What do I feed my older pet?

Offering your pet a nutritious, well-balanced diet is important no matter how old he is, but it’s particularly vital that older pets get the nutritional support they need. As pet owners we can get stuck in the habit of feeding our pets the same foods throughout their lives. However, your dog or cat’s needs will…

All about heartworm

Every pet owner understands the importance heartworm prevention. But what exactly are heartworms and why are they so dangerous? Here is all you need to know about these nasty little critters. What are they? The heartworm is a parasite that can live in the lung, arteries and heart chambers of your pet. The parasite feeds…

Cats and cold weather

Cats are warm and snuggly, so surely in winter they can keep themselves toasty, right? Well, not quite. While some cat breeds, such as the Maine Coon, have coats that make them more resilient in cooler weather, other cats feel the cold just as much as their human owners do. Kittens, older cats, and those…