Dementia Symptoms Increasing in Older Dogs

Dementia Symptoms Increasing in Older Dogs

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Not many years ago, people with aging dogs focused only on keeping their pets healthy from the neck down, forgetting that such issues as weight control, possible arthritis and major organ support only go so far . . . → Read More: Dementia Symptoms Increasing in Older Dogs

Can Dogs Get Hemorrhoids?

By Sarah Wooten, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

In humans, a hemorrhoid is defined as a swollen blood vessel in the lower rectum or anus. They can be internal or protrude externally, and can range from very painful to mildly uncomfortable—a real pain in the you know where.

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10 Tips for Bringing Dogs and Cats Together

10 Tips for Bringing Dogs and Cats Together

Original Article By Animal Planet

The war between cats and dogs is a topic of debate from Hollywood to hometowns. Multiple-pet owners have examples of cats that buddy up to their canine companions, of dogs chasing cats off their turf, or of the two species respectfully . . . → Read More: 10 Tips for Bringing Dogs and Cats Together

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You

Article Found on MedLinePlus

As much joy as a pet can bring to the life of its human, when a beloved dog or cat falls ill, the emotional toll can be high.

In fact, caring for an ailing animal often ends up placing a significant . . . → Read More: Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You

Why Losing a Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing a Relative

Why Losing a Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing a Relative

Article by Natasha Feduik | Found on PetMD

I was 20 years old when I got my first dog. Of course, there were family dogs growing up, but this was my dog. I was living on my own for the first time, and . . . → Read More: Why Losing a Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing a Relative

Is Your Dog Losing His Hearing?

Is Your Dog Losing His Hearing?

By College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University | Featured on Modern Dog Magazine

Pets can experience hearing loss just like humans. Hearing loss in pets may be the result of disease, old age, or the pet may even be born deaf. No matter the . . . → Read More: Is Your Dog Losing His Hearing?