Dental Disease in Cats and Dogs

How common is dental disease? Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. Over 80% of dogs and more than half of all cats over the age of three have some degree of dental disease. The most common problems are due to gingivitis or inflammation of the gums, the accumulation […]

Canine Hypothyroidism

Feeling a little low? Stay informed with our breakdown of Hypothyroidism, your middle-aged medium to large breed dog will love you for being aware.

Everything You Need to Know About MMVD

Myxomatous Mitral Valve Degeneration MMVD One of the most common causes of canine death is heart disease – Of those 75% are due to Myxomatous valvular degeneration General risk factors  Older (> 5 years) Small breed (< 40 lb; (18.2 kg) High risk breeds, including: Miniature poodles, cocker spaniels, miniature schnauzers, Dachshunds, small terrier breedsCavalier […]

How to Improve Your Cat’s Health Between Visits

When a cat loves you, he or she wants to demonstrate it, sometimes by presenting you with the results of a successful hunt. Werber suggests accepting the gifts with grace (even when sort of gross—hello, partially chewed mouse!). Your pet will also show you love by head bumping, purring, or kneading you with his or her paws. Sit back and enjoy.