Type 1 diabetes is a serious disease that affects dogs and cats and if left untreated, can result in death. However, with the right treatment, such as a healthy diet and insulin, your pet can continue to live a fulfilling life. Lantus Insulin is a long-acting, injectable insulin that controls blood glucose levels in your dog or cat to help alleviate the symptoms of diabetes. What is type 1 diabetes […]
On the first day of Christmas my pet parent gave to me: one Intelligent Water Fountain (or one of the other cool prizes)! This holiday season, include your pet in the festivities and win some cool prizes from 1-800-PetMeds!
Anxiety may bring out unwanted behavior in your dog, which may cause more stress for everyone in your home. Anticipating your dog’s stress triggers and minimizing them when possible is the best first line of defense. For an effective back-up plan, try Cosequin Calm Chewable Bonelets for Dogs, a gentle and effective bone-shaped tablet that helps your dog stay calm and poised in stressful circumstances.
Heart disease is a serious health threat to both humans and pets. In fact, an estimated 7 to 8 million dogs in the United States currently suffer from some form of cardiac disease. While some dogs are born with congenital heart disease, others acquire various forms of heart disease over their lifetimes. To help protect your pet’s precious heart, there’s now an easy-to-administer supplement specifically developed to support canine cardiovascular […]
No two dogs are alike. As any pet parent can attest, each dog has his or her own personality, likes, and dislikes. One thing is for sure though — all dogs love treats! With so many different flavors, colors, shapes, and ingredients, it can be hard to tell a healthy treat from doggy junk food. If you want to be sure you’re giving your dog a Mother Nature-approved treat for […]
Oral flea preventatives have become popular with pet parents as a clean, safe alternative to topical ‘spot-on’ flea treatments. Giving your pet a flavored pill or soft chew to kill fleas quickly is much easier than applying an oily, messy flea preventative. Up until now, if you wanted to give your pet a chewable flea treatment, you had to get a prescription from your veterinarian. To solve this problem, Bayer […]
The joy and comfort of cuddling with your dog can make all the cares of the day drift away. Unfortunately, if you suspect that your dog has worms you should think twice before curling up with your pet…and not just because worms are ‘gross’. You see, intestinal worms can not only have a serious impact on your pet’s health but yours, too! It’s vital to protect the health of everyone […]