There are two types of dog diabetes. By far, the most common kind is diabetes mellitus (DM), which is the result of a disruption of pancreatic function and abnormal regulation of blood sugar. The other type is diabetes insipidus (DI), symptoms of which are excessive thirst/drinking and the production of abnormal volumes of very dilute urine. Because diabetes […]
While uncommon, it is possible for cats to get ear infections. If your cat does get an ear infection, it is critical to seek prompt treatment because the underlying cause can be serious and ultimately lead to hearing loss or death if left untreated. Be sure to take your cat to the vet if you
You may wonder why your dog likes to lick another dog’s ears. There are several reasons why your dog may feel an irresistible compulsion to engage in ear licking, and most of the time, this behavior is harmless. Here are the most common explanations of why your dog sometimes seems to have an ear fixation.
If you have a canine friend or are contemplating getting one, you need to know how much daily exercise your dog needs. There is no one-size-fits-all rule when it comes to dogs and exercise. The right amount of daily exercise for dogs depends on several factors, including age, health, and breed. How Much Exercise Does
We all know what it’s like to have a cold – unpleasant symptoms like a stuffy nose, sneezing, scratchy throat, watery eyes, and more. If we’re lucky, our cold is only bad for a couple of days, but, unfortunately, it sometimes drags on for a week or more. So, if you have pets, you may
As the cold season has gone away until next year and spring is drawing to a close, you are naturally looking forward to heading outdoors for some fun in the sun with your four-legged friend. However, you need to know how to prevent pet heatstroke to ensure that both of you keep on having a
If your pet seems sad, it’s possible he’s suffering from depression. You may have no idea that pets can experience depression just as humans do. Although there has been much less research on pet depression than on human depression, plenty of anecdotal evidence suggests it is an actual condition. How Do I Know if My
Cats offer rewarding and unconditional mutual companionship. That’s why when your pet is sick, you want to do everything you can to get them back to their regular, happy self. It’s important to know some of the main signs of sickness in cats. While we can’t communicate with our pet cats directly, knowing what to
Do you live in a cold climate? If so, you might be wondering about cold weather and pets. Specifically, how cold is too cold for your pets to be outside? Rather than relying on vague pet tips and catchphrases like “if you’re cold, they’re cold” to decide when it’s time to bring your fur babies
There are around 232,000 cases of pet poisoning in the US annually. Sadly, there are many things lurking in our homes that are common pet toxins. As a result, people tend to lean more towards natural remedies. But, believe it or not, some of the natural remedies, foods, and herbs you have are also toxic to our dogs.