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Intestinal Parasites And Your Pet

Intestinal parasites can be a very serious problem that can affect our pets as well as our families. Some infections can even become life-threatening. Common intestinal parasites include roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, tapeworms, and coccidia. Most intestinal parasites can cause diarrhea. If left untreated, this can cause your pet to become dehydrated. Some parasites such as … Read moreIntestinal Parasites And Your Pet

Pet Obesity

By Dr. Clare Guichard Obesity is the most common preventable disease in dogs and cats, and is defined as an accumulation of excess body fat. Dogs and cats are considered overweight when they weigh 10-20% above their ideal body weight.  They are considered obese when they weight 20% or more above their ideal weight.   … Read morePet Obesity

Pet Nutrition

Selecting the right food for your pet is critical. Proper diet choices can impact many age-related diseases, prevent from arthritis and impact longevity. Stage of life, namely growth, adult maintenance and senior age diets are all important, as are prescription diets for specific medical conditions. The recent explosion of fad diets such as raw diets, … Read morePet Nutrition

Pet Behavior

October is a great month for animals. It’s National Animal Safety and Protection Month, and ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – there’s even a shout-out to reptiles on Reptile Awareness Day, October 21 and cats for National Cat Day, October 29! With all of these warm and fuzzy feelings circulating in the autumn air, … Read morePet Behavior