A Spotlight On The Prevention Of Pet Diabetes

iStock_000011052942_Large.jpgOur nation’s adorable, loyal, and steadfast pet population is battling a formidable foe: obesity. In fact, over half of America’s companion animals are considered overweight, and while a chubby cat or pudgy pup can certainly elicit a smile or two, pet obesity is no laughing matter.

Aside from decreased quality of life, an obese pet can suffer from associated illnesses or disease, such as pet diabetes. This is a common diagnosis in an overweight or obese pet, but with your dedicated involvement and regular wellness visits, your pet’s fate may become much brighter. Continue…

Possible Culprits Behind Your Pet’s Itchy Skin

Wheaton_iStock_000050878058_Medium-1.jpgOne day your pet is fine, happy-go-lucky, and healthy. The next day? Itchy, grumpy, and hurting…While itching and scratching are common, when the frequency reaches maddening degrees, or obsessive licking or biting the skin ensues, it’s time to figure out what’s wrong.

There could be a variety of possible culprits behind your pet’s itchy skin. The bottom line? Don’t let your precious pet suffer. Continue…