Low blood sugar in small puppies is common and needs to be treated right away to avoid seizures and sometimes death.
Category: Pet Health
The Importance of Checking Your Pet’s Weight and Vital Signs
Changes in weight or heart rate can be a sign of illness. Learn to check your pet’s vitals with these quick and easy tips.
5 Tips for Getting Through a Planned Euthanasia
Planning early might not make your pet’s death any easier on you, but it may give you more time to focus on him during and after the end of his life.
7 Tips for Switching Your Cat to a Prescription Diet
Each cat has unique food preferences. Use these tips to see what works — and what doesn’t when you make the switch.
Beware: Black Mold and Pets
Black mold loves to grow in humid areas around the home. Make sure you are protecting your entire family against this common household threat.
Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia: A Frustrating Disease
IMT is difficult to treat in dogs and cats, and the outcome is unknown. I’m a veterinarian, and here is my own dog’s story.
Your Guide to Skin Tags on Dogs
Skin tags can grow to a point where they need veterinary intervention, but most of the time they’re pretty harmless to your pup.
Luxating Patella: Knobby Knees and Wobbly Kneecaps
Problems with kneecaps can be serious enough to require surgery, but this isn’t always the case.
Feline Dehydration: Don’t Forget to Water Your Cat
The simple act of putting fresh water in your cat’s bowls can help her thrive, especially during a drying winter.
Surprise — Cats Have Anal Sacs, Too
Dogs aren’t the only ones who secrete a scent when moving their bowels. And just like dogs, cats may experience problems with their anal sacs.