Cats Care

Does your pet have seasonal allergies?

Does your pet have seasonal allergies?

Did you know your dog or cat can suffer from seasonal allergies just as you do? Now is the time of year when environmental allergies are at their peak. Some of the common causes of seasonal allergies include dust, dust mites, pollen, grass and flea bites. Unlike humans whose allergy symptoms usually involve the respiratory tract, dog allergies and cat…

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What Are Hookworms and Toxocariasis?

What Are Hookworms and Toxocariasis?

Did you know that 1 in 36 dogs test positive in the US for Hookworms, and 1 in 23 cats test positive in the US for Roundworms? Iowa is a moderate risk state for both these infections. Learn more about these parasites below! Hookworms What are hookworms and what disease do they cause Hookworms are parasites that cause mild diarrhea…

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Caring For Senior Pets

Caring For Senior Pets

Doesn’t it seems like just yesterday your furry friend could fit in the palm of your hand? Now, their face is turning gray and it takes them a little more effort to keep up with you than they used to. Our pets age faster than we do, and they rely on us to provide more care as their needs change…

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Help your pet say “Cheese!”- The Importance of Dental Health

Help your pet say “Cheese!”- The Importance of Dental Health

When was the last time you gave any thought to your pet’s dental health? If it’s been a while—or maybe never—you’re not alone. Studies reveal that about two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care recommended by their veterinarians. That’s a big mistake. Even though pets don’t often get cavities, they are susceptible to periodontal or gum disease,…

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