When a Large Dog Breed Visits the Groomer for the First Time

Owners of large dogs have probably heard it all before. Well-meaning people might say something like, "Are you taking your dog for a walk, or is it the other way around?" Or perhaps they might teasingly ask, "Is that a dog, or a horse?" Yes, you know your beloved pooch is large, and you have no doubt grown accustomed to the amount of exercise that such a dog needs, as well as the amount of food your dog consumes and the sometimes astonishingly large piles of mess your dog can leave on the lawn. [Read More]

Typical Vet Surgeries That Your Dog May Need To Have

Being a furry parent means that you have to be dedicated to the wellbeing of your pet for their entire life. And just like children, your furry friend will need to visit a veterinarian on occasion for a myriad of health problems that they could develop. While outpatient treatments are commonplace, you should be aware that your dog might require a vet surgery at some point in their life too. Just as dogs will be vulnerable to some diseases, there are also some ailments that they could develop that will have to be treated through surgery. [Read More]

Please Read these Reasons You Should Adopt a Cat with FIV

When you go to adopt a cat, you might find that one or two have FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus). This virus impacts the immune system by depleting the number of white blood cells. There are plenty of misconceptions surrounding FIV, so these cats are often hard to rehome. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider making one part of the family. FIV is Not Easily Transmissible [Read More]

Finding a Good Vet for Your Cat Rescue

If you are starting a new cat rescue, one of the most important members of your support team will be a vet. Cats that come into a rescue have often been in a vulnerable state and can have complex veterinary needs. Here are some things to look for in a rescue-aligned vet.  Availability While you want a vet with a great reputation, you also want a vet that can fit you in quickly if you have an emergency case. [Read More]