Every year, millions of Americans hit the road in search of fun, adventure, or just some peaceful time off. More and more, these plans include traveling with their four-legged companions. Travel can be stressful for canines. They can become sick, injured, or lost in the process. Planning for potential dog hazards can go a long way towards making your vacations more relaxing and memorable for you and your furry friends. Here are some tips to maintain dog car safety!
It is only fitting that I begin the vetisin.com breed spotlight articles with the Afghan Hound, as I personally bred, showed and lure-coursed them for over 25 years. One of the world's oldest breeds, the Afghan hound was bred for speed, agility, and strength.
The safest way to travel by air with a small pet is in an approved carrier that can be taken on board and kept under the seat in front of you. Large pets are required to be placed in the cargo area, which presents a few risks. Here's some tips to keep in mind when flying with a dog!
I often hear pet owners, pet food manufacturers and even veterinarians describe modern day canines as omnivores based solely on their being fed a diet consisting of both plant and animal matter. Few stop to think that today's domesticated dogs consume what we have decided is best for them.
Cardiomyopathy is the name given to any disease affecting the heart muscle. This is the most common form of heart disease seen in cats, and the most common cause of feline heart failure. It occurs more often in cats 5-7 years of age, although cases have been reported between 3 months – 17 years.
One of the best ways to improve your pet’s health is through nutritional supplementation. Just as most people understand the need to supplement their daily diet with vitamins and other nutrients; nutritional supplementation is now regarded as a valuable option for canine and feline performance and health as well.
Most current pet foods do not provide sufficient nutrients, so dogs and cats need added nutritional supplementation to live a long and healthy life.
Does your pet have a urinary tract disease? Learn about the prevention, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of urinary tract problems in dogs and cats.
Allergies in cats & dogs are one of the most common reasons pet owners visit their veterinarian. Learn about the symptoms and how you can help your pet.