Animal Health

Podcast: Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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This article originally appeared on EmbracePetInsurance.com  Animal cruelty certainly isn’t a topic we looked forward to discussing, but as responsible pet parents, it’s up to all of us to help the animals in our community. After all, we are their voice. So, it’s up to us to advocate for animals that are being neglected or […]

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Top Ways to Prevent your Dog from Developing Arthritis- Part 1 Healthy Weight Maintenance

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 Top Ways to Prevent your Dog from Developing Arthritis  by Dr. Patrick Mahaney  Part 1 – Healthy Weight Maintenance  This is part one of this three-part series to help prevent your dog from developing arthritis. This article will focus on healthy body weight maintenance. How your dog’s weight impacts dog arthritis  Aging is an inevitable […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Top 5 Questions Every New Puppy Owner Should Ask Their Vet

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New dog owners should get to a veterinarian as soon as possible for a consultation and physical examination. This initial consultation helps educate new puppy owners on the many health strategies that must be started early in life to ensure their dogs thrive during their juvenile, adults, and geriatric life stages. Therefore, it’s important that […]

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Five Signs of Lyme Disease in Dogs

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Did you know that dogs (and cats) can get Lyme Disease? A tick-borne bacteria, Borrelia burgdoferi, is the culprit, so prevention of tick and other insect bites is key to protecting your pet. Learn more about this debiliating and potentially deadly condition via the following lideshow for PetMD: Five Signs of Lyme Disease in Dogs […]

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ActivPhy Testimonial: Vanilla the Maltipoo with Severe Luxating Patellas

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Have you ever given your pet a nutraceutical (i.e. supplement) to promte joint health? I’ve been working with and promoting ActivPhy  due to it’s abilitiy to counteract joint inflammation in a safe and natural way by inhibiting the COX-2 enzyme. With consistent use, ActivPhy can reduce your dog’s reliance on prescription medications potentially having mild […]

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