Dogs and Roadtrips

Off for a vacation road trip and looking to bring your canine companion? Kudos to you for bringing your furry friend along. Some dogs love hopping in the car, peering out the window and seeing new places. But other dogs get anxious in the car and/or in new surroundings. If your canine companion is not […]

Allergies- they are in the air

Airborne particles (pollen, dander, etc.) are harmless to someone who is not allergic to them. Allergy develops in individuals who are genetically programmed to do so – This includes our dog and cat companions. Features of Atopy (allergy to airborne things) There are many reasons for pets to itch: parasites, allergy to flea bites, food […]

The Coughing Cat

Cats do a lot of things that pet owners seems to get used to, coughing, vomiting etc. This topic is focused on coughing cats, and coughing just like vomiting isn’t normal. The first question to ask yourself is, if the cough wet or dry? Wet coughs can be pneumonia or fluid in the lungs. Dry […]