What You Need to Know About Canine Bloat

What You Need to Know About Canine Bloat

Gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), also known as bloat, occurs when a dog’s stomach becomes blocked, and gas and fluid accumulate, causing the stomach to stretch to many times its normal size. The bloated stomach causes severe pain, and it is prone to twist. When the...
Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Dogs aren’t usually picky about what they eat, and many items our dogs choose to consume—like the contents of the cat’s litter box or a favorite pair of shoes—can leave us feeling confused or frustrated. One common item on the menu for many dogs is grass. But, why do...
Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

The Fourth of July: There’s nothing like celebrating freedom by having fun with friends at backyard barbecues and fireworks shows. But, the Fourth of July often isn’t as fun for our furry friends. Keep these tips in mind to enjoy a safe Independence Day with your...