Hookworm in Dogs and What You Can Do

What is Hookworm? Hookworms are small, thin parasitic worms that are less than one inch long. They primarily affect the intestines by attaching to the intestinal wall with their hook-like teeth. They feed on their hosts blood and tissue, moving from one place to another and leaving small ulcers where they were attached. There are […]

Horse Laminitis: Prevent, Identify, & Address

Laminae, found on horses, is the inner layer of the hoof. If nutrient and oxygen-rich blood is not getting to the laminae, it can lead to laminitis. Laminitis is inflammation of the laminae, causing swelling in the tissue of the hoof. When the laminae doesn’t receive blood, the cells┬ábecome damaged, and the laminae eventually begins […]

Healthy Ears for Your Dog or Cat

The best way to prevent ear inflammation or infection for your cat or dog is through regular maintenance. Maintaining healthy ears with natural remedies is easier than one might think. Here are some great natural ear cleaning remedies and how to use them. 1. Apple Cider Vinegar (Raw & Organic)- dilute with water, half water […]

Paw Irritation? How to Keep Your Pet’s Paws Healthy

When we think about the health of our pets, we often times overlook the smaller, less visible areas of their bodies such as the paws. However, these areas need just as much attention. The paws of our dogs and cats are in frequent use. Without healthy paws, mobility can be quite challenging. Here are some […]

Does Your Pet’s Head Shake?

Does your pet’s head shake or bob from side to side or up and down? If so, you are not alone. A number of pet owners painfully watch their precious animal companion experience what is known as head tremors. When your pet is experiencing a head tremor, the best thing to do is stay calm.┬áBecoming […]

Is Your Pet Panting Excessively?

Dogs and cats are both known to use panting as a means to cool down their body temperature when they are hot. In addition to this, dogs will also pant when they are excited, anxious, or energetic. So while panting can be very normal, there are some circumstances in which it is an indication of […]