When Medications Aren't Enough For Your Pet, Acpuncture Can Help

Whether your dog is suffering from arthritis or they had a recent injury, pain medications may not be enough to control their pain. Many people use acupuncture for chronic pain conditions that aren't managed effectively with pain medications alone, and this has led to veterinarians trying acupuncture on pets to see if it helps. Acupuncture is thousands of years old, and it helps promote circulation and allows the body to heal naturally. [Read More]

Your Dog's First Boarding Stay: Tips To Alleviate His Stress And Yours

Even if you opt out of vacations because you can't bring yourself to leave your canine companion behind, things come up in life that could require you to board your dog at some point in his life. If dropping your dog off at a boarding facility for the first time fills you with apprehension, imagine how your dog may feel. If you have to leave town for an unavoidable event, make the boarding experience less worrisome for both of you by taking a few extra steps that go beyond booking his stay. [Read More]

Does Your Dog Have Multiple Health Conditions? What You Should Know About Simultaneous Treatments

Owning a dog can be both a joy and a challenge at times. In particular, if your dog has several different health conditions, such as arthritis, allergies, and chronic skin rashes and infections all at the same time, you may find yourself wondering what you can and should do to treat all of those conditions at the same time. While the simultaneous treatment of multiple health conditions is possible in dogs, you also need to be cautious about your dog's overall comfort and well-being. [Read More]

Signs And Symptoms Of A Feline Urinary Tract Infection

Most people understand that cats are independent and curious and sometimes act in seemingly strange ways. These strange behaviors may not always be an act of defiance, but they may be a sign of a medical problem. Urinary tract infections are a common illness that may cause some fairly telltale behaviors and symptoms. Keep reading to learn what they are and why they happen so you can make an appointment with your veterinarian. [Read More]