at home first aid tips for pets

Tips for Applying First Aid to Your Pet

As a concerned pet owner, you do everything you can to keep your pet healthy and happy. Despite your best efforts, however, illness and injury may occur. Knowing what to do in these situations can go a long way toward helping your pet recover. Here are a few first aid tips that can help you be…

common dog health conditions and symptoms

7 Common Dog Health Conditions & Symptoms

Kennel Cough What is kennel cough? Kennel cough is highly contagious through airborne droplets. Like whooping cough in humans, it is an inflammation of the upper airways. It is typically a mild disease but it can advance to a life-threatening pneumonia. What are the symptoms? Hoarse cough Begins 3 to 10 days after exposure Loud…

common health conditions and symptoms in pets dogs and cats

5 Common Pet Health Conditions & Symptoms

Coughing Coughing is not a disease but rather a sign of an underlying problem in an animal. Dogs and cats cough because their airway is irritated, which can begin from inside the airway or as a result of disease processes in the tissues surrounding it. Identifying the Problem If your pet has coughing problems, the…