Giving an adorable puppy or kitten as a gift this holiday season may seem like a wonderful idea, but it is important to remember that
Outdoor grills, fireplaces, and electrical appliances pose a risk to our pets that shouldn’t be overlooked. So don’t spoil the happiness of the season and
Hair loss, weight gain, lethargy and exercise intolerance are symptoms that most pet owners attribute to the onset of old age in their beloved pups.
Whether pet owners are walking in the park, going on a road trip, or even just lying in bed, spending time with four-legged friends is
Pets are more than just our companions—they are a part of the family. As your pet ages, it is important to consult your veterinarian for
The effects of a canine stroke, such as sudden blindness and loss of balance, can be alarming for dog owners. Fortunately, most dogs that have
Medicines are intended to enhance and protect the health of our pets but giving oral medication to companion animals can be a trying process. Have
Diabetes mellitus (also called sugar diabetes) is becoming more common in our society. Genetics and lifestyle play an important role in humans; however numerous processes
Looking neat and smelling clean are crucial aspects of social interaction for most people. While we also like our animals to smell and look nice,
Jogging with a friend can help keep you motivated and fit. So should your jogging buddy be short or tall, blonde or red-haired, two or
Prosthetic intervention has been used for many years in human rehabilitation to achieve mechanical and rehabilitative goals, that is, to stand up and walk again.
Vaccinations can prevent many illnesses in puppies, but viruses such as canine parvovirus are still a threat to dogs with developing immune systems. Young puppies
Like humans, pets can become obese and develop excess body fat, which can lead to serious health problems, such as diabetes or degenerative joint disease.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, worldwide. Pet owners should also be concerned for the hearts of their
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