Dog and woman - modern worldAs today’s society is one centered on technology and the ability to find information at the click of a button or the swipe of a screen, it is no wonder we have seen a rise in the popularity of mobile apps geared towards pet owners.

Since your pet is undoubtedly your best and most loyal friend, these apps are designed to help you make sure they are well taken care of. They vary from helping to keep track of when their shots are due or when they need to go in for a checkup, to giving you daily reminders to assist with their medicinal care.

All of the five mobile apps on our list are designed to help you, the pet owner, provide better care and be more organized when it comes to your pet’s needs. While there are many different apps out there designed to help you stay on their toes, we believe these ones offer the most benefits. Read More

catA cat’s vision is different from human vision, particularly at night when they are hunting. Cats have a wider visual field and are naturally better-equipped to detect motion and follow fast-moving objects than humans. However, their colour sense is less vivid and the images they see have a lower resolution.

Like humans, cats can develop eye problems. We look at five of the more common eye ailments in cats and how to identify them. Read More

Teenage Girl Plays With New PuppyBecoming a pet owner is a wonderful experience that will bring you a great deal of joy, love, and excitement. However, in order to help your new pet adjust to the people and surroundings in his or her life, you will need to make sure both you and your home are prepared.

While bringing a new pet home can be full of excitement and anticipation for you, it may not be as easy on your pet. Taking the below dog care tips into consideration before you bring your new furry friend home will help make the transition more pleasant for the both of you.

Unfamiliarity and newness can be tough on some dogs, which is why it is up to you to take the necessary steps to make the transition as smooth as possible! Every pet and every situation is different, so if you have any questions about the information below or would like to discuss your concerns, contact your local vet. Read More

veterinary inspection drug administration dogOur pets cannot speak our language, so we have to interpret their health and condition through their actions, or lack of them. In the case of an injury, wound, or post-surgery, you can clearly see and understand that your pet is in some pain, but to what degree? And what about if your dog has stomach ache, joint pain, or something intangible causing unexpected pain?   How do you know which is the best time to offer pain relief for dogs? Read More

Cats eat grassHaving a house full of beautiful plants is everyone’s dream, but if you are a cat owner there are is a long list of plants that you must be sure to avoid keeping. Unfortunately, many common houseplants are harmful to cats – some dependent on contact or the amount swallowed.

Because many cats have the tendency to chew plants that are within their reach, it is important for you to be aware of the houseplants that are potentially dangerous to your cat’s health. If you suspect your cat has come into contact with or ingested a plant that may be toxic, contact your local vet right away. Read More

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