Why Do Dogs and Cats Have Whiskers?

What’s one thing that separates mammals and reptiles? The most common answers are ‘warm blooded’ and ‘eggs’. What few people cite is the emergence of movable whiskers. Whiskers serve an important evolutionary role. What’s more,...

Summer Activities With Your Pet: 4 Ideas for Senior Dogs

Did you know that seasonal depression can impact your pets? Believe it or not, your pet can get SAD in the winter like you do! A lack of sunlight and outdoor time both contribute to this decreased energy. The good news, though, is that it’s almost time for...

What can I do about my elderly dog wetting his bed?

Fortunately but unfortunately, this is a very common occurrence for our senior dog population. The term for this is urinary incontinence which implies that your dog loses control of its bladder while they are asleep. Incontinence almost exclusively happens when an...

Is there a cure for Chronic Kidney Disease in cats or dogs?

Unfortunately, we cannot cure chronic kidney disease but we can absolutely manage it. The definition of CKD is that we have lost functional use of the kidney due to scar tissue, nephron loss, etc. Contrast that with acute kidney disease which is where the kidneys...