Did you know that poor dental health can affect your dog’s overall health? Often unseen at first, periodontal disease starts with a build-up of plaque (with all sorts of bacteria). The infection of oral disease can lead to tooth and bone loss, and affect the rest of the body. High levels of periodontal disease have also been associated with changes in the kidneys, heart and liver.
Dogs may have the upper paw on sense of smell, but when it comes to hearing, cats clearly come out on top. The feline sense of hearing is considerably more sensitive than dogs and humans (and many other mammals). In fact, a healthy cat’s hearing ability is a true marvel. Read more about the differences…
According to conventional wisdom, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Sadly, some old dogs with a condition known as Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) not only have trouble learning new skills — they often forget their old training. And, as more pets are living longer, CDS is showing up more often. Learn more about CDS…….
Now that you have upgraded to the latest phone, upgraded to first class on your most recent flight, it’s time to upgrade your dog’s heartworm and intestinal parasite coverage. Did you know that your upgrade to more complete parasite coverage is waiting for you?
If your dog or cat has worms in its stomach or intestines, you probably won’t see them (or the worms) wiggling. That’s part of the trouble with these unseen parasites. A pet, even a person, can be infected by intestinal worms and not even know it. The signs can be everything from mild to extremely severe. Find out more…..