Dogs and cats, like people, become more vulnerable to the onset of age-related illnesses as they get older. Their organs, for example, gradually become less functional as they age, and the potency of their immune systems naturally declines. This is when Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome comes… What is CDS? Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is a slowly … Read more

The Basics of Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is a valuable type of coverage that can help us fund the care of our furry friends. Typically, the cost of this coverage is determined by the type of pet, the pet’s age, and the pet’s sex. The coverage functions very similarly to a traditional health indemnity plan, meaning that costs would be paid out of pocket up front and then a predetermined percentage of the cost would be paid back to you once the claim is settled.  

Did Somebody Make a Mess?

Pet odors in the home can come from a variety of sources. Accidents are a part of life, especially for pets that are very young or those that are advanced in years, as well as those dealing with specific health conditions. Pets also are known to mark their territory if they are showing ownership of the home or are perhaps dealing with anxiety or excitement.

TLC for Community Cats

March 28th is National Respect Your Cat Day, a day to celebrate all the hugs and snuggles with your favorite feline companion.  This March 28th, we also want to call out community cats, who also deserve love and TLC.  It’s easier than one might think to provide a safe, warm shelter for these furry friends. … Read more