Chewing The Fat Onchewing The Fat On Pet Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most important, and often confusing, parts of pet ownership. There are currently a large variety of commercial diets available for both dogs and cats. Statistically, pet owners spend more on food than on veterinary care and other services...

How Smoking Harms Your Pet

Research has long told us that smoking is harmful to humans, and not only those who smoke. Both second- and third-hand smoke can be bothersome at best and disease-causing at worst. This is no different for pets who are exposed to household environmental tobacco smoke....

Prime Time For Veterinary Care

With the addition of a new puppy or kitten to your family, life has no doubt become exciting! Keeping their health in tip-top shape is sure to be on your mind as you embark on new adventures in your life together. Here is a timeline of major milestones in your new...

An Early Start

As with humans, a dog’s early learning experience is very important to their development and their future behaviour. It is therefore critical that puppies are provided with constructive learning experiences during the crucial early period of their lives. Most people...

It’s Almost Always Best To Spay And Neuter Pets

By far the most common surgeries performed on dogs are spay and neuter procedures — collectively called gonadectomies — that remove the reproductive organs to prevent unwanted pregnancies and pet overpopulation. SPAY PROCEDURE IN SHELTER MEDICINE MOBILE UNIT Dr. Teri...

Exercising Your Puppy

One of the best things you can do with your new puppy is provide them with the proper amount of exercise. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) (www.petobesityprevention.org) , approximately 54% of U.S. dogs are considered overweight or obese....

Dental Hygiene In Dogs And Cats

Most of us know oral hygiene can play a critical role in a person’s overall health, but did you know the same applies for your furry friends? Humans schedule regular dental cleanings to keep their gums and teeth healthy, but dental health in dogs and cats may be...

Young Dogs Can Get Growing Pains

Panosteitis is an inflammatory disease of the bones of young dogs. It causes a sudden onset of lameness, resulting in recurrent limping. It occurs in many breeds of dogs, but German Shepherds, especially males, seem more prone to getting it. Dogs between five to 12...

BASIC TRAINING BOOT CAMP

As a professional trainer, I often hear the same questions from concerned puppy owners wanting to train their dog to avoid aggression and be the best dog that he or she can be. One thing to remember is that all puppies are completely different in terms of their...

Chewing The Fat Onchewing The Fat On Pet Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most important, and often confusing, parts of pet ownership. There are currently a large variety of commercial diets available for both dogs and cats. Statistically, pet owners spend more on food than on veterinary care and other services...

read more

How Smoking Harms Your Pet

Research has long told us that smoking is harmful to humans, and not only those who smoke. Both second- and third-hand smoke can be bothersome at best and disease-causing at worst. This is no different for pets who are exposed to household environmental tobacco smoke....

read more

Prime Time For Veterinary Care

With the addition of a new puppy or kitten to your family, life has no doubt become exciting! Keeping their health in tip-top shape is sure to be on your mind as you embark on new adventures in your life together. Here is a timeline of major milestones in your new...

read more

An Early Start

As with humans, a dog’s early learning experience is very important to their development and their future behaviour. It is therefore critical that puppies are provided with constructive learning experiences during the crucial early period of their lives. Most people...

read more

It’s Almost Always Best To Spay And Neuter Pets

By far the most common surgeries performed on dogs are spay and neuter procedures — collectively called gonadectomies — that remove the reproductive organs to prevent unwanted pregnancies and pet overpopulation. SPAY PROCEDURE IN SHELTER MEDICINE MOBILE UNIT Dr. Teri...

read more

Exercising Your Puppy

One of the best things you can do with your new puppy is provide them with the proper amount of exercise. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) (www.petobesityprevention.org) , approximately 54% of U.S. dogs are considered overweight or obese....

read more

Dental Hygiene In Dogs And Cats

Most of us know oral hygiene can play a critical role in a person’s overall health, but did you know the same applies for your furry friends? Humans schedule regular dental cleanings to keep their gums and teeth healthy, but dental health in dogs and cats may be...

read more

Young Dogs Can Get Growing Pains

Panosteitis is an inflammatory disease of the bones of young dogs. It causes a sudden onset of lameness, resulting in recurrent limping. It occurs in many breeds of dogs, but German Shepherds, especially males, seem more prone to getting it. Dogs between five to 12...

read more

BASIC TRAINING BOOT CAMP

As a professional trainer, I often hear the same questions from concerned puppy owners wanting to train their dog to avoid aggression and be the best dog that he or she can be. One thing to remember is that all puppies are completely different in terms of their...

read more