Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp

Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp






Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp There are many things you can do to help your dog or cat maintain good mental function for as long as possible, and delay the onset and progression of cognitive decline. 1. Feed a nutritionally balanced, species-appropriate diet that includes omega-3 essential fats, such as krill […]






FLASH Alert: Dogs and Cats Also Suffer Strokes

FLASH Alert: Dogs and Cats Also Suffer Strokes






FLASH Alert: Dogs and Cats Also Suffer Strokes Recently that the veterinary community realized that like humans, dogs and cats also suffer strokes. With increased use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT) scans in pets, strokes are being diagnosed more often. Though, they are still a relatively rare occurrence in both dogs […]






Pet Healthcare is Costly, and Rising

Pet Healthcare is Costly, and Rising






Pet Healthcare is Costly, and Rising The American Pet Products Association estimates that US pet expenditures hit $60.59-B last year, up from $58.04-B in Y 2014. A substantial portion of those costs are for Vet care ($15.73-B) and medicine ($14.39-B). That breaks down to an average of $235 on routine Vet visits for dog owners […]






When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery






When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery It is thought that modern dogs have 1 common ancestor: the Eurasian grey wolf, and that about 30,000 to 40,000 years ago a subspecies of wolf began interacting with humans, perhaps foraging for food around human campsites. Humans then learned the animals were valuable for companionship and […]






The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior

The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior






The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior Nearly 30% of pet dogs exhibit signs of anxiety, including excessive barking, trying to escape, excessive energy, destructive behaviors and aggression. Such behavioral issues are a leading cause of animals being relinquished to shelters, this is unfortunate because often these issues can be easily fixed. Behavior modification […]