Preventing Itching & Scratching This Allergy Season

By | 2018-07-06T16:28:48+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Summer brings with it a lot of fun but can also bring with it an increased chance of your pet suffering from an allergic to even anaphylactic reaction. These reactions often occur secondary to insect bites (bees, spiders, etc) even pollens. An allergic reaction is defined as the immune system over-reacting to an allergen. Where an [...]

A Few Holiday Pet Precautions

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|

It’s the holiday season… Here are a few things to watch out for with your furry loved ones: Chocolate: this is toxic to pets, it can cause elevated heart rate, hyperexcitabilitydiarrhea, muscle tremors and seizures. Christmas ornaments: Yes, they are pretty to look at, but dogs and cats love to play with shiny objects, which can [...]

Comfort Eating: Stressed Out Pets

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 April 29th, 2016|

Humans commonly engage in comfort eating when we're stressed. But we have the benefit of medical advice, dietary options, exercise and a sense of long-term well-being. Our pets can't take medical advice though. They eat what we give them, they only exercise when we let them and they don't think about long-term consequences. That means we have [...]