Accessibility View Close toolbar
No form settings found. Please configure it.
  • Articles
  • Is Your Cat's Personality Influenced by Coat Color?
    Image of a black and white cat. Are orange cats friendlier than black ones? Coat color may play a role in personality.

    Read more
  • Can My Pet Get Depressed?
    Image of a sad pug. Has your pet been a little moody lately? Find out if depression may be to blame.

    Read more
  • Could Those Sniffles Be a Symptom of the Feline Flu?
    Can you spot the signs of feline flu?

    Read more
  • Does My Pet Dream?
    dog Are humans the only mammals who dream? Find out if your pet experiences dreams and nightmares.

    Read more
  • What to Do If Your Pet Eats Grass
    Image of a cat eating potted grass. Wondering what to do if your pet eats grass? Take a look at a few ideas.

    Read more
  • Bloat in Dogs
    Image of a German Shepherd looking sick next to a bowl of dog food. Bloat may end your dog's life if you're not aware of the symptoms.

    Read more
  • Hypothyroidism
    Image of a dog. Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy

    Read more
  • Feline Distemper
    Image of a sick cat. Feline distemper or feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of kittens and adult cats caused by the feline parvovirus. It is also called panleukopenia as it affects the bone marrow and causes low white blood cell counts. It is relatively common in unvaccinated cats and is often fatal,

    Read more
  • Bloat and Gastric Torsion
    Image of a dog in the emergency room. Bloat and gastric torsion is a serious condition and your pet should be rushed to the emergency room if this occurs. Certain breeds of dogs with deep chests and narrow waists, such as hounds, bouvier des Flandres, or doberman pinschers are more susceptible to a syndrome of gastric torsion and bloat. This

    Read more
  • Arthritis
    Image of an old dog. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on joints from over use, aging, injury, or from an unstable joint such as which occurs with a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the knee. The chronic form of this disease is called degenerative joint disease

    Read more
  • Tapeworms
    Image of a tape worm. Tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. In a tapeworm infection, adults absorb food predigested by the host, so the worms have no need for a digestive tract or a mouth. Large tapeworms are made almost entirely of reproductive

    Read more
  • Leptospirosis
    Image of a paper that says "leptosporosis". Leptospirosis is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by a spiral shaped bacteria. Dogs, cats, other animals and even people can be infected through exposure to urine, bite wounds, ingestion of infected flesh, or contact with contaminated soil, water and even bedding. Certain environmental conditions

    Read more
  • 3 Reasons Why Your Pet Could Be Coughing
    Image of a dog coughing. Wondering why your pet is coughing? Check out three common reasons.

    Read more
  • Managing Your Pet's Arthritis
    Image of an old dog on a dog bed. Painful arthritis makes walking and jumping difficult for pets. Luckily, you can do a few things to relieve your pet's pain.

    Read more
  • Fleas
    Image of a magnifying glass inspecting a flea. A common parasite, fleas are found in almost every area of the world and can be found on dogs, cats, and many other mammals. They survive year to year even in cold climates because they live on pets, in buildings, and on wild animals. There are four stages to the flea life cycle. Eggs are laid by an

    Read more
  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up
    An image of a dog laying on an examination table at the vet's office. A female veterinarian is gently petting the large blonde dog. Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up.

    Read more