Last year I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, I started wondering about my Shih Tzus and their health. Would I know the signs and symptoms of diabetes in dogs if it were to take hold of my girls? So I set out to find out what I needed to look out for and how I can prevent … [Read more...] about Shih Tzu Diabetes
Today is June 8th and you know what that means, yes today is #Check8on8 ! Check the 8 on 8 is a simple reminder to check your female dogs teats for any abnormal growths that could lead to mammary cancer. The Statistics So why should you be worried about breast cancer … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer in Dogs, Why You Should Be Worried
Last month the Shih Tzu house was rocked with the news that Trixie's mammary tumor came back positive for mammary adenocarcinoma. The phone call was not the one I wanted to receive. I knew what the results were going to be when I heard my veterinarian's voice on the phone. The … [Read more...] about Check the 8 on 8 – Breast Cancer in Dogs
Canine Influenza as you may have heard is sweeping through Chicago and effecting household pet dogs. This virus is, at the time of this writing been documented in Illinois, and has now spread to additional to states including Ohio, Wisconsin, & Indiana. Residents … [Read more...] about Canine Influenza: How Cautious Should You Be to Travel With Your Dog?
Do you have pet health insurance? If you haven't though about it yet, you may want to start thinking about it today. I apologize for being blunt, but if you are participating in dog sports, have a curious dog or have kids under 10, adding pet insurance may help save the life of … [Read more...] about Insurance, Why You’re Pet May Thank You