There is nothing easy about receiving a cancer diagnosis, after all, pets are family. The sad truth is that most of the time, cancer is not preventable. The good news is that pets today have a better chance of being successfully treated for cancer than they did before, thanks to advances in early detection, diagnosis and advanced medicine.
Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs. It is estimated that 1 in 4 dogs will develop cancer, which is the same chance of cancer among men. It is also predicted that half of dogs over the age of 10 will develop cancer. Dogs can develop a variety of cancers and most are very similar to those found in humans. We’re here to help navigate through the stressful and emotional times before and after a diagnosis.
The relationship between your dog and child can be the absolute best relationship your child will ever know. It can teach empathy, love, companionship, responsibility and more. Far too often, the potential for this wonderful experience is lost because parents don’t take the time to teach their child how to properly interact with their dog. Here are a few tips to consider:
October is National Animal Safety and Protection Month, so we’re taking the opportunity to recognize safety measures you should do to protect your pets and ensure they’re healthy. It’s important to understand what signs suggest that your four-legged-friend may not be feeling well. Here are some basic pet safety tips that you should always be aware of.
Most pictures you take of your dog are cute but wouldn’t you like to have professional-looking shots without having to hiring someone? There are a few simple ways to upgrade your images and what better time to have a photo shoot than the start of fall?! Here is a beginners guide to taking that Insta-famous shot of your fur ball.
It’s not unusual for dogs to itch and scratch themselves throughout the day, which is exactly why an underlying skin issue can easily go unnoticed. There are many possible options and it’s hard to pinpoint what the problem could be. This article provides the most common skin issues in dogs and some possible treatment options.