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Pet Arthritis: A Brief Guide

Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD), is a common diagnosis in dogs but also occurs quite frequently in cats. It is more common in senior pets, but can be seen in younger pets, especially if there is a history of injury or joint dysplasia. Osteoarthritis is a term describing a syndrome that leads to

5 Things A Senior Pet Needs

“Everything I know, I learned from dogs”. -Nora Roberts  Did you know that pets age at a different rate than humans? Calculating exactly when a pet enters their senior years can be tricky. In general, experts consider the age of 7 as the threshold into the senior years. However, large dog

Canine Influenza (CIV) Outbreak in North Carolina – A Guide for Pet Owners

An outbreak of canine influenza (CIV) in North Carolina has been confirmed by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. As of July 16, 2015, a total of 3 confirmed cases of canine influenza had been reported to the Department, with an additional 200+ presumptive cases of the disease being treated by veterinarians in