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Does Your Cat Have a Grooming Problem?
Noticed a sudden change in your cat's grooming habits? Over- or under-grooming can be a sign of trouble.Read more
What Your Pet's Stools Say About Their Health
Want to know if your pet is healthy? Take a look at his or her stools.Read more
All About Shedding: Is My Pet Shedding Too Much?
Not sure why your pet is shedding more than usual. We explore a few reasons that your pet may be losing hair.Read more
Hot Spots and Pets: What You Can Do to Help Your Furry Friend
Does your pet frequently develop hot spots? Find out how to prevent and treat the painful spots.Read more
How to Make Vet Visits a More Pleasant Experience for Your Pet
Does your pet dislike visiting the vet? These tips may make visits less stressful.Read more
Caring for Dogs with Wrinkles
Regular skin care is the key to helping your wrinkled dog avoid painful infections.Read more
Is Your Cat's Personality Influenced by Coat Color?
Are orange cats friendlier than black ones? Coat color may play a role in personality.Read more
Can My Pet Get Depressed?
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?
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
Wondering what to do if your pet eats grass? Take a look at a few ideas.Read more
Bloat in Dogs
Bloat may end your dog's life if you're not aware of the symptoms.Read more
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 atrophyRead more
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
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. ThisRead more
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 diseaseRead more