Kidney Failure in Cats

The kidneys perform many important functions in your cat’s body. They are responsible for the filtering of blood to remove body waste products from the blood-stream and excreting them in the urine. They are also responsible for regulating blood pressure and for...

Facts vs Fiction Part 2

Facts vs Fiction is back with Part 2. We want to help either debunk or uphold some of the popular pet related ideas out there.      1. A Dog can only get Biliary (Tick Bite Fever) once and is then immune. This is pure Fiction. Unfortunately, the immune...

Summer and Heat Stroke

Dogs don’t have very efficient heat loss mechanisms. They only have a few sweat glands on their paws and mainly regulate their body temperature by panting. (The normal body temperature for a dog is 38.5 degrees Celsius). Heat Stroke occurs when the surrounding...

Facts vs Fiction

  The following are 15 urban legends about our Dog and Cat Companions that deserve debunking:   You should give your cat cow’s milk. Adults of any species typically have trouble digesting the milk of another species – and that includes cats. Like...