World Rabies Day: Key Facts About the Virus

World Rabies Day: Key Facts About the Virus

In 1885, the French scientist Louis Pasteur administered the first effective rabies vacation to a human. Today, we recognize rabies as a terrifying—and preventable—disease, but it still remains a major concern for many countries. In an effort to raise awareness of the...
Pet Obesity: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Pudgy Pets

Pet Obesity: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Pudgy Pets

Chubby pets can be adorable, but what’s going on inside their bodies is not so cute.  Pet obesity is a major problem in the United States. It’s estimated that more than half of cats and dogs in the country are overweight or obese, according to a 2018 survey from...
National Pet Fire Safety Day: Rules to Remember

National Pet Fire Safety Day: Rules to Remember

We’ve all been told to have a fire safety plan in place for our families, but have you remembered to include your pets in those plans?  Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day, and it’s a great time to ensure you have fire prevention tactics in...
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore an Itchy Pet

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore an Itchy Pet

Living in North Carolina, you’re probably all too aware of how bad allergy symptoms can be. After all, we know spring has arrived when every surface is yellow. Seasonal and chronic allergy issues can make us feel pretty terrible—and the same goes for your...
Senior Cat Care: Things to Consider

Senior Cat Care: Things to Consider

Advances in medicine and science have lengthened the average human lifespan, and veterinary breakthroughs have done the same for pets. This is great news for pet lovers, but it does come with increased responsibilities.  The longer pets live, the...