Breast Cancer In Dogs: Should You Spay Your Pet?

If your puppy comes from dogs with a strong history of canine breast cancer, you may wonder if there's anything you can do to protect your pet from the disease. Canine breast cancer can devastate the lives of dogs and their owners. One of the ways to protect female dogs from canine breast cancer is spaying. Learn more about canine breast cancer and how spaying your puppy now can protect its life for years to come. Read More 

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: What To Expect

If you have recently adopted a dog, one of the first things that you'll want to do is to reach out to your local veterinarian to schedule a puppy wellness visit. This first veterinary visit is an important one, and it helps to set the stage for all of your puppy's future veterinary care throughout its adult dog life. Here's a look at some of the things that you can expect from that first puppy wellness veterinary visit to help you be prepared. Read More 

3 Reasons To Begin Pet Dental Care After Adopting A Kitten

As a new cat owner, there may be a lot on your mind regarding their care and keeping them healthy. While some care may seem more immediate to address than others, you should prioritize dental care.  If your kitten is under 11 weeks, they likely have all their baby teeth, or they have just begun to fall out. You'll need to see what steps to take to ensure they will have healthy gums and teeth as they mature so you can forgo the need for extractions via oral surgery. Read More 

Three Times When Your Pet May Require Veterinary Surgical Services

People keep livestock and pets for various reasons. Some people keep them out of love and enthusiasm. In contrast, others need them for specific reasons like livestock for farming and pets for emotional support. These animals serve an essential purpose in people's lives and therefore require the best care. Caring for pets and animals ensures they stay healthy and productive. Proper care also extends pets' lifespans, ensuring they live long into their old age. Read More 

Does Your Furry Friend Have A Hidden Protozoan Infection?

Everyone is aware of canine parasites, both internal and external. You've likely even treated your dog for roundworms or fleas. But one category of parasites you may not have heard of is protozoa. Canine protozoan infections are more common than you might think. It's important to know how to prevent these organisms and treat them should your furry friend become infected. Protozoa Basics Protozoa are one-celled parasitic organisms. The two types of protozoa that are of concern to dog owners are coccidia and giardia. Read More