• A Fine Line

    Oct 23 2018

    Poorly understood but widespread, white line disease (WLD) is an opportunistic fungal infection of the hoof. The fungi involved eat away the middle section of the horn wall, leaving behind…

  • Big C Basics

    Nov 07 2017

    It’s a devastating diagnosis for pet parents to hear, but all too often the word cancer has to be discussed. Just because your pet has received this diagnosis doesn’t mean…

  • dog running

    New Lease On Life

    Nov 01 2017

    Whether they act upon it or not, few people would deny the importance exercise plays in health and longevity. This human truth holds true for dogs and cats, too, including…

  • Care That Makes Horse Sense

    Oct 07 2017

    With advances in care and nutrition, horses are living longer than ever. They are also maintaining active lifestyles into their late teens and early twenties, partnering with their owners to…

  • Don't Rock the Boat

    Don’t Rock the Boat

    Aug 01 2017

    Boating is one of the most popular summer pastimes, and you don’t have to leave your landlubbing, four-legged friend behind! It is possible to take your pet out on the…

  • Canine Flu

    Flu Bug

    Jul 26 2017

    I asked my human about canine influenza virus (CIV) today because it sounds like one of those things I don’t want to catch (not like my stick, which I really…

  • ringworm prevention

    Ring Out Ringworm

    Jul 20 2017

    Despite its name, ringworm is actually caused by a fungal infection of the top layers of skin and hair, not a worm. This infection is one of few that can…

  • awash in water

    Awash in Water

    Jul 17 2017

    Everyone loves a refreshing drink of cool water, especially on a hot summer day when the fresh air and sunshine combine to lead to more time spent outdoors for us…

  • flea and tick prevention

    Drops and Collars and Dips…Oh My!

    Jul 15 2017

    It’s an understatement to say that pets should be protected from ticks and fleas. Besides the aggravation and discomfort of itching, these parasites can infect your furry friend with serious,…

  • Here comes the boom - fireworks safety

    Here Comes the Boom!

    Jul 04 2017

    Fireworks are pretty to look at, but not all pets appreciate the booms that go along with them! Eighty percent of pet owners have had a pet who was afraid…