Ringworm: The Most Common Skin Infection in Cats

Ringworm is a fungal infection which affects the hair, skin, and nails. While it affects humans as well as other pets, including dogs, it is the most common contagious skin infection found in cats. The most common location to look for ringworm is on the tail, head, or ears. How is Ringworm Contracted? Ringworm can […]

The Dangers of Leptospirosis & What You Can Do

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection. It tends to affect mammals, including humans, dogs, and cats. However, it is most commonly seen in dogs. Leptospirosis affects the entire body. Oftentimes symptoms will be present but not in all cases. Leptospirosis can eventually lead to kidney and liver failure. How is Leptospirosis Contracted?¬† Leptospirosis is contracted through […]

Does Your Dog Suffer from Hypothyroidism?

What is Hypothyroidism? The thyroid gland is found in the neck. It helps to regulate a number of bodily functions at a cellular level. One thing it helps to regulate is the production of the hormone T4. Hypothyroidism occurs when not enough T4 is produced due to the¬†thyroid losing its proper function. There is also […]

Finding the Best Food for Your Dog

1. Dog & Digestion: The most important thing to keep in mind when choosing food for your dog is that their digestive system is very different from our own. Unlike us, dogs are meant to swallow in large chunks. The chunks of meat and fat travel through the esophagus and into the stomach where these […]