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 […]
Blood in Your Pet’s Stool? What is It Saying About Their Healthy?
Blood in a pet’s stool is almost always an indication of something going on internally. The cause could be somewhat minor to very severe. Treating the issue could be short term or long term. Even a small amount of blood in your pet’s stool needs to be addressed. What Blood in the Stool Could Be […]
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 become damaged, and the laminae eventually begins […]
Cat Dental Issues & What to Do
As your cat reaches adulthood, keeping an extra close eye on their teeth is important as dental problems become more common. Subtle signs of mouth issues, exhibited by cats, often do not show the true extent of their pain. The three most common dental issues that a cat may experience are periodontal disease, tooth resorption, […]
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 […]
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. Becoming […]