inducing experience for some dogs and cats. Consider that they don’t understand why they are being taken to a strange place, with strange people touching them. They are just

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