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.

Canine Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema

Canine atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a skin disease that involves swelling and irritation, usually caused by some allergen. In addition, it’s a multifactorial pathology and there’s currently no pharmacological cure. These days, canine atopic dermatitis is the main skin…

Prostate Diseases in Dogs

Our four-legged friends can also get prostate diseases as they get older. Early diagnosis and treatment will allow them to feel more comfortable at this stage. The prostate is a gland that functions on sex hormones. It’s located at the…

Acne in Pets

Acne in pets happens when hair follicles on the skin get infected. It doesn’t have major medical consequences, but it does need to be taken care of. This skin rash in pets occurs during puberty, between the ages of three…

Ascariasis in Cats and Dogs

Ascariasis in cats and dogs is suffered by about 40% of these animals, and timely treatment is vital to prevent further health complications. As with many diseases, this condition is much more serious for puppies and kittens and can even…

Snakeskin Shedding Problems

Snakeskin shedding is a process where snakes change their skin, particularly when growing, although they also do it throughout their lives. Snakes will shed their skin from time to time depending on many factors, such as species, diet or state…

What Is Canine Puerperium?

The canine puerperium is the moment immediately after a dog gives birth. Therefore, it’s the time it takes for the body to rearrange its organs and hormones. Although animals have instincts when giving birth, helping them will make it faster.…

When to Take Your Pet to the Vet

Many people don’t know when or why they should take their pet to the vet. Vet visits are vital for our canine friends’ health, and they help us learn how to take care of them better. When do I take my pet…

Metabolic Bone Disease in Reptiles

Exotic animals can make complicated pets, not least because of their dietary requirements. In fact, mistakes with their diet are the most common cause of metabolic bone disease in reptiles. Many of the diseases that reptiles can suffer from are…

5 Illnesses in Caged Birds

Animals weren’t born to live in captivity, but rather to be free. While many people raise birds and these birds have adapted to being in a cage their entire life, it’s also true that their bodies rebel against this unnatural…

Veterinary Clinics vs. Animal Hospitals

Veterinary clinics and animal hospitals contain a different range of facilities and equipment. Most of us are much more familiar with the concept of veterinary clinics, as we tend to visit them more often. So, today, we’re going to tell…