News

  • Hairballs in Cats

    Feb 01 2012

    Hairballs are an inevitable part of life for many cats. For some cats, hairballs may only be a problem during the shedding seasons of spring and fall. For others, especially long haired cats or cats…

  • Cabin Fever and Pets

    Jan 01 2012

    During the cold winter months in much of the country, people often develop the winter blues due to cabin fever. It is also common for pets to get cabin fever, and they may develop behavior problems as…

  • Default Image

    Managing Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

    Jan 01 2012

    Arthritis is a complex condition involving inflammation of one or more joints. There are many causes of arthritis in pets, but the most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (or bony arthritis),…

  • Default Image

    Ringworm, Pets and People

    Nov 01 2011

    Ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is a fungal infection that occurs in the skin, hair and nails. The fungi feed on the keratin that is found in the outer layers of these structures. Ringworm…

  • Default Image

    Cats and their litter boxes

    Nov 01 2011

    Cat owners often become stressed because their cats do not use the litter box properly. In fact, inappropriate elimination, which means urinating and/or defecating in an unacceptable place is one of…

  • Default Image

    Halloween and the family pet

    Oct 07 2011

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…

  • Default Image

    Researchers identify a protein that helps treat canine lymphoma

    Oct 07 2011

    Lymphoma is a form of cancer that occurs spontaneously in dogs and represents about 6% of all canine cancers.…