Are there common molds that affect pets? The molds that affect us, also affect our pets. What is mold? Mold is a type of fungus that can be found anywhere and is comprised of small organisms, allowing it to grow. It can be found outdoors as well as indoors, and can impact both you and […]
Seasonal Dog Sensitivities
Warmer temperatures during the spring, summer, and fall often result in seasonal sensitivities for many. Dogs, like their owners, can also suffer during these times of the year. Common seasonal sensitivities include: pollens grasses weeds molds fungi saliva from fleas What Causes a Sensitivity? A sensitivity is caused by a response from the immune system. […]
Finding the Best Cat Food
To know what to feed your cat, it is first important to know a bit about their digestive system and the types of food their bodies can and cannot break down. Secondly, we’ll take a look at the different food options out their for cats. 1. Cats & Digestion: Unlike humans, cats have a very […]
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 […]
Is Your Pet’s Itching & Scratching from Outdoor Sensitivities?
When your cat or dog has a sensitivity it most notably effects the skin. We physically see them itching, scratching, rubbing, and/or licking. This behavior can then become excessive, leading to rashes and bald patches, causing further discomfortable and accelerated irritation.When this happens most owners initially start an elimination diet, cutting out specific foods that […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pet Skin Issues & What to Do
Our pets can experience health issues much like we do. The skin, which is the largest organ of the body, can create an unpleasant experience for both a pet and his/her owner when it is aggravated. Does your pet experience skin issues? Signs of Skin Issues for Our Pets: – constant stratching or licking […]
Pets and Seizures
There are a number of things that may cause seizures in pets. Epilepsy is when a pet has seizures for unknown reasons. Some other reasons for seizures may include: environmental toxins, being over vaccinated, and prior illnesses such as a infections, immune disorders, neurological disorders, and parasites. What to Do Diet: Sometimes seizures can be […]