Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Do you ever catch your pooch chowing down on your green grass? Your dog is not alone. It is not an unusual behavior. Most dogs eat those fresh blades from time to time. However, it is important to observe the frequency of this behavior and why your dog may be doing it. Why Would a […]

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 […]

Diabetes in Dogs? What to Do

What is Diabetes?  Diabetes occurs when the body ineffectively produces or ineffectively uses glucose. Cells require glucose for energy. In order to use glucose, the body needs insulin. Insulin is produced in the pancreas and is needed in order for glucose to get into the cell. If the glucose cannot get into the cells due […]

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. Becoming […]