The Caring Vet: Preventing Weight Gain During Winter

Recent record cold temperatures across the US have created a host of problems including the disruption of regular exercise routines. For pet parents and their dogs, this can mean less activity and more couch time. Below, in The Caring Vet Column, Dr. Jeff Werber discusses how weight gain often accompanies canine inaction as well as […]

The Caring Vet: Keeping Your Dog Safe During Cold And Flu Season

The advent of winter weather signals the beginning of cold and flu season for humans. These illnesses are more prevalent when folks spend more time indoors where germs are more easily passed between them. We all know the drill for preventing the spread of our seasonal maladies, but what about our dogs? Are they also susceptible […]

The Caring Vet: Helping Arthritic Dogs Cope with the Cold

In cold weather, joints stiffen up and are less prone to movement. As people with arthritis know, joints feel stiffer in the morning and during cold weather. When it’s cold, we’re more reluctant to get up and get moving, the one thing that will help! That’s the double whammy of arthritis in the winter, the […]

The Caring Vet: Bringing Home a Puppy

The decision to add a new furry family member should be a time of joy for the household, especially if your family has prepared properly for the event. The more research and planning you do beforehand has a direct effect on the success of the adoption process and eventually how happy and healthy your dog […]

Top Pet Care Savings Tips

Today we bring you the first in the new “The Caring Vet Column” by Dr. Jeff Werber, a veterinarian who is well-known to television audiences. He’ll be bringing his tips on all aspects of life with your pets here to! Today’s topic is one that we’re especially fond of here: saving money on your […]

Holistic Steps to Ensure Your Pet’s Best Health

Holistic Steps to Ensure your Pet’s Best Health By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, Veterinary Expert for Flexcin International Do you take a holistic approach to your pet’s health? You may already be doing so and not even be aware of it. In observance of National Holistic Pet Day, let’s cover the basics of holistic veterinary medicine. […]

Skin Infections in Dogs

This is a sponsored post on behalf of, a supplier of pet health supplements in the UK. Many skin problems in dogs can be traced back to the condition of their coats. A dog whose fur doesn’t completely dry is more likely to develop skin infections since damp fur limits the amount of air […]