Archive | July, 2015

Recent Study Questions the Safety of Travel Carriers for Pets

As pet owners, we love our furry friends as if they were our children, and we want them to be as safe as possible.  That, of course, includes during times of travel, whether by land or air. So, it’s rather alarming to learn that some of the pet travel carriers that we have all come to […]

What You Need to Know About Canine Influenza

Canine influenza has been sweeping the nation, and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.  It has recently been traced back to Asia and is said to have arrived in the Midwest United States in March of this year. The consequences of this very contagious illness are life-threatening, so as a responsible dog […]

Ringworm 101: A Crash Course in Dermatophytosis

Ringworm, also known as dermatophytosis, is certainly not something that any of us like to think about, especially when it comes to our beloved pets. It’s a fairly common condition, though, which means that it’s something that pet owners (especially cat owners) should know at least a little bit about. The first thing to know […]

Keep Your Pets Safe and Sane on July 4th Weekend

We discuss the topic of fireworks a few times a year, and although it may seem redundant, it’s worth mentioning again. Your pet’s fear of fireworks is not only natural, but also completely understandable.  Managing your pet’s anxieties effectively is part of the long list of responsibilities that go along with being a pet owner.  […]