Take a moment to consider these “top 10” ways to support the dog who plays such an important role in your life.
Any dog can develop an allergy. Dogs can be allergic to foods, molds, or pollens, just like people. Usually, these allergies cause itchy skin. However, because many allergies share the same symptoms, it is often difficult to diagnose what your pet is allergic to.
Keeping your dog safe from injury is one of the priorities of dog ownership. Despite all your precautions, sometimes the inevitable happens and your dog sustains an injury. Are you prepared to give him the best emergency assistance that you can?
Your dog is your family—so you’ve likely already noticed if he has gained weight over a relatively short period. But it may be a bit more difficult to recognize the extra bulk if he’s been slowly packing on the pounds over a longer period. Here are two ways to determine if your pup is at the correct weight.
Owning a dog or cat is a big responsibility, but it can also be a big expense. Knowing when you should rush your pet to the emergency clinic, schedule an appointment with your regular vet, or solve a problem at home can make all the difference in being able to pay the vet bill when a visit is indeed necessary.
West Nile virus resides inside the carrier mosquito’s salivary glands. The mosquito transfers the virus when it feeds on the blood of your dog, cat, or horse—or even you. Mosquitoes are by far the most common transmitters of WNV to humans or their companion animals.