[New Product] Nutramax Welactin Omega 3 Canine and Feline

[New Product] Nutramax Welactin Omega 3 Canine and Feline

Inflammation is a prime contributor to many conditions our pets may suffer from, including allergies, arthritis, or diseases of the kidneys, brain, and heart. The good news is that one simple, all-natural supplement can combat all of these conditions at once! Nutramax Welactin Omega 3 liquid or softgel capsules help reduce inflammation in both cats and dogs, leading to healthier skin and coat while promoting overall wellness in cats and […]

Helping pet parents and pet allergy sufferers coexist

My brother came over last weekend and right away he started complaining that my cats were causing him to cough, and scratch his skin. For some reason this past year he developed an allergy to my cats and this has made planning family functions quite difficult. Even a simple cup of coffee and a chat now is not possible unless we meet at the local Starbucks. At first I took […]

Managing Head Shaking Symptoms in Pets

Head shaking is a very common concern I receive from pet owners with various size pets. In many cases, the cause of this historical complaint is due to some sort of underlying ear inflammation and/or allergy.  Allergies are most commonly due to inhalant/contact allergens such as molds, grasses, trees, dander, house dust, pollen, as well as possible food allergies. Many times underlying allergies may lead to secondary bacterial and/or yeast […]

What Is Causing My Dog’s or Cat’s Head Shaking?

Often times pet owners will come in to inquire about their pet frequently shaking their head. By far the most common cause of this historical complaint is some sort of underlying ear inflammation and/or allergy. Allergies are most commonly due to inhalant/contact allergens such as: Mold Grass Trees Dander House dust Pollen And possible food allergies Many times pets with underlying allergies may lead to secondary bacterial and/or yeast infections […]

Natural Allergy Treatment Alternatives for Pets (NAET)

One of the most frustrating and relapsing chronic conditions seen in small animal medicine is the presence of skin allergies.  Inhalant and contact allergies to molds, grasses, trees, pollen, etc, as well as food and flea allergies lead to frequent itching and secondary bacterial and yeast infections of the skin and ears. This leads to increasing pet discomfort, as well as owner expense because of frequent veterinary visits. While antibiotics and […]

Most Common Skin Problem in Pets: Allergies

One of the more common reasons for veterinary exams (outside of wellness visits) involves some sort of skin or coat complaint. Many pets can develop excessive shedding, dull, dry, or greasy coats, as well as hair loss. Often times these complaints are accompanied by a history of excessive itching and secondary bacterial or yeast overgrowth on the skin. Allergies are the most common causes of these varied symptoms, which can usually can be […]

PetMeds® Using Atopica to Manage Your Pet’s Allergies

Inhalant and contact skin allergies are indeed frustrating for many pet owners. Symptoms of allergies may include chronic itchy feet, face and ears, as well as secondary infections leading to increased patient discomfort. In years past it was often only prescription Prednisone that offered these pets significant symptomatic relief. However, the use of long term Prednisone or cortisone can lead to unwanted side effects including: – Suppressing the immune system […]