Common Cat Skin Conditions

Common Cat Skin Conditions

There’s nothing nicer than snuggling with your cat, petting its soft, shiny fur and hearing its quiet purrs of contentment. But petting your cat when it’s suffering from a skin condition is another story. Unfortunately, skin conditions in cats are an all too common...
Kennel Cough and how to prevent it

Kennel Cough and how to prevent it

Like it or not, cold and flu season is right around the corner. While getting a flu shot should be high on your to-do list this winter, don’t forget to protect your furry friend as well. One of the most common diseases dogs can acquire (winter or not) is something...
Dog stress and how to relieve it

Dog stress and how to relieve it

When you think of stress, you probably think of work pressure, financial strain, endless traffic and a myriad of other things.  What likely doesn’t come to mind, however, is your dog and dog stress. But it should! While dogs and stress don’t seem like a common pair,...
Dog Hot Spots Common Issues and Treatments

Dog Hot Spots Common Issues and Treatments

There are the good kinds of hot spots—the kind where you can get full-speed wifi for free—and then there are the bad kind of hot spots, like the ones that can plague dogs and cause them significant discomfort. Hot spots on dogs refer to skin irritations or areas of...
Dog Allergy Treatments

Dog Allergy Treatments

While you don’t need to take your dog to the local animal hospital for every little bump and bruise, there are some health issues that shouldn’t be ignored and may require the assistance of a trained veterinarian; dog allergies are one of these issues. Your dog’s...