Healthy joint function is essential for all animals including horses. Joint inflammation can come on suddenly and may result in short or long-term arthritis. Joint inflammation usually stems from disruption of the structure of the joints.
Obesity is an excess of body fat that impairs health or normal function. Obesity is caused by eating more energy than is expended through exercise. The dog’s activity levels slow as they age, and metabolic changes may also occur which cause obesity.
The winter causes many horse owners to be particularly cautious of their horse’s health care. The rain, ice, wind, snow, and mud can cause all kinds of problems for your equine partner. Cold winter weather means that our horses may be spending more time inside their stall.
Its November and that means its Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Unfortunately, older pets have a harder time finding homes. It is a sad reality that these wonderful animals are often the last to be adopted from shelters, putting them at an increased risk for euthanasia.
Humans are not the only ones who can experience a bit of wooziness during car rides. For dogs that are not used to riding in a car, the motion and vibrations can cause them to get car sick. There are usually two reasons for car sickness in dogs.
This Friday, August 28th sets aside a day to remember the pet companions we have lost. The relationship between humans and animals is special because somehow, when the world or life gets to be too stressful— they are always there. When a pet passes away, they leave behind a huge hole that you cannot fill.