A Pet-Friendly Guide to Weathering Storms
Are you ready for hurricane season? Any inclement weather, mild or severe, can result in scared, stressed and even lost pets. Animals can often can predict and smell an approaching storm well before humans, which can influence their behavior. Be…..
FIV and FeLV: What’s The Difference?
The Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) are often mistaken to be the same; sometimes even used interchangeably. However, that’s not the case. FIV and FeLV cause two entirely separate diseases. Yes, they’re both in the Retroviridae…..
Diabetes Insipidus: What It Is and How It Differs from Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes insipidus, also known as water diabetes, is a condition that impairs the body’s ability to properly conserve or release water. Unlike Diabetes mellitus or sugar diabetes, which causes urine to become “sweet”, this disorder often dilutes urine with large…..
3 Ways to Help Cut Overcrowding in Animal Shelters
Animal shelters receive over 6 million homeless animals into their fold each year. A big chunk of this population are stray animals and relinquished pets. Yet, despite these alarming data, animal homelessness ranks poorly in the long list of public…..
National Caesar Salad Day: Tossing Some Greens in Your Dog’s Dish
The entire world wouldn’t be enjoying a plate of Caesar salad if not for Caesar Cardini. An Italian immigrant, Caesar concocted this famous salad back in the 1920's. To make the recipe, he threw in coddled eggs, croutons (flavored with…..
Volunteering in Animal Shelters: Your No-Prescription Happy Pill
Want instant happiness? Volunteer in an animal shelter. No financial gains there, but the reward is happiness beyond imagination. Many are always in search of happiness. People look for it among friends, family, and loved ones. Are you looking for…..