Category Archives: Pet Care

Active Folks Have Active Dogs, Says New Study


Do you jog with your dog? New research from the University of Guelph has found that dog guardians who exercise regularly tend to ensure their canine companions also get exercise. That in turn influences whether or not people believe their dogs are a healthy weight. Led by researchers in the university’s Department of Animal Biosciences […]

Kelp: Your New Secret Weapon in Dental Care for Dogs and Cats!


Kelp’s antimicrobial properties make it an excellent natural product to fight and prevent dental disease in dogs and cats. And there’s even better news: you can put down the toothbrush and start feeding your fur baby a special kelp powder! Pet parents now know that dental care is just as important for companion animals as […]

Chronic Hepatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment


A significantly elevated ALT liver enzyme and symptoms like occasional vomiting and lack of interest in eating may point to chronic hepatitis, which should be treated immediately. Astra, the 6-year-old Cocker Spaniel exhibited several vague clinical signs like not eating every few days and occasional vomiting. Blood tests showed significantly elevated liver enzymes. Many conditions […]