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Posted on 17 October 2018

Howl-o-ween Safety Tips!

Halloween is a spook-tacular time of ghosts and goblins, tricks and treats! While there is a lot of fun to be had, you do need to take some precautions to ensure your little furball stays out of harm's way. Read on for some tips that will keep your pet safe on Oct. 31!1. Make sure candy is out of paw's reach. Most candies will cause an upset stomach,...

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Posted on 15 October 2018

Pet Insurance in Canada

Our pets are part of our families and the love and bond that we share includes caring for them when they are ill or suffer from a disease state. With the increased cost of veterinary care and treatments, more Canadians are researching and buying pet insurance.The popularity of pet insurance in both the U.S. and Canada has allowed competitive rates while...

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Posted on 10 July 2018

Asthma and Bronchitis in Cats

My cat started having coughing spells. I thought she was trying to cough up a hairball. My veterinarian has diagnosed feline asthma and bronchitis. I didn't know cats could have such a thing.Feline asthma affects a fair number of cats and is often associated with bronchitis. ?Asthma" is technically an acute or chronic inflammation of the airway...

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Posted on 09 July 2018

Kidney Failure - Acute in Cats

What is acute renal failure?Acute renal failure (ARF) or acute kidney failure refers to the sudden failure of the kidneys to perform normal filtration duties. This is not the same as the much more common form of kidney failure, chronic renal failure (CRF). ARF leads to accumulation of toxins and other metabolic wastes in the bloodstream, dehydration,...

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Posted on 06 July 2018

Importance and Understanding of Proper Puppy Socialization

What is socialization? The Merriam Webster Human Medical Dictionary states:?the process by which a human being beginning at infancy acquires the habits, beliefs, and accumulated knowledge of society through education and training for adult status"Animal SocializationThis definition is a great way of looking at animal socialization; the process of...

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