Stool Sampling

This disgusting habit is common among the canine community. Pet owners often ask, "WHY is my dog eating his own poop?!" Here are a few reasons why you may find your dog consuming their own feces and actions you can take to stop them from continuing. Starting early in life, puppies tend to eat stool … Continue reading Stool Sampling

Importance of Dental Health

How often do you brush your teeth?  Imagine if we brushed our teeth as often as we brush our pets teeth... That would be rather gross, right? Here are a few ways dental health can both benefit and extend your animal's life. First of all, bad breath affects the entire family. No one wants to … Continue reading Importance of Dental Health

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Information provided by* Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 10. But half of all cancers are curable if caught early, experts say. WebMD talked to Dave Ruslander, a veterinary oncologist and past president of the Veterinary Cancer Society, about canine cancers and the latest treatments for dogs … Continue reading National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Endangered Species of the Week: Sloth

Sloths—the sluggish tree-dwellers of Central and South America—spend their lives in the tropical rain forests. They move through the canopy at a rate of about 40 yards per day, munching on leaves, twigs and buds. Sloths have an exceptionally low metabolic rate and spend 15 to 20 hours per day sleeping. And surprisingly enough, the … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Sloth

Endangered Species of the Week: Sri Lankan Elephant

The Sri Lankan subspecies is the largest and also the darkest of the Asian elephants, with patches of depigmentation—areas with no skin color—on its ears, face, trunk and belly. Once found throughout the tear-shaped island at the bottom of India’s southern tip, these elephants are now being pushed into smaller areas as development activities clear forests … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Sri Lankan Elephant