Is Your Pet Overweight? Here’s What to Do

Is Your Pet Overweight? Here’s What to Do

Credit: Zoetis, Dr. Joyce A. Login Obesity is a growing problem for cats and dogs. A recent study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that 55.8% of dogs and 59.5% of cats in the US are overweight1. That’s over half of the dogs and cats in the United States! Unfortunately, a majority of pet owners with overweight cats and dogs in the study didn’t realize their pet’s […]

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The Importance of Full-Year Tick, Flea, and Heartworm Disease Protection for Your Dog

The Importance of Full-Year Tick, Flea, and Heartworm Disease Protection for Your Dog

Credit: Zoetis, Dr. Clair Walther   Did you know that parasites are threats to your dog all year long? Despite the common belief that ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes are only active in warmer months, these pests can cause big problems for your dog at any time during the year. They are not only a nuisance, but they can transmit diseases to your dog. The best […]

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Caring for Your Heartworm-Positive Dog

Caring for Your Heartworm-Positive Dog

Credit: Dr. Claire Walther Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by up to foot-long worms that live in and cause damage within the heart, lungs, and blood vessels of unprotected mammals. Unfortunately, dogs are natural hosts for heartworm disease, leaving them highly susceptible to infection. This means it’s easy for heartworms to grow into adults, mate, and produce offspring, which can […]

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Check Your Dog’s Vital Signs at Home

Completing regular wellness exams is the best way to keep your pet healthy. We believe in the value of being a well-informed and educated pet parent. In the event of an accident or health concern, you should be able to have some clarity in deciding if your pet is having a true emergency. Do you have the information you need to properly advocate for your […]

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