Health

The health of our pets is extremely important, which is why we’re dedicating this section to talking about our animals’ most common diseases, treatements and necessary care.

Causes of Miscarriage in Dogs

The arrival of a new dog into the home is undoubtedly a cause to celebrate, but it’s also important to make sure that the mother’s pregnancy goes as smoothly as possible. Sometimes, unforeseen events can sadly trigger a miscarriage in…

What is Feline Filariasis?

Feline filariasis (or heartworm disease) is fairly rare, and not much is known about the disease. This is due to a number of factors. Firstly, cats are not the primary host of heartworms. Plus, they rarely display symptoms, and any…

Three Medicinal Herbs for Pet Health

We’ve used medicinal herbs throughout history, since the moment we first discovered their amazing qualities. Although we generally think of them as something for human health concerns, medicinal herbs also help when it comes to pet health. Keep reading to…

What Research Says About How Dogs Age

When it comes to how dogs age, we’ve always been told that one human year is basically seven years for dogs. But that rule actually fluctuates a lot. A dog’s breed and size have a major part to play in…

Canine Diabetes Prevention – Changing Habits

Canine diabetes prevention is important because it could become a life-threatening condition, especially if you don’t detect it in time. Currently, there’s no cure for this disease, so the best course of action is to prevent it. The origin of…

What Causes Dwarfism in Nature?

We know what causes dwarfism in humans, otherwise known as achondroplasia. But dwarfism in nature can happen in different ways and have several different causes. Dwarfism and survival Climate, the number of available resources, and the presence of rival species…

Leishmaniasis in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Leishmaniasis in cats is a disease caused by the parasite Leishmania infantum. This parasitic illness can affect a variety of vertebrate species and spreads via invertebrate carriers–typically sand flies. What is leishmaniasis? Leishmaniasis refers to a set of symptoms produced by…

The Benefits of Lavender Oil for Dogs

Lavender oil comes from the flowers of lavender plants–a very common plant in the United States. This oil is especially popular among people for its relaxing properties–but it’s also great for dogs. Lavender oil for dogs works as a natural…