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It’s a dog’s life when man’s best friend becomes his fattest

A study published this morning in Nature offers further insight into how dogs became domesticated. The comparative analysis of human, canine and wolf genomes suggests that humans and dogs have

Guilt-Free Treats: Low Calorie Nibbles for Kitties and Pups

Obesity is not only a problem that affects people, it also affects pets as well. Canine couch potatoes and tubby tabbies are at a greater risk of developing health problems,

Bark Raving Mad Over the 4th of July?

How to get through the festivities without pupsetting the puppers Any real American knows that with the 4th of July, celebration is upon us. Independence day is what being American

Story of Our Dog Called White

When we were young, my father took my brother to a kennel. They went on a mission to rescue a Dog, since that had always been our biggest dream! We

My Dog is my Therapist

Did you know that just by being next to your pets your cortisol levels (stress hormone) can decrease – reducing your anxiety and stress? And that the presence of animals,

Life is a Celebration! But… Who Invited the Parasites?

We have all, at certain times in our lives planned a party and so we all know that it is pretty annoying when right in the middle of it, some

Have You Heard About Mediterranean Spotted Fever? And Tick Fever?

Our pets are not the only ones that can potentially get bitten by ticks. That’s why we asked Dr. Filomena Reys, MD some advice on a very common type of

What’s the Deal with Fleas?

Fleas are small insects from the Siphonaptera family (insects without wings), approximately 0.12 inches long and bodies flattened sideways, which allows them to move easily between feathers and fur. Fleas

Periodontal Disease – Warning Signs

Periodontal disease is the Number 1 enemy of pet dental care. 80% of all dogs and cats suffer from this pathology. It’s an infectious disease caused by accumulated bacterial plaque

Brushing your pet’s teeth – Cats & Dogs

Is it important? Can I do it at home? The answer is yes! Taking care of your pet’s teeth is the best way to keep dental disease (tartar, gingivitis, abscesses,