Color of Gums - A bright healthy pink color of the gums indicates good blood circulation and oxygenation. Technique: Lift your pet's upper or lower lip and observe the color of the... (more)
Dehydration - Dehydration can easily occur if an animal has been vomiting or has diarrhea. Grasp the skin between the shoulder blades - it should bounce back upon releasing the skin... (more)
Skunked - Mix the following ingredients in a two quart container: 1 quart of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide (preferably a previously unopened container) 1/4 cup of baking soda 1 tablespoon... (more)
Top 10 Pet Toxicities - Heavy metals: Lead, which may be in paint, linoleum, and batteries, can be poisonous if eaten by your dog, causing gastrointestinal and neurological problems.... (more)
Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet - Every year there are more than 100,000 cases of pet poisoning in the U.S. Many of these were caused by substances you probably have in your home, substances... (more)
Warm / Cold Weather Hazards - Every year pets are impacted by seasonal change and items that we use around the home. Many things may seem perfectly harmless to you, but could hurt a... (more)
Holiday Hazards - Holidays are fun for family, but sometimes not so much fun for your pet if they get into the wrong thing. Please watch out for these potential hazards: Christmas... (more)
Toxicity Overview - Pets are curious and will frequently ingest toxic items in their environment. Make sure you "puppy/kitty" proof your house as you would for a toddler. Put all chemical,... (more)