Barbecue and Picnic Hazards
When enjoying BBQs and picnics with your dog, it's important to keep their safety in mind. Here are some tips for BBQ and picnic safety for dogs: Keep food out of reach: Some human foods can be toxic to dogs, including certain fruits (like grapes and raisins), chocolate, onions, garlic, and foods containing xylitol (a sugar substitute). Keep all food out of your dog's reach to prevent them from accidentally ingesting something harmful.... Read More
Precautions for Summer!
Summer is just around the corner! Summer can be an enjoyable time for cats and dogs, but it's important to take certain precautions to keep them safe and comfortable in the heat. Here are some tips for summer care: Hydration: Ensure that your pets have access to fresh, clean water at all times. Consider providing multiple water sources, especially if your pet spends time outdoors. Shelter and... Read More
Heatstroke in Dogs
What is Heatstroke? And what should you know about it? Heatstroke in dogs, also known as hyperthermia, is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when a dog's body temperature rises to dangerously high levels. Dogs are more susceptible to heatstroke than humans because they have a limited ability to cool themselves through sweating. Causes: Heatstroke can be caused by various factors, including being left in a... Read More
Arthritis in Dogs and Cats
During the month of May, we raise about Arthritis in cats and dogs. Arthritis can have a significant impact on the lives of dogs and cats, affecting their mobility, comfort, and overall quality of life. Here's how arthritis can affect dogs and cats: Joint Pain: Arthritis causes inflammation and degeneration of the joints, resulting in chronic pain. Dogs and cats with arthritis may exhibit signs of discomfort, such as limping, stiffness, reluctance to... Read More