Stages of Periodontal Disease in Pets

Periodontal disease in pets is characterized by pain, bacteria, and infection. Grade 1 – RED GUMS: Low grade pain…like a constant headache. This is gingivitis. Red gum line, even though teeth appear clean. Bad breath. Grade 2 – RED AND SWOLLEN GUMS: Pain is chronic. Inflammation and swelling of the gums. Bacteria enters the blood … Read more

Why Your Dog is Throwing Up

Just like humans, dogs get sick and throw up from time to time. When your pet is sick and throwing up, it can be distressing and messy. Dogs vomit for a variety of reasons, many of which are not serious. However, sometimes vomiting can be a sign that something is extremely wrong with your pet, … Read more

Why is My Pet Scratching?

It may sound silly, but pets scratch because they’re itching. The most common cause of itching and scratching in pets is allergies. Pet allergies can be food related or environment related. Food allergies in pets include allergies to gluten, wheat, corn and other grains. Food allergies can be related to some meat protein source as … Read more

Pet Skin And Allergy Care

It is easy to get distracted by the health and condition of your pet’s coat, but forget about the importance of the wellbeing of the skin underneath. It may surprise you to know that, although often covered in hair, your pet’s skin is probably just as sensitive as your own. Our skin is prone to … Read more

Parasite Prevention and Control for Pets

Parasite infestations are an extremely common part of animal ownership. The term parasite is used to describe an organism that lives either inside or on the skin of another organism. In the case for pets, parasites benefit by taking its nutrients from its host. There are many different types of parasite, and each will affect … Read more