Navel ill is a bacterial infection of the umbilical cord. It commonly occurs when calves are born in unsanitary environments or placed in wet, muddy environments before the naval cord has closed.
Canine distemper is a highly contagious, often fatal disease that is easily prevented through proper vaccination. Vaccinations against canine distemper are highly successful to the point that the disease is not commonly seen in pet populations.
Your pet's fur coat isn't enough protection for long periods of arctic weather. If it's too chilly for you to stay outside, it's probably too cold for them, too. Freezing temperatures aren't the only winter danger to consider; here are a few ways to keep your pet safe during frosty conditions.
Roundworms are the most common parasitic worm found in cats and dogs. Studies have shown that nearly all puppies are born infected with the parasites, and more than 25 percent of cats and 30 percent of dogs younger than 6 months old have tested positive for infection.
January is National Train Your Dog Month, so consider these reasons to teach your pet basic obedience skills.
Training could save your pet?s life. If you've ever seen a dog get loose from his collar, you know how scary it can be. Having the ability to order your runaway rover back to your side and away from traffic is essential.