Understanding Feline Urinary Disease

Litter Box Troubles? Understanding Feline Urinary Disease

Cats, Common Pet Health Concerns, Urinary Disease
Apr 17, 2020

When a cat has trouble using the litter box, it’s not only frustrating for humans, but also for the cat. Whether urinating outside the litter box or struggling to go at all, incontinence in cats is almost always a sign of a health concern and should be addressed right away.

Does Your Dog Need a Leptospirosis Vaccination

Does Your Dog Need a Leptospirosis Vaccination?

Common Pet Health Concerns, Leptospirosis, Vaccines, Zoonoses
Jan 17, 2020

Leptospirosis is a serious, potentially deadly infection found worldwide that’s caused by multiple strains of spirochete bacteria. A zoonotic disease, leptospirosis can be transmitted between animals and humans.

Cognitive Disfunction Pets

How to Recognize and Manage Cognitive Dysfunction in Geriatric Pets

Aging Pets, Common Pet Health Concerns, Skin Disease
Dec 27, 2019

As veterinary medicine improves, pets are living longer. It’s wonderful to have our furry friends in our lives longer, but older pets mean a greater responsibility to improve our pets’ golden years. Pet parents are more commonly having to address the changing health concerns of their aging pets.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Cats

What Is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Cats?

Cats, Common Pet Health Concerns, Kidney Disease
Oct 22, 2019

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) in cats (also called chronic renal disease and kidney failure) is a progressive condition, with which a cat’s kidneys gradually stop working properly. CKD is a fatal condition. Untreated, it will progress quickly. With proper management, cats with CKD can live long lives.

Canine Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Does Your Dog Have to Live with Canine Osteoarthritis Symptoms?

Aging Pets, Common Pet Health Concerns, Dogs, Joint Disease
Sep 17, 2019

We love our pups and do our best to provide them with everything they need to live long, happy, healthy lives. No matter how much love and care pet owners provide, however, as pets age, they become more and more susceptible to developing age-related medical conditions. One particularly common age-related illness is canine osteoarthritis, also referred to as degenerative joint disease (DJD).

Lyme Disease

Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

Common Pet Health Concerns, Fleas & Ticks, Lyme Disease, Vaccines
Aug 14, 2019

Lyme disease is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. Four species of ticks have been shown to transmit Lyme disease, but the most common culprit is the deer tick (black-legged tick). Deer ticks and those carrying Lyme disease are common in the Eastern United States and can be found in nearly all warm, damp areas, including northern climates in the summer months.