Today Guardians understand the importance of the nutrition they provide for their pets. Hippocrates said it best, “food is the best medicine.” Pets are living longer than ever before due in part to an increase in the emotional bond between the Guardian and their pets. That has led to a search for better foods and […]
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It happens infrequently, but if a cat suddenly stops using the litterbox, it can be a monumental issue that can have serious effects on family relationships. Understanding what might be the cause and quickly resolving the issue is key to the close bond we all want with our feline companions.
The health of both dogs and cats’ eyes, ears, and nose are vital to long-term health. A problem that reduces the effectiveness of any of these sensory organs can put the pet in danger, cause pain and discomfort, lower quality of life, and even lower life expectancy. Caring for these senses is relatively simple but […]
Most cats groom themselves regularly. They are very neat and particular about cleanliness. There are occasions when a cat ingests too much hair while grooming, or when the digestive tract is more sensitive, and it initiates the ugly involuntary retching and gaging that brings up that tubular mess of hair. Hairballs are not uncommon, but […]
Try making this fun and easy recipe for your feline friends this fall! Ingredients 3/4 cup of Flour 1 can of Tuna in water, drained 1 tsp Catnip 2 tbsp Nummy Tum Tum Pumpkin Directions Mix all the ingredients together to make a dough. On a floured surface, roll out the dough. Cut into bite-sized […]
The aging process begins at birth and continues throughout life. Many factors play a role in how long our beloved pets live and the quality of life they experience at every stage of that life. Genetic factors can play a significant role in a pet’s lifespan and quality of life, and Guardians have little control […]
Our beloved pets are living longer than ever before due to modern veterinary medicine, improved nutrition, and an ever increase in the bond between the pet and their Guardian family. These days, life has become more stressful, and pets have become more important to us. They give us there all and ask for little in […]
Pancreatitis is a painful and costly medical condition that can be fatal. Once it happens, there is a significant risk it can happen again if precautions aren’t taken to reduce the risk. Part of the pancreas produces the digestive enzymes essential for breaking down dietary protein, fat, and carbohydrates. When too many of these crucial […]
Feline diabetes is a disease of the pancreas. It is caused by the cells of the body not responding to the insulin levels in the blood. It most commonly occurs in overweight, middle-aged, and older male cats. Diagnosis and treatment require a working relationship between the Guardian and a trusted veterinarian. Feline diabetes differs from […]
Making the jump from their wild natural environment in the Egyptian desert to our laps and in our homes has, over time, increased the risk of urinary issues in our feline companions. Find out the risk factors and how you can reduce the risks of these potentially dangerous issues. Learn more about your feline friend.
Understanding what’s available in Canada and the USA and potential benefits to our pets. In the past few years, interest in the Cannabis plant and the benefits for pets has grown significantly. Many nutritional and health benefits have been claimed by consumers and manufacturers of products for pets. Human research has shown a significant benefit […]