Urinary blockage in cats can be very dangerous and painful for your feline!   What is a urinary blockage? A urinary blockage in cats is when the urethra becomes obstructed. It most commonly afflicts male cats. The urethra is the tube that drains urine from the bladder. With male cats, the urethra is...

When Should I Spay or Neuter My Dog? The Great Debate If you’ve recently adopted or purchased a puppy, you might be starting to think about when or whether you should have your dog neutered or spayed. If you’re a new pet owner or have had them all of your life, surely...

Our pets are our family members and when they're hurting, we're hurting!  We take care of them in the same manner that we do our kids, parents, nieces, etc. The difference, of course, is that we can normally tell what’s ailing us either through familiarity or personal knowledge or through communication....

If your pet is getting up in their "golden years", make sure you understand arthritis and joint pain in dogs! You have watched him grow from a puppy to senior dog. Grey hairs have sprouted and his step isn’t as spry as it used to be. A visit to your vet reveals...

It’s so tempting to reward our furry friends with edible treats! It’s okay to mindfully do so, however if you’re unaware of what is good versus bad for your dog, you should think twice and reward your pup with praise instead. Think before you treat! Below are 5 harmful foods you shouldn’t...

It may seem odd, but for a veterinarian, the question, "Do dogs catch colds?" is actually very common! You’ve heard the phrase “sick as a dog,” or maybe you’ve been called “one sick puppy.” Both phrases refer to the health of a dog. One is physical and the other is mental...