Dog and Cat Creatinine Levels 101

If you visit the veterinarian regularly with your dog or cat, there is a good chance that you will hear the term “creatinine levels.” So what is creatinine, and why do we test for it? Learn more about creatinine and how high and low levels affect your pet.

Why Is My Dog So Itchy?

Is your dog constantly licking and scratching? If so, you’re not alone. Many dogs lick and scratch as a result of itching (also called pruritis). The itching may be minimal or extreme, and can even cause injury.

Itching is a characteristic of many possible skin conditions and, treating an itch effectively requires determining the underlying cause. Learn more about getting answers and finding a solution.

Fleas and Ticks on Cats: Treatment and Prevention

Fleas and ticks – the very words trigger disgust and cause pet parents to worry about their cat’s comfort and health.

Fleas are extremely common on cats and cause physical discomfort as well as potentially transmitting diseases in some regions. Ticks are potentially more serious in that, while less frequently found on cats, they transmit diseases more commonly when they feed. Learn more about how to protect your cat from fleas and ticks