What to do if your pet has a reaction to topical or oral pesticides

Learn what to do if your pet has a reaction to flea medications

There have certainly been many exciting developments in recent years in the fight against flea and tick infestation, as well as heartworm prevention, in our companion animals. Newer oral and topical products are constantly being developed in order to hopefully stay ahead of emerging resistance to these external parasitic pests to our dogs and cats…. [Read more]

Urinary incontinence in pets: causes and treatments

Urinary incontinence is a common problem

Urinary incontinence in dogs is a very frustrating, yet common, problem seen especially in adult and senior male dogs and cats. There are many possible causes for urinary incontinence that need to be ruled out by veterinarians, including infection, urinary tract stones, anatomic defects, polyps and tumors, depending on the age, sex and breed of… [Read more]

How does arthritis affect pets?

Could arthritis be slowing down your dog or cat?

Our four legged family members usually love to run, jump and play, so it’s hard to see them slowing down as they get older. But if your dog or cat isn’t as interested in playing, don’t be too quick to assume it’s a natural result of aging. Arthritis, which is a degenerative condition that causes… [Read more]