Does your dog have a habit of dragging his or her little bottom across the carpet? You might find it disturbing or amusing, but scooting is actually a sign of a health problem. The good news is dog scooting can be stopped with the help of a tasty treat. NaturVet No Scoot Plus Pumpkin Soft Chews for Dogs use the power of natural plant fiber to promote healthy anal gland […]
When it comes to pet care, preventing health problems before they arise is extremely important. Since pets can’t tell us when they are sick or in pain, we need to be keenly observant of changes in behavior and habits. Many pets naturally try to hide their pain or discomfort, so even the most attentive pet parent has no opportunity to assess a potential illness or injury. Too often, symptoms go […]
As our pets age, joint problems often become an issue. Limited mobility from arthritis pain can be difficult for pets who are used to enjoying a lifestyle of running, jumping and playing. Novox Carprofen Chewable Tablets are an easy-to-administer NSAID medication that helps relieve the pain and inflammation due to arthritis and other joint diseases, so your pet can get back to enjoying an active life.
As we enjoy the summer season, there are many health tips to keep in mind to keep your pet healthy and well during this wonderful time of year. Because pets and people spend increasing amounts of time outside, it is important to be aware of the risk of heat stroke as the temperature and humidity increase. Fresh, cold water should be available for any pets spending any significant time outside. Pet […]
A typical series of the questions I commonly get is, “Doc, how often does my pet need to go for a checkup?” This question is often then followed up by a pet owner stating their pet is mostly indoors or around the house and is not exposed to many other pets or diseases, and eats and acts totally normal. The answer to such questions will vary depending upon the individual […]
It’s no surprise that it’s getting warmer. And unfortunately, each summer many pets die needlessly from exposure to heat. Heatstroke is a medical emergency that needs veterinary attention as quickly as possible. Signs of heat stroke include: Excessive panting Bright red gums and ear tips Seizuring and collapse (in extreme circumstances) Unfortunately, dogs and cats don’t sweat like people do. They typically pant, in order to dispel heat, making them much […]
With our own medical care it’s often suggested to ask more questions when at the doctor’s office. Did you know the same advice applies to your pet’s veterinarian? By asking more questions during your pet’s next vet visit, you’re not only helping to maximize your pet’s health care, but you’re also ensuring you get the most out of each visit. To help tackle this topic, we asked holistic veterinarian Dr. […]