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Labored Breathing in Dogs & Cats

Is your dog or cat having a hard time catching their breath? Does their breathing sound abnormal, or do they appear to be struggling with each breath? Breathing problems can be very scary, especially in a pet that cannot verbally communicate with you what is going on. In this post,

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What is Kennel Cough?

If you’ve ever owned a dog, you’ve probably heard of kennel cough when you took your pup in for their routine vaccines. If you’ve ever boarded a dog at a kennel or vet’s office, you’ve almost undoubtedly heard of it, as most boarding facilities require that your dog receive the

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Signs Your Pet Ate Something Toxic

Over 200,000 pets ingest something poisonous in the U.S. each year, and this is likely far underestimated due to underreporting. Poison ingestion can happen in various ways. It is usually caused by eating something toxic accidentally, however, there are other ways pets come into contact with poisons, such as intentional

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Signs Your Cat has Dermatitis

If your cat is scratching excessively, you’re probably searching for a solution. Often, a cat scratching too much is a sign of feline dermatitis. In this post, we’ll review what feline dermatitis is, what causes it, and how you can identify it. What is Feline Dermatitis? Feline dermatitis is simply

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Why Does My Dog Have Diarrhea?

If your dog is experiencing diarrhea, you need a solution fast. In this post, we’ll review the most common causes of diarrhea in dogs, what you can do to treat diarrhea at home, and when to call for professional help. Common Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs There are many reasons

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Understanding Canine Influenza

What is Canine Influenza? Canine influenza, also known as dog flu, is a highly contagious respiratory infection in dogs.  Causes of Canine Influenza It is caused by two canine-specific strains of the influenza virus, H3N2, and H1N1. Dogs of any age or breed can be infected, but the disease is

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Signs of an Ear Infection in Your Pet

Dogs can get ear infections just like humans. Also just like humans, a dog’s ear infection is uncomfortable, bothersome, and sometimes painful. It can impair their hearing, and if left untreated long enough, can cause permanent hearing loss, sepsis, and even death. Dog Ear Infection Symptoms If your dog is

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