Bulldog Airway Obstruction Syndrome

Brachycephalic airway obstruction syndrome

Your bulldog relaxes on his bed in a room down the hall while you make dinner. You can hear him breathing. From down the hall. Ever wonder why he breathes so loudly? Your furry friend could be suffering from brachycephalic airway obstruction syndrome (BAOS), a condition that certain breeds of dogs and cats are more... Read more »

Preparing your Pet for Emergencies & Natural Disasters

Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets

Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets How to keep pets safe in natural disasters and everyday emergencies The best way to keep your pets safe during an emergency is to keep them with you. Photo by Chuck Cook/For The HSUS Start getting ready now ID your pet Make sure that cats and dogs are... Read more »

Ten Poison Pills for your Pets

10 “Poison Pills” for Pets

 10 “Poison Pills” for Pets Anyone who takes medication prescribed for someone else puts themselves at risk of illness or even death – and this applies to your pets, too! Although there are many medications used in both animals and people, the effects, doses needed, and other things aren’t always the same. About one-quarter of... Read more »

Importance of Pet Wellness Exam

Importance of Wellness Exams

Veterinarians recommend regular wellness exams for the same reason your physician and dentist recommend them – if you can detect a problem in its early stages, it’s more likely to be treated and resolved with less expense, less difficulty and better success. As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of... Read more »