Tag: Pet Diseases


Cat and Dog Parasites: Fleas, Ticks and Worms

Parasites can present a big challenge when it comes to your dog’s or cat’s overall health. They can affect your animal’s skin, digestive tract, heart — almost any organ, for that matter.

Overweight Dogs and Cats: Pet Obesity Risks

Obesity in pets is an increasing health risk to our companion animals, specifically for our dogs and cats, and one that is rarely recognized by their people as a real problem. In fact, some find it cute — but it’s a real health risk.

Pet Dental Care

Do you avoid getting up close and personal with your pet’s breath? That bad breath is certainly unpleasant enough, but your pet could have a worse problem.

Senior Pets and Health Issues

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously wrote, “All diseases run into one — old age.” This statement applies to both people and pets; after all, our pets age faster than we do. Though there is no perfectly accurate human-to-dog or human-to-cat age comparison, it’s startling to realize that a three-year-old pet is roughly equivalent to a 30-year-old person.