They’ve provided you with so much joy, and now
it’s time to give your older dog or cat the love and attention they deserve
during their golden years. It won’t be easy. Much like humans, our animal
friends suffer chronic health conditions such as weight gain, arthritis,
diabetes, and even dementia, which makes it hard for them to enjoy the
wonderful life you’ve provided.
However, there are still plenty of good days
left when the puppy or kitten they once were shines through as they play with a
toy bone or ball of yarn. Bear that in mind as you take the following measures
to ensure their continued health and happiness.
Continue reading “How to Make Your Senior Pet’s Needs a Priority”
We love our dog friends. They are precious
creatures who bring joy to our lives. That makes seeing them suffer even more
painful. Fortunately, there’s much that can be done to shelter our dogs from
common dangers. Here’s what you need to know.
Dog flu, or H3N2, is a highly contagious virus
that can spread like wildfire. It may seem scary, but there are ways to protect your pup. If your dog is less than a
year old or more than seven, they are in a vulnerable group and will benefit
from vaccination. You should still research symptoms so that you can act if you
notice warning signs. These include continuous coughing, fatigue, and a reduced
appetite. When there is an outbreak, minimize outings to avoid coming into
contact with carriers. Even if another dog does not show symptoms, they may
still have the virus. Remember, this is a treatable condition and is rarely
fatal if you go to a veterinarian.
Continue reading “How You Can Safeguard Your Dog’s Health and Security”
The holiday season has commenced, and we kick it off with All Hallows Eve, otherwise known as Halloween. It’s a time for treats, costumes, and a good time for all, including your four-legged furry friends. After all, our dogs are part of the family, and they deserve a little fun. Here are some tips for how to include your pup in on the celebrations. Continue reading “How to Prepare Your Pup for a Safe, Fun and Happy Howloween”