Yorkshire Terriers, or Yorkies, are known to have a big personality packed into a small body. Here are a few fun facts about this energetic breed.
Yorkies were originally bred to hunt rats and keep homes and workplaces rodent-free. Their compact size is perfect for squeezing into small places and their fierce personalities helped them fearlessly take on their prey.
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and feasts. Three things your dog is probably looking forward to! However, it’s important to keep in mind some simple ways to ensure your dog stays safe during the holiday season. He probably wouldn’t be too thankful if he gets sick off table scraps or a left out spiked eggnog drink. Check out these tips for having a Thanksgiving that your pets can enjoy, too.
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.