Website Provides Pet Disease Alerts to Pet Owners

Fleas, ticks, and other parasites can be a source of serious health problems for our pets. Parasite-borne illnesses become a special concern at this time of year when the weather turns warmer. The Pet Disease Alerts website lets US pet owners know about the current threat of the most prevalent vector-borne pet diseases in their … Continue reading Website Provides Pet Disease Alerts to Pet Owners

Monrovia Offers Advice on Dog-Friendly Gardening

The folks at Monrovia Nursery recently posted a helpful how-to list for creating a dog-friendly yard. You can read the full article, along with some suggested dog-friendly plants to consider, HERE. Here are a few highlights to help you create a dog-friendly outdoor space: Make sure that your fencing is escape-proof (tall enough for jumpers … Continue reading Monrovia Offers Advice on Dog-Friendly Gardening

Veterinarians Warn Pet Owners About Dangers of Too Much Copper in Dog Food

Veterinary health experts at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine are sounding the alarm about excess copper in the canine diet. Dr. Sharon Center, who specializes in liver disease in dogs and cats, says that too much copper in commercial dog food can cause a serious and potentially fatal disease called dietary-induced copper-associated hepatopathy … Continue reading Veterinarians Warn Pet Owners About Dangers of Too Much Copper in Dog Food

March 20-26 is National Pet Poison Prevention Week

Awareness about the hazards of toxic substances for pets is always an important topic for pet owners. This month, pet poison prevention is the focus during the week of March 20th to March 26th. New York’s Animal Medical Center has created this useful infographic listing the most common pet poisons for 2021, as reported by … Continue reading March 20-26 is National Pet Poison Prevention Week