5 tips to keep your pets safe this Halloween

While my dogs might say the biggest Halloween hazard they face is the embarrassment of another costume, the truth is that our favorite fright night is filled with potential danger for pets. Here are 5 tips to follow so your furry friends have a safe and happy Halloween.

Beware of xylitol. The obvious concern is […]

Keep your animals safe in the summer heat

It’s summer, and it’s hot. So hot, in fact, that some states have seen all-time record highs already this summer. My dog and I are enjoying the air conditioning at the moment, staying out of the blazing sun until the cool evening hours. Our animals, however, can’t always avoid the sweltering heat.

Hyperthermia is the […]

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in dogs

The underappreciated pancreas is perhaps one of the most important organs in the body as its production of hormones and digestive enzymes are critical to survival. However, damage to the pancreas can now be treated to allow dogs to live full, healthy lives.

The pancreas has both endocrine and exocrine functions. The endocrine functions are […]

Protecting your pets from rodenticides

Rodenticides are necessary tools for the control of rodent infestations. Although commonly used in agricultural settings to keep mice and rats from infesting feed and produce storage, they are also often needed in and around homes. Unfortunately, the products used for pest control can harm unintended animals who consume the bait, or those who eat […]