Dogs and cats can develop food allergies just like people. They, unlike people, cannot share crucial information for accurate diagnosis. Therefore, with the help of a veterinarian, pet owners have to systematically rule out all […]
There’s a common misconception among pet owners that our pets require a high protein diet that consists mostly of meat – which is essentially the food that our omnivorous dogs and obligate carnivorous cats require […]
Now that we covered some of the basics about skin, let’s talk about itching and scratching a bit. There are several reasons why dogs and cats itch and scratch. They can be classified into four […]
Dogs get ear infections for lots of reasons. Some dogs with floppy ears are just prone to more ear infections, like spaniels and hounds. Dogs who spend time in water can get moisture trapped underneath their ears which can cause ear infections.
But did you know that your dog’s food can be a contributor or could even be causing your dog’s recurring ear infections? An overgrowth of yeast could mean that your dog is not getting the nutrition it needs out of its food. Your dog may be itching its ears, scratching its ears more than normal or rubbing its ears on objects or people.
Turkey has always been an American favorite for Thanksgiving, but there’s good reason to feed turkey as part of your pet’s regular diet year round. Turkey is a lean, white meat that is relatively high […]
B oxers rank as the 7th most popular dog in the United States, according to the AKC. It’s not surprising that these charming dogs rank so high. They love children, are incredibly patient and make […]
This dog is so adorable you don’t even notice that she’s only got one eye. If anything, having only one eye makes her THAT much cuter. She needs to go home and find a […]
Now that we know what a food allergy IS, let’s talk about what CAUSES a food allergy. To date, common food ingredients responsible for allergies are chicken, beef, dairy products, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, corn, […]
This post was written by an intern at our home office. It has some interesting facts about potatoes and nutrition. Plus, at the end there is the best sentence ever “Why not let your canine […]