Pet Cancer Awareness Month – November

A rough estimate is that every 4th dog and every 5th cat will eventually develop some form of cancer during its lifetime. Cancers found in dogs and cats are very similar to the ones in humans and thorough research is of great benefit both for animals and people. A pet diagnosed with cancer isn’t necessarily a death sentence, as modern …

California law for pet custody

A brand new law was passed in California that will allow judges to decide who will get custody of the pet or pets in a divorce. The California law for pet custody was signed by Governor Jerry Brown. This new law will consider pets as family members, just like children. Until now, pets were considered property, in the same rank …

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Pica Disorder in Dogs

Pica disorder in dogs is a condition when dogs tend to have cravings for non-edible objects. These non-edible objects include rocks, plastic, and fabrics. Many times eating such objects can lead to a gastrointestinal obstruction that needs to be resolved with an exploratory surgery. There are many reasons for Pica disorder, some of them have a medical background and usually with …

Reasons To Neuter Your Pets

10 Reasons To Neuter Your Pets! – Video by Victoria Birch

We have another educational video made by our lovely Victoria, and here she speaks about the reasons to neuter your pets. Watch the video to see the 10 most important reasons she listed. Neutering or castration is the removal of both testicles. Occasionally, one or both testicles may be “retained” or “undescended” in a cryptorchid dog. Neutering a puppy or …

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Caring for Senior Pets

What should we know when caring for senior pets? Our pets are part of our family and lives and we want to give them the best care possible. “Getting old” can be different for different pets. For example, cats are considered senior when they reach 7-8 years old. Large dog breeds have shorter lifespans in general so they would become senior …

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Understanding your pet’s CBC results

Complete blood count analysis is a standard procedure everytime your pet is feeling sick and you visit a veterinary clinic. Here we prepared an infographic to help you understand your pet’s CBC results a little better. There are a lot of information that we can get from a single drop of blood and much more if we perform a biochemical analysis. …

National Animal Safety and Protection Month – October 2018

The month of October is dedicated to celebrating National Animal Safety and Protection Month. Well, actually we dedicate this month to raise awareness to all the dangers that lurk while we are not looking and educate pet owners how to care better for their pets. We are also here to educate people that don’t have pets of their own how …