Articles

16 Sep Caring for Senior Pets

As our pets age, their bodies and behaviors often change. Owners often assume that these changes are just signs of aging, but that isn’t always the case. For example, diseases like arthritis, dental disease and obesity can cause changes in movement, eating habits, weight and...

17 Sep Leptospirosis In Animals

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that can affect dogs and cats. The bacteria that causes it are spread via the urine of infected pets and wild mammals, which remains infective for up to six months. Pets who spend a lot of time in the water,...

05 Aug Marijuana and Pets

With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana on July 1, we would like to make pet owners aware of potential health risks to your pets resulting from ingestion. While generally not fatal, ingesting this plant can have serious effects. Symptoms of pet marijuana poisoning include...

13 Feb Old Cat, New Behavior

Much like its owner, a cat’s behavior changes as it matures. As the rebellious days of youth fade, a wiser, more leisurely companion emerges. Between ages 8 and 11, a cat enters its senior phase of life and considerable physiological changes occur. A slower, more...

13 Feb Learning to Speak Cat

Learning to understand your cat’s behavior is the best way to strengthen the pet-owner relationship. Unlike dogs, cats are naturally independent, solitary animals. Feline behavior is often subtle and less obvious, making it difficult to figure out what they are trying to tell us. Common...