3 Signs Of Canine Gum Disease

If you have a pet, you probably understand the importance of training, feeding, grooming, and providing your dog or cat medical care when necessary. Unfortunately, most people do not place enough emphasis on their pet's oral health. While surprising for most people to learn, most dogs and cats have some form of periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old. Most dogs do not show actual signs of gum disease until it progresses to a more severe state. Read More 

Does Your Dog Have Sunburned Eyes?

In this day and age of pampering pooches, most pet owners know that dogs are susceptible to skin damage from the sun, just like humans are. However, it might surprise you to discover that your dog's eyes are at risk, too. In addition to long-term vision damage, your dog's eyes could be harmed by short-term exposure to the sun. Read on to learn about this phenomenon, its symptoms, and to discover what you can do about it. Read More 

Apartment Living: What You Need To Know Before Getting An Emotional Support Dog

If you've been battling depression and your psychiatrist has recommended that you have an emotional support dog, you probably have a ton of questions, especially if you live in an apartment that does not allow pets. Fortunately, landlords are required under the Federal Housing Act to allow people to have emotional support pets when they are necessary. Here's what you need to know.  How do you tell your landlord and when? Read More 

What You Need To Know If Your Dog’s Nail That Has Grown Into The Paw Pad

If you fail to trim your dog's nails on a regular basis, one or more of the nails can actually grow into the paw pad on your dog's foot. This can cause minor discomfort or can cause so much pain your dog is limping, depending on the type of dog you own, their activity level, their pain tolerance, and how embedded the nail is. If you notice your dog in pain or happen to see the nail embedded in the paw pad when your dog is lying down, you may wonder what you need to do. Read More 

What To Do If Your Cat Has Ingrown Claws

Although cats typically take care of keeping their claws neat by scratching objects, not every kitty's claws are in good condition. In some instances, a cat's claws might become overgrown, increasing the risk of them developing ingrown claws. This painful condition can cause serious health problems, so it's important for pet owners to know how to determine if their cats have this condition and what to do about it. Read on to learn these important tips. Read More