A Friend’s Dog was Diagnosed With Lepto. What is It?

A Friend’s Dog was Diagnosed With Lepto. What is It?

“Lepto” is the short name for a bacterial infection called leptospirosis. Leptospira are a group of bacteria that can cause kidney disease. Wildlife, especially raccoons, carry the bacteria without becoming ill from the infection. “Lepto” infection is spread when...
2016 Resolutions for Your Pet Family

2016 Resolutions for Your Pet Family

Take five minutes of every day to spend one-on-one time with one person/dog/cat – one at a time. This is different than group play because this creates a one-on-one bonding experience. It doesn’t matter the species, five minutes of dedicated time is worth more than...
Can I Share my Holiday Meals With my Pets?

Can I Share my Holiday Meals With my Pets?

Holidays are times to share with the whole family so it certainly makes sense to want to include the four-legged family in the festivities as well. By knowing the dangers, it makes it easy to share the festivities with everyone. There’s some controversy over what...
Help! My Dog Was Just Diagnosed With Ehrlichia Infection

Help! My Dog Was Just Diagnosed With Ehrlichia Infection

Symptoms of canine Ehrlichia include fever, weight-loss, swollen lymph nodes, swollen legs, lethargy, discharge from the nose and eyes and even seizures. If you’re noticing these symptoms, you are right to be concerned. If your dog has been diagnosed with Ehrlichia...
Halloween How Tos: Preparing Your Dog for NonStop Visitors

Halloween How Tos: Preparing Your Dog for NonStop Visitors

As the cartoon characters, the superheroes, and the villains leave our houses and enjoy trick or treat time it only takes a couple of precautions to keep the four-legged family safe. For many pets, it’s as easy as putting them in their own room at the back of the...

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