Your pet holds a big place in your heart, and that’s why we always want to ensure your pet’s heart is healthy. For some pets, seeing a veterinary cardiologist might be necessary in order to ensure they receive the best possible care to keep their cardiovascular system strong and healthy.
For pet owners, summertime is all about having fun in the sun with their dogs. When the sun is out and the weather is warmer, however, it’s important to make sure your dogs have what they need to stay hydrated and cool in order to avoid heatstroke.
When it snows or rains or gets hot outside, you might think to bring your pet inside, out of the weather, and into the safety of your home. But have you ever wondered how windy weather might affect your pet?
Exercise is good for everyone, but it is especially important for dogs who are naturally active. All dogs can benefit from getting daily exercise at a level that’s appropriate for their age, breed, and fitness abilities.
Orthopedic problems are medical problems in dogs that directly affect the musculoskeletal system including the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Orthopedic problems can range from mild to severe and cause pain and discomfort, limit mobility, and lead to additional injuries and health problems.
Whether you have recently adopted a puppy or kitten or have an adult pet with a reproductive system that is still intact, we encourage you to seriously consider electing spay or neuter surgery. These surgical procedures offer many benefits to pets and to the greater community.
As you know, the heart is one of the most vital of the body’s vital organs, and the same is true when it comes to our pet’s hearts, too. For this reason, any health issues involving the heart need to be taken seriously and treated with the utmost attention to detail.
Jokes about overweight pets can be found everywhere online, but obesity in pets really is not something to laugh about. All pets are cute, but overweight pets should not be considered especially cute because they are actually at risk for developing several weight-related health problems.
Shopping for your pet is fun, but crafting for them can be a blast, too! As any cat lover knows, our feline friends play with some of the oddest items: hair elastics, plastic wrappers, and discarded boxes. When you make toys for your cats with items you have around the house, your cats will not only love them, but you’ll also end up saving a lot of money at the pet store.
Canada Day is approaching quickly, and, while you might be busy planning a barbeque or fireworks display to celebrate, it’s also important to make a plan to keep your pets safe during the festivities.