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June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month!

01 Jun

Post By: Dr. Honorata LenkAdopting a pet is generally a wonderful, enriching process. A kitten or a cat can fill a home with laughter and endless hours of fun. Cats often amuse themselves and their owners by inventing chasing games, pretend-hunting their toys and playing...

Summer First-Aid for Pets

14 Apr

With summer just around the corner, here are some first aid tips for you and Fido. Heatstroke: If you cannot immediately get your pet to a veterinarian, move it to a shaded area and out of direct sunlight. Place a cool or cold, wet towel around its neck...

Spring and Lily Toxicity

13 Apr

Spring is coming! And with it often comes an influx of springtime flowers. These flowers, although beautiful, can sometimes be harmful to our pets. The most common springtime flower to cause concern for pet owners is lilies.There are two types of lilies: true and benign....

Dogs and Cats Also Suffer From Allergies

07 Mar

Spring is quickly approaching and many of us will suffer from allergies. Dogs and cats also suffer from allergies. Allergies are due to the immune system reacting abnormally to a substance, called an allergen. The main symptoms of allergies include itching and recurrent skin infections....