What to know before you adopt a shelter dog

adopt a shelter dog

Considerations: Adopting a shelter dog October is Adopt a Shelter Dog month! A time when activist groups and shelters encourage people to consider adopting a shelter dog, instead of to purchasing a puppy from a breeder. Although purchasing a puppy can be an exciting and rewarding experience there are so many dogs waiting to find[…]

Joint Health for Pets

Joint Health for Products NaturPet and Dr. Maggie have many joint health-promoting products. We often get asked what the differences are between Joint Care, Ligaments & Muscles and Joint Formulae. This video breaks down the major differences between these three products so you know which product is best for your pet and how to safely[…]

COVID-19 Coronavirus and your pet; 5 things you need to know

COVID and your pet

  While there is a lot of information on how coronavirus can affect us and what preventative measures we should be taking in the midst of this pandemic, pet owners are wondering how it affects their furry family members and what, if any, measures they should be taking. So here are the ins and outs[…]

Can Cats Lose Hair From Stress?

happy cat after treating hair loss

An increasing number of cat owners report their pets experiencing symptoms of hair loss, which, in the worst-case scenarios, can result in baldness. Hair loss, also known as alopecia, has its grounds in underlying health issues, such as parasites, bacterial or fungal infections, allergies, stress etc. The good news is that by changing your cat’s[…]

Is Your Dog Having a Panic Attack?

dog recovering on bed from panic attack

What is Considered a Panic Attack for a Dog? A panic attack in dogs is actually remarkably similar to a panic attack in people. In both dogs and humans, heart rate elevates substantially, breathing usually becomes harder and faster, shaking can often occur, and just like humans often bit their nails, dogs often will bite[…]

Why Dogs Walk Weird With Boots

dog in dog boots running in snow

A Weird Observation In the dead of winter, with an icy driveway and inches of snow, your beloved Rocky howls relentlessly at the door—a telling sign that he desperately has to go outside and pee. For you, this means bundling up in layers of clothing and, of course, putting on a warm pair of shoes.[…]

How to Protect Your Pet’s Joints From Arthritis

happy dog with young girl after having joints protected from arthritis

In humans, arthritis, which means ‘inflammation of the joint’, can be a very painful and even debilitating health problem. Over time arthritis can also damage the joints severely, which can lead to permanent and life-changing situations. Dogs, cats, horses and other pets can also suffer from arthritis and, for this reason, early detection and intervention[…]