Posts Categorized: Pet Health

Health Warning Signs in your Pets

It saddens us to think that our pets could be struggling with health issues, be it pain, weakness, or general discomfort, yet they are unable to communicate it to us. Plus, they are experts at masking any signs of illness or weakness due to their natural survival instincts. It’s up to us to be alert… Read more »

Why is my Dog Shaking?

Rex started this new thing…. He gets this pitiful look on his face and shakes or trembles when you hold him. And of course, I take the bait, and make all over him like he’s a sad puppy. He eats it up. Small dogs like chihuahua’s are famous for the “pitiful me” shaking (No, Rex… Read more »

Easter Food for your Dog

Nothing is more beautiful and appealing than an Easter spread, complete with glazed ham, carrots, deviled eggs… followed up with a beautiful lemon meringue pie. Hmmm… Mornings of Hot Cross buns, egg souffles, chocolate bunnies and colorful jelly beans! Shall I go on?!? It is a wonderfully delicious time of the year, isn’t it? I’m… Read more »

Is your House Cat Bored?

Rex and I just got back from a walk and I noticed my neighbor’s cat sitting in the window. She is a house cat. Aside from sitting in the window, she never leaves the confinement of her home. Do you think she gets bored? If Rex didn’t have his regular walks, he would certainly be… Read more »

Cooking for your Pet

Sorting through the confusion… Geeezze… I’m beginning to wonder why I would choose such a topic to write about… it’s all so confusing. You can read just about anything online – pro or con – with great common sense and convincing research & knowledge. How do you know what to believe? We do not claim… Read more »

Dementia In Dogs

As I look back now at my precious little dog who passed away at 17 years old, I realize that she was showing signs of dementia. For Haley, it wasn’t a consistent state, though. At times she would seem perfectly normal. At other times, she would do things like back herself into a little nook… Read more »

How to Know When Your Dog is in Pain

The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) has proclaimed September as Animal Pain Awareness Month, to coincide with our human Pain Awareness Month, also in September. The more I have learned about the reasons for this awareness, the more I can totally get behind its purpose. As in all things with our pets, we… Read more »