Three Mistakes To Avoid After Your Pet’s Spay Or Neuter Procedure

Taking your cat or dog in to be spayed/neutered is the responsible thing to do as a pet owner. These procedures don't just prevent unwanted breeding that leads to pet over-population; having your pet spayed or neutered can also help them avoid some diseases that only affect sexually intact animals. You want your pet to heal quickly after their procedure, though, so make sure that you know what mistakes to avoid. Read More 

Worried About The Stray Cat Population Growth In Your Community? Trap, Neuter, Return!

If you own or manage a community that has become overrun with stray and feral cats, you may want to consider humanely controlling the feline population as soon as possible. One dozen cats can reproduce and increase the feline population to as many as 2,201 in just three years. In five years, that number can grow to 12,680. As you can see from the astonishing numbers, it's a good idea to get control of the cat population in your community before it gets out of hand. Read More 

Behavioral Shifts: Recognizing And Addressing Feline Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

According to the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, more than half of the cats older than 15 years of age affected with feline cognitive dysfunction syndrome, a degenerative brain disease that is similar to Alzheimer's disease in humans. The condition, also referred to as dementia, results in behavioral changes. Find out how to recognize some of these signs in your older cat and what you can do to try to help her. Read More 

8 Parrot Diseases That Will Have You Flying To The Animal Hospital

Parrots are for more than just pirates. These popular companion animals are members of many households throughout the United States. In fact, says that parrots are the third most common pet in the US. One difficult part of pet ownership that parrot parents must deal with is sickness in their precious birds. Here are 8 common health problems in parrots.  Avian Flu Avian flu is a potentially deadly disease in birds that can even harm humans. Read More 

Arthritis In Dogs: Common Symptoms And Treatment Options

According to Dog Quality, approximately 16 to 20 million dogs in North America are suffering from arthritis. If your once spry and active dog is beginning to slow down, or worse, acts as though they are in pain, they might be suffering from the very common stiffness and achy joints associated with arthritis. Here are a few of the most common signs and symptoms of arthritis in dogs, and what you can do as a caring pet owner to help your beloved canine find relief: Read More