Health Issues in Dogs and Cats

Complete Guide to Canine Obesity

 

Complete Guide to Canine Obesity

In the U.S., more than half of all dogs are overweight. Moreover, most American dog owners don't know when their dog is overweight or obese.

Treating Cushing’s Disease in Dogs — Diets, Natural Remedies, and Medicines

 

Treating Cushing’s Disease in Dogs — Diets, Natural Remedies, and Medicines

Cushing’s disease, which affects both humans and dogs, is surprisingly much more common in canines — especially older ones.

Urinary Crystals in Cats

 

Urinary Crystals in Cats

For most cat owners, cat urine is one of the least desirable features of the human/cat arrangement. Yet for your cat’s health and well-being as well as your peace of mind, it’s imperative you understand how to provide the diet and care to keep your cat’s urinary system functioning optimally.

How Dog Food for Urinary Issues Can Help

 

How Dog Food for Urinary Issues Can Help

Every dog needs to urinate. Peeing helps clear waste out of the body, and, in the case of some dogs, serves as a useful tool for marking territory.

Your Dog’s Arthritis and Joint Health

 

Your Dog’s Arthritis and Joint Health

Across all ages, about 20 percent of dogs suffer from arthritis.

How to Choose the Best Hypoallergenic Dog Food for Allergies

 

How to Choose the Best Hypoallergenic Dog Food for Allergies

He’s obsessively biting his paws. He keeps licking his bum. She’s shaking her head and pawing at her ears. Could your dog have a food allergy? As with humans, allergies in dogs usually appear after prolonged exposure to a triggering substance, called an allergen.

Weight Loss and Dog Food

 

Weight Loss and Dog Food

You may not realize it, but the challenges people tend to face with their weight are the same challenges dogs encounter. Indeed, 53 percent of dogs in the U.S. are estimated to be overweight, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. But just as you can make healthy choices about your diet and lifestyle, you can also choose the healthiest routines and the best weight loss regime for your best friend.

Restoring Your Pet’s Digestive Health

 

Restoring Your Pet’s Digestive Health

Detoxification is essential for any animal that has been treated with multiple courses of medications such as steroids, antibiotics or antihistamines which are often prescribed for animals with itchy skin or digestive disorders.

Kidney Disease In Cats

 

Kidney Disease In Cats

Kidney disease is common in aging household cats and can be fatal if left untreated.

Urinary Tract Disease In Cats

 

Urinary Tract Disease In Cats

Lower urinary tract disease is one of the main reasons that a cat visits the vet’s office. They are often caused because a cat does not have enough moisture in their diet. Learn how a species-appropriate diet, like a raw food diet, and adequate water consumption can help prevent many urinary tract disorders in cats.

Hyper-Thyroid Disease in Cats

 

Hyper-Thyroid Disease in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is a condition that occurs when there is an excess of thyroid hormones in the blood, causing the body to burn more calories than your cat can consume in their daily meals. See why a diet that is high in protein and low in carbs is the best way to reduce the symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats.

Allergies

 

Allergies

Just like people, dogs can suffer from allergies if their immune system recognizes a common substance as harmful. Allergies can cause a variety of skin, digestive, or respiratory issues in your dog. Learn how switching to a raw diet can provide much-needed relief to your dog.