Archives: Pet Care

What’s the big deal about Heartworms anyway?

“What’s the big deal about heartworms anyway?”  Heartworm disease is a potentially deadly disease of the heart and lungs.  All dogs (and cats, too) are at risk.  Just like the name implies; heartworm disease is an actual worm that lives in the heart of an animal.  We think you’ll agree that a worm living in your pet’s heart is a … Read More »

On-Line and Big Box Pharmacies Versus Us

We’ve all seen the commercials of the happy little dog or bouncy kitty with the smiling owner who just saved a bunch of money because they purchased their pet’s medications on-line.  Or maybe the commercial wasn’t for an on-line pharmacy instead it was for a big box store like Sam’s Club or Costco.  But did those smiling owners really get … Read More »

Do pets get diabetes? Yes!

     On a regular basis, we receive calls from pet parents who are concerned because Fluffy or Bowser has been drinking a bunch of water and urinating more.  Sometimes, they are even having accidents in the house.  Inevitably, their first question is, “Could my pet be diabetic?”  The answer is; Yes!      Let’s take a quick look at the science … Read More »