Attribution: There is an updated article on the AAAS website (American Association for the Advancement of Science) The article is current -- March 31, 2020 and written by David Grimm. The gist is -- there have been a few pets that have tested positive for COVID-19 -- likely getting it from their human. But the… Continue reading Should Pets Be Tested for Coronavirus?
These are trying times for people the world-over. Everyone's thinking about how to keep their families safe from a virus no one's ever been exposed to ... making it a dangerous health issue for people to think about. Businesses are facing challenges they never expected to deal with. People are losing their jobs (hopefully only… Continue reading Pets and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
As summer weather is still ongoing in many parts of the country and it's still hot and muggy, it’s important to remember that much like us, our canine companions can overheat. Heat stress and heat stroke is something to take very seriously. If untreated, heat stress can cause some serious damage to your pet's health… Continue reading Avoiding Heat Stress in Dogs
With more states legalizing marijuana it’s important to remember the possible side effects it may have on your pet. Something not everyone knows or thinks about is the intoxicating effects marijuana has on dogs. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the substance in marijuana that gives people the “high” effect – is toxic to dogs and can cause… Continue reading Recreational Marijuana – The Potential Downside