What To Know If Your Pet Has Ingested A Foreign Object
29 July 2015
Pets can be curious, and both dogs and cats can try to chew -- and sometimes swallow -- interesting things. The problem is that these foreign objects may not pass right through the intestinal tract. Depending on what your pet has ingested, that foreign object may be poisonous, dangerous or simply not digestible, so it will stay in the stomach or intestines and will have to be removed surgically.
Signs That Your Pet Has Ingested Something Inedible
The Danger Of Intestinal Obstructions In Dogs
8 July 2015
Dogs love to chew, so it's little wonder that many dogs are seen for intestinal obstructions every year. Intestinal obstructions are caused by ingesting foreign objects and can be fatal if left untreated. By knowing how obstructions occur, and taking preventative measures, you can keep your dog feeling healthy and happy.
What Is An Intestinal Obstruction?
An intestinal obstruction occurs when a foreign body blocks the intestinal passage of your dog.
Not-So-Fat Cat: Tips For Helping Your Kitty Slim Down
6 July 2015
If your cat is suffering from a weight problem, your vet may have expressed some concerns about long-term health. Overweight cats can be at risk of many conditions, from heart disease to fatty liver. If your vet has suggested that it's time to slim your kitty's waist, you'll want to arm yourself with some tried-and-true techniques for burning some weight off. Here are some tips to help you get things going.
Help Your Dog Avoid Summer Dangers
26 June 2015
Summer is a great time to get outside with your dog. Whether you have a boxer, a terrier or a pomeranian, going for walks, playing catch, and hanging out by the beach are fun for both you and your pet. However, warm weather season brings with it a whole set of potential hazards for your dog. As a good pet parent, it's important to be on the lookout for these.