January is Dental Health Month for Your Pet
December 17, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
Just like in humans, maintaining dental hygiene is a critical part of keeping your pet healthy. While pets don’t tend to get cavities like humans, they can suffer from other dental health issues such as gum disease or periodontal disease. Research shows that dental disease is the number one ailment found in both dogs and […]
Treating Your Dog’s Atopic Dermatitis
November 21, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
What Causes My Dog to Itch So Often? Seasonal allergies such as atopic dermatitis, affect around 10% of all dogs. Atopic dermatitis is characterized by recurrent itching, and irritated, scaly skin. This allergic skin disease is caused by environmental allergens such as pollen, mold, and dust mites: the same culprits of many human allergic reactions. […]
Guide to Managing Flea and Tick Season
October 7, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
With the fall season comes cooler weather, changing leaves, and unfortunately, fleas and ticks. Preventing your pets from picking up these pests requires a year-round regimen, but the upcoming fall season is an active time for these parasites.
Warning Signs for Cancer in Your Pet
September 5, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
With the advancements that have been made in early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment, pets have a better chance of receiving successful treatment for cancer than they did in the past. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death in pets today, which is why it is essential as a pet owner to understand […]
Keeping your Dog Hydrated This Summer
July 8, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
As many of us know, it is recommended for humans to get at least eight glasses of water per day to stay hydrated and healthy. But what about your pet? Are they drinking enough water each day? It’s important to understand how much water your pet needs, especially with the hotter temperatures of summer in […]
Transporting Your Dog in Your Car Safely
June 10, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
Whether you are taking your dog to walk in the park or driving them to their vet appointment, it is essential to take specific measures to keep your pet safe when transporting them in the car.
How to Keep Your Pet Safe from Heat Stroke This Summer
May 13, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
With the weather warming up and summer right around the corner, you may be getting ready for long walks at the park or hikes through the woods with your dog. If you plan to have your dog outside this summer, it is crucial to understand heat stroke and how to prevent it in dogs.
How to Deal with an Aggressive Cat
March 8, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
Aggression in cats is a common complaint of cat owners, and if it is something you are experiencing, you may be wondering what is causing this behavior or if you have done something to make your cat aggressive toward you.
Caring for Senior Dogs
February 14, 2019 By Animal Dogtor
It’s not easy to admit that our beloved dog is aging. You’ve enjoyed each stage of their life from the puppy phase to adulthood. As your dog ages, you may have some concerns about your pet and how to care from them as they reach their senior years.
January is Pet Dental Health Month
December 6, 2018 By Animal Dogtor
Good dental hygiene is a crucial part of maintaining your pet’s overall health. Although pets don’t tend to get cavities, they are at risk for other dental issues such as periodontal or gum disease, making it the number one ailment found in both cats and dogs. Therefore, it is essential for pet owners to include […]