Danger Signs: Pets in Extreme Heat

Under normal circumstances a dog’s body temperature should average around 101.5 Fahrenheit. But, anything over this should be a sign for concern, as heatstroke sets in at 104 degrees. So, as pet parents, we should ensure that we are well educated on the signs of...

Osteoarthritis in Dogs

It is no secret that we become more prone to contracting various ailments and disease as we age. Therefore, most people are familiar with the terms arthritis, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. But, how many people are aware that dogs (and cats) are also prone to...

Taking Care of Your Great Dane

Different breeds of animals have different dietary (and other) needs. Therefore, when we decide to adopt a pup, it is important to do some research on the breed we wish to adopt. Although this is not mandatory, it can greatly assist us in taking the best possible care...