Archive for the 'Health and Wellness ' Category
Well, Bruiser is 14 years old and the oldest dog I’ve ever had the privilege of sharing my life with. We had a super scary weekend about two weeks ago as he went into congestive heart failure but pulled through...
I've heard from multiple Veterinary Hospitals that they received an update last week from the state veterinarian reporting the first confirmed case of canine influenza (CIV) in Grants Pass, OR.
Probiotics are composed of bacteria or yeasts that keep pets healthy and alive. And a large part of your immune system lives in your gut. GI health is super important! 70% of your immune system is located in your gut.
I spend time writing blog posts but also write health and wellness articles for Rover.com - a pet sitting/dog walking resource found in cities throughout the country. Someone asked me recently about the articles I've written about senior dogs and it dawned on me that I've never done a quick round-up post. These are some of my fave articles about seniors.
The minute you get there you can see it in their eyes. They are a little sad to see you as that reinforces their human hasn’t returned. You can turn this around pretty quickly but I could feel that from...
I'm a creature that enjoys animals - perhaps sometimes over humans. While I freelance write as my full-time gig, I'm officially in the dog walking and pet sitting business starting NOW. The shingle is out and the husband supportive. I'm part of the Rover network. Some of you know that I wrote for Rover's blog and I've grown to love the brand and the resources they have for Rover sitters and dog walkers.
OREV, Specialty Vet Care - a clinic located in the Multnomah Village, volunteered to coordinate a dog coat drive and be a designated drop off location.
As a former Vet Tech, I believe that anesthesia is essential for all dental procedures. Walter was recently in for his annual dental cleaning and we discovered that his carnassial or pre-molar was fractured. Poor Walter! He didn't show any signs of pain. We would not have had any idea without X-Rays and his annual cleaning!