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From Animal Shelter to New Home

Just as humans experience stress when moving into a new home and neighborhood, dogs also feel stress when entering a new home, especially when coming from an animal shelter. A new routine, environment, and owner are just the start of the changes. Dogs often react to this stress by displaying some aggressive or destructive behavior. Some may shed, bark excessively or… Read More »

The side effects of antibiotic use in pets

Many people are unaware of the fact that antibiotics pose many dangerous side-effects for pets. In 1928, Alexander Glemming introduced the world to the concept of antibiotics. Naturally, this was a medical breakthrough, and he received positive opinions from several in the medical community and the private sector. Times have progressed. Now, the flaws of antibiotic use in people and in pets, are coming to light. One of the most common complications associated with… Read More »

Can your pet catch a cold or flu?

A lot of people would like to know whether their dogs and cats can catch common colds like humans do. The answer is yes . . . and no. Symptoms like a runny nose, sneezing and coughing can develop as a result of a viral, bacterial or fungal infection in the canine or feline respiratory system. But while human colds are usually associated with… Read More »