FB pixel
Can Hot Spots Be Caused By Food Allergies?

Can Hot Spots Be Caused By Food Allergies?

More than an itchy annoyance for your pet, a Hot Spot -  also referred to as superficial pyoderma - is a serious issue that results in lesions on the skin. This is due to inflammation and a secondary bacterial or fungal infection caused by chronic scratching, licking...

Can Pets Have Dementia?

Can Pets Have Dementia?

Pets, like people, can develop dementia. In dogs and cats, the condition is called Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS). This degenerative process is related to the aging brain. If you’ve ever had a senior kitty who suddenly starts yowling in the middle of the night,...

Why Is My Dog Eating Poop?

Why Is My Dog Eating Poop?

Welcome to every pet parent’s favorite subject. Not. The ‘ewww’ factor aside, poop eating (the technical term is coprophagia) is quite common in dogs. So common that the University of California/Davis published a study called The Paradox of Canine Conspecific...

Why Is My Pet Itchy?

Why Is My Pet Itchy?

7 Common Reasons Your Pet Has Itchy Skin Itchy skin is the result of the immune system’s reaction to an allergen. The source can be topical or internal. The way the immune system works is a result of both nature (genetics) and nurture (environment). Pets experiencing...

Why Do Cats Purr?

Why Do Cats Purr?

There is more to a purr than meets the ear. While it is true that cats purr when they are happy and content, they also purr during times of fear, anxiety, stress or injury. Cats have a neural oscillator deep within their brain that seems to serve only one purpose –...

Pin It on Pinterest