Jeffery Brewer

3 Things To Check When Looking For A New Vet

When you have a pet, you want to make sure that they are as healthy as possible. There are several ways you can do that. One of them is to make sure that you have a good relationship with your vet clinic. Having a vet clinic you like and a doctor you feel confident in means that you are going to be more likely to take your pet in to see them whenever something seems wrong.

Slug Pellets and Your Dog: A Potentially Lethal Combination

Slug pellets kill slugs, which is precisely what the pellets are supposed to do. The trouble is that these pellets can have the same effect on your pet dog. While you will do everything you can to prevent your dog from ingesting slug pellets after they've been distributed, accidents can happen, and this can be very serious indeed. What happens when you believe your dog has eaten slug pellets? Poison Ingestion

How To Ease Your Dog's Motion Sickness

Taking your dog on a road trip can be a great experience for both you and your pet. For most dogs, going on a road trip with the family is an exciting experience. However, some dogs experience motion sickness on long car rides. This makes the car ride uncomfortable for them no matter what the destination. If your dog is one of those that experience motion sickness, you may be wondering what you can do so that you don't have to leave your beloved pet at home when you decide to go on a trip.

How To Help Your Dog After A Torn Dewclaw

The dewclaw is the upper nail on the inner side of your dog's paw. Some dogs have them removed when they are puppies, but not all people have them removed. If your dog still has this dewclaw, he could tear this claw when running in the grass, when running on the carpet, or on just about anything. If your dog has torn his dewclaw, it can be extremely painful for him.

2 Things To Do Immediately After You Catch Your Dog Eating Chocolate

After hearing your dog getting into something, you may have walked in to discover that they are chomping away at chocolate. Since chocolate contains theobromine that can be deadly for dogs, you may be in a panic wondering what you should do. Besides making plans to take your pet to a veterinarian, the following is what you need to do immediately after catching your dog eating chocolate. 1.  Try to Make Them Throw up by Giving Them Activated Charcoal

Do You Have A Pet Emergency?

Whether your local animal hospital features emergency services or you know of an emergency pet care facility in your area, it's important to know when you have a pet emergency or you can have your pet wait until the nearest appointment to be seen by an animal doctor. When in doubt of your pet's situation, seek emergency pet care immediately or call your local animal hospital for assistance. Here are signs you have a pet emergency.

Pet Wellness Tips to Keep Your Dog Healthy

Your dog's health is very important. if he isn't healthy, his life could be in jeopardy. It's your job to keep your dog healthy and happy, in order to lengthen his life and to ensure it is a life without pain, disease, or illness. There are a few things you should be doing in order to keep up with your dog's health and wellness. Read on for a few helpful tips to keep your dog healthy.

Your Older Cat And Dementia: What You Should Know

Cats are unique and interesting creatures. And oftentimes, people forget that cats can have many ailments that people have, including dementia. Older cats can develop cognitive dysfunction which is also commonly referred to as dementia. This issue can often sneak up on a cat owner, and not be noticeable until the symptoms are quite pronounced. However, it is important to learn about some of the symptoms and signs of dementia in cats as well as what you should do in the case you believe your cat might be suffering from dementia.

Signs Your Pet Bird Needs To See The Veterinarian

Because birds are not as common as cats and dogs as pets, many owners are not quite as aware of their health and care needs. However, birds can develop health problems just like any other animal, and many of these health problems do require veterinary care. Here are some signs that your flying friend needs to see the vet. Changes in Droppings Birds who eat a lot of seeds tend to have green feces, and those that eat pelleted diets tend to have brown feces.

Be Proactive: 4 Signs Your Dog Needs to See a Veterinarian Right Away

If you have a canine family member, you know how important its health is. Because of that, you probably take it to the vet at least once a year for a checkup. You also make sure it's up-to-date on all its vaccinations. But, there may be times when emergency veterinary care is needed. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to identify medical emergencies, especially for your dog. That's why you need to know what to look for.