Five Signs Of Tooth Problems To Look Out For As Your Cat Ages

As cats grow older, their risk of dental issues including cavities, gum disease, and missing teeth increases. These conditions are painful for the cat, and they can interfere with his ability to eat properly. Therefore, as a pet owner, it is important to watch out for the following signs of dental issues as your cat enters his golden years.  Drooling Cats with gum disease and tooth decay may sometimes drool excessively. You may notice a...

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4 Ways To Make Veterinary Care More Affordable

No pet owner wants to see their beloved animal sick or in pain. Unfortunately, medical emergencies happen, and the treatments required for these emergencies can lead to some pretty hefty vet bills. On the bright side, there are always options that pet owners can explore to help make veterinary care more affordable so they can get their pets the expert care they need without having to fret over the cost. Consider Pet Insurance One proactive step...

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Does Your “Fraidy Cat” Freak Out Over Vet Visits? Here Are Some Helpful Tips For You And Your Vet

Cats are notoriously cautious, even nervous, in new or unfamiliar situations. Hence the phrase “fraidy cat.” That trait might make for entertaining cat videos, but it can turn your annual veterinary visit into a traumatic ordeal for you, your cat and your veterinary team. Because your cat’s well-being is important to both you and your veterinarian, it’s important to work together to create a less stressful vet visit....

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Dumpster-Dining Giving Your Dog An Upset Stomach? 4 Steps To Stop The Vomiting

If your dog’s recent venture into dumpster-dining has got it suffering from an upset stomach, you’ll want to control the vomiting as soon as possible. It’s difficult to stop dogs from digging in garbage cans but those dirty diapers and rancid snacks can cause some serious stomach upset. Here are four steps to take if your dog has eaten something that’s made it sick.  Stop the Feedings As soon as your dog starts...

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Get Drug Savvy About Commonly Prescribed Pet Meds

If you are a dog or cat owner, you will at some time be handed a medication from your veterinarian to address your furry friend’s health care. To medicate your pet effectively and safely, it is helpful to understand what conditions the medications are used for, how they are typically administered and which side effects you should be watching for while your pet is being treated. Antibiotics Antibiotic drugs are used to treat bacterial...

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