Hospice Care for Animals

The definition of Hospice for people is to provide support and care in the final stages of a terminal disease, so they can live as fully and comfortably as possible.  Animal hospice is simply end-of-life care taken to higher level.  The true definition of Hospice involves the natural death process – but there are animal hospice providers that understand euthanasia is frequently the best choice for the pet and the family.

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Nutrition 101 for You and Your Cat

This post will arm you with the information you need to feed your cat for optimal health.  The impact that diet has on a cat’s health is dramatic, and proper nutrition is essential for a long life.

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Dental Disease in Your Pet

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society more than 70% of dogs and cats develop dental disease by 3 years of age.  Periodontal disease (infection and inflammation of the gums) is the most common dental condition affecting pets.

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Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a disease in which the pet has a high amount of sugar in the blood.  This high blood sugar produces a dramatic increase in thirst, frequent urination and weight loss despite an increased appetite.  High blood sugar is also called hyperglycemia.

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