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Why Did My Dog Eat That??

Sometimes we just don’t understand what would entice a dog to eat the strange things they do. The most common items that dogs swallow that can cause a gastrointestinal obstruction are socks(it wasn’t the dryer monster after all?), underwear, pantyhose, rocks, balls, chew toys or children’s toys, corn cobs, bones, hair ties, garbage, and sticks. […]

Secondhand Smoke

Cigarette smoke contains many harmful and carcinogenic ingredients and these chemicals are found in high concentrations on the furniture and carpeting in the homes of smokers.  Pets will get these toxins on their fur and ingest them when licking their fur.  Also, pet’s noses are very close to the ground and they will breathe in […]

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DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE or ARTHRITIS

DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE or ARTHRITIS

Simply put arthritis is inflammation of a joint. Several things can contribute to this including injury, trauma, genetics, aging and anatomical abnormalities. Signs will include difficulty rising, wanting to lie down for long periods, general stiffness that can get better with movement, refusal to participate in physical activities and crying or whining when they do. […]

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COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION

This is a puzzling, and progressively debilitating condition found in older felines. The disorder resembles dementia in humans. Behavioral signs tend to be more clear and noticeable when they reach the age of 10 and older. They include wandering away from home to unfamiliar territory, lack of interest in playing, excessive sleeping and altered cycles […]

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EVER HEARD THE WORD PYOMETRA?

EVER HEARD THE WORD PYOMETRA?

Pyometra is an infection in the uterus that is the result of structural and hormonal changes in the uterus lining, primarily in unaltered female dogs. It is possible however for humans to have the disease as well as female cats, rabbits, hamsters, ferrets, rats and guinea pigs. As a pet owner it is important to […]

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