Archive for September, 2013

  • Too Chubby?

    Pet obesity has become an epidemic in the US (mirroring the same problem in people). Over 50% of household pets are considered overweight or obese. Obesity can lead to serious health problems such as diabetes, arthritis and other orthopedic issues. While some medical conditions can predispose to obesity, the usual culprit is overfeeding and under-exercising pets. This means that obesity [...]
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  • Smelled your pets breath lately?

    Dental health/hygiene is one of the most overlooked medical issues affecting the health of your pet. The AAHA estimates that over 60% of dogs and cats over the age of 3 have dental disease. Without regular tooth brushing or other interventions, plaque and tartar build up on your pets teeth. This ultimately leads to gingivitis, bone and tooth loss and [...]
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