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4 Things Ferret Owners Need To Know About Influenza

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Influenza, also known as the flu, is a well-known illness among people, but you may not know that it can also affect your pet ferret. Here are four things you need to know about ferrets and influenza. How do ferrets get influenza? Ferrets contract influenza in the same way that people do: through exposure to infected respiratory droplets. When a person or ferret that has influenza coughs or sneezes, infected respiratory droplets become airborne. Read More»

Get Your Dog's Teeth Checked Before It Is Too Late

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Take a look at your doggie. Do it now. Has he or she been to the vet lately? Do you take them in for walk-in clinic hours? No, then it is something to consider. Unable to speak, your dog cannot tell you when they are in pain, have a headache or suffer from stomach cramps. Even more problematic is doggie dental care. For some reason, it is common for owners to assume that as long as their dog is able to chew food, they must be fine. Read More»

Act Fast: 4 Steps To Take When Your Dogs Have Been Burned By Chemicals

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You’ve rented an isolated cabin for a family vacation and you took your dog. You didn’t realize that the cabin came equipped with cleaning supplies and your dog has suffered severe burns caused by toilet bowl cleaner that was left out. You’re hours away from the nearest vet and your dog is in pain. Here are the steps you’ll need to take to care for your dog’s burns. Take the Collar Off Read More»

Diarrhea In Your Hamster: Causes, Treatment, And Prevention

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If your hamsters has begun to show signs of diarrhea, you may be concerned for their health. Below is a general overview of the causes of diarrhea in hamsters, how it’s typically treated, and how it can be prevented from reoccurring.  What Causes Diarrhea to Occur in Hamsters?  Hamsters have sensitive digestive tracks, as many small animals do, so the possible causes of diarrhea in your furry little friend can be numerous. Read More»