Be Alert for These Signs That Your Rabbit Has a Hairball

Like many other animals, rabbits spend a lot of time grooming themselves. Frequent licking can cause them to consume their own hair, which can be problematic if it occurs in large amounts. This is because rabbits aren't capable of vomiting. Whereas a cat can throw up if it consumes too much of its own hair, a rabbit doesn't have this ability. When the animal has too much hair in its digestive system, medical intervention will be required.   Read More...

Pica In Dogs: Frequently Asked Questions

From your flower garden to your child's toy box, your curious dog has always chewed on or even consumed items they should have not. However, did you know that if your dog compulsively eats items that are not food, it could actually be the sign of a more serious problem? Pica is a condition that is common in dogs and if your dog suffers from this condition, you need to seek veterinary assistance right away.   Read More...

Subtle Signs Your Cat Needs Dental Work

If your cat seems unable to chew, or if you can see that they have lost a tooth, then of course you're going to take them to the cat dentist. But sometimes, dental problems in cats are not as obvious as you'd think. As a cat owner, you should also be watching for these more subtle signs your cat needs to see a veterinary dental specialist. Rubbing their mouth on things.   Read More...

Six Things To Remember About Veterinary Treatment For A New Pet

It's important to start focusing on the health of a new pet immediately by making sure that your pet gets needed veterinary care from a young age. The following are six things to remember about veterinary treatment for a new pet.  Preventive care is essential It's always best to avoid veterinary health issues with preventive care rather than seeking treatment for veterinary health problems after they've already developed.  Focus on preventive treatment, including vaccinations and deworming.   Read More...

Should You Be Concerned if Your Dog Is Vomiting?

When your pooch vomits (hopefully while outdoors), it's not necessarily a huge cause for concern. Of course, the frequency of vomit, along with the nature of vomit your dog has produced, can signify a problem. Read on to learn more about how to know when vomiting is no longer a casual symptom to ignore.  Your Dog's Behaviour Noting your dog's behavior before and after they vomit can be helpful in assessing the situation.   Read More...