Feline Obesity

Feline Obesity

Feline Obesity Obesity (the storage of excess fat) is usually caused by excessive food intake and insufficient exercise. One of the biggest problems in pets is overfeeding. By examining your cat, your veterinarian can determine whether he or she is overweight or obese...
Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care Without routine dental care, most dogs and cats develop periodontal (dental) disease by 3 years of age. Periodontal disease is the most common health problem in dogs and cats. Bad breath may be a sign of periodontal disease in your pet. Providing...
Preventing Heartworms and Fleas

Preventing Heartworms and Fleas

Preventing Heartworms and Fleas Heartworms and fleas are parasites that can cause serious problems. Fortunately, these parasites can be prevented by using safe, effective, and easy-to-administer medications. Heartworm disease damages the heart, lungs, and related...
Atopy

Atopy

Atopy Atopy is a common cause of skin problems in dogs, but it is less common in cats. Atopy usually develops in animals younger than 3 years, but older pets can also be affected. Depending on the underlying cause, clinical signs may occur seasonally or year-round....