At-Home Care Tips for Pet Shedding Season

For many dogs and cats, the arrival of spring means that shedding season is here.  The temporary closure of pet grooming businesses for public health reasons can be difficult for dog owners accustomed to handing their pups over to a professional for grooming services. We’ve gathered some of the best at-home grooming tips from the … Continue reading At-Home Care Tips for Pet Shedding Season

CDC Investigates Salmonella in Pig Ear Dog Treats

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with the US Food and Drug Administration, recently issued a health warning to pet owners who feed their dogs pig ear treats. They are advising people not to buy pig ear treats for their pets, and not to feed your dog any you might already have … Continue reading CDC Investigates Salmonella in Pig Ear Dog Treats

FDA Updates Findings on Link Between Grain Free Dog Food and Heart Disease

  The US Food and Drug Administration has been investigating a possible connection between grain free diets and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs. DCM is a heart condition that is most commonly seen in certain medium to large breed dogs.  The heart becomes enlarged and loses its ability to pump blood to the body. Veterinarians … Continue reading FDA Updates Findings on Link Between Grain Free Dog Food and Heart Disease

How to Find Quality Pet Nutrition Information Online

Pet owners commonly seek out dog and cat food information online, whether it’s product reviews, advice on alternative diets, or how to manage your pet’s weight. But how do you know if the information you are looking at is trustworthy and accurate? The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has created two helpful guides for finding … Continue reading How to Find Quality Pet Nutrition Information Online