If you have ever boarded your dog or taken them to a groomer, you have probably heard of a condition called kennel cough. However, you may be unclear about exactly what it is, whether it is serious, how to treat it and how to prevent it in the first place. Becoming a kennel cough expert
Is it OK to Give Dogs Bones from the Table?
As the pet parent of possibly the most beautiful and amazing dog in the world, you want nothing but the best for your pooch. That goes for everything from exercise and social stimulation to the food you provide. But when it comes to canine nutrition, things can get complex very quickly. At the most basic
Preventative Medicine For Dogs
Being a pet parent enriches your life in numerous ways. When your fur baby is at your side, you are guaranteed laughs, loyalty and love beyond measure. Of course, you want to do everything possible to prolong the quantity as well as the quality of the time you have with your pup. In addition to
Vaccination Checklist for Dogs
When you make the commitment to become a lifelong companion and pet parent to your puppy, you are pledging to do all you can to ensure that they remain healthy and happy. One of the most important ways you can demonstrate your ongoing love for your puppy is by ensuring that they receive all of
What is a Service Animal?
If you are a dog, cat, reptile or bird lover, you already know what a vital difference these creatures can make in your life. Unconditional love, comfort, structure, joy and laughter are just a few of the countless gifts they give. When you consider everything that our pets represent, it is no wonder that some
How Emotional Support Animals are Being Used to Improve Mental Health
Humans have had special relationships with animals since ancient times. Dogs, cats and many other species have been by our sides during good and bad, work and play. For people with emotional or mental health issues, these bonds can be even stronger. The purpose of an authorized emotional support animal (ESA) is to provide that
Urinating and Defecating Outside the Litter Box
Urinating or defecating outside of the litter box is the number one behavior problem of our feline friends. Many cats are turned outside, given away, or even put to sleep for this behavior problem, but it is often a medical issue that can be solved together with your veterinarian. At Indy Vet Care in Northern
Heat Stroke in Dogs
Despite being located in the northern eastern United States, Philly neighborhoods like Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Kensington, and Frankford can get very hot in the summer. If you are in the local area and your dog is suffering from the result of the heat, please contact Indy Veterinarian Care as soon as possible. Dogs can suffer
4 Proven Tips to Control Shedding in Cats & Dogs Pets have more empathy and love than most humans, which makes the trouble of controlling their shedding all the more tasking. You often find tons of fur on the floor or couch, where your best friend lies. Is it possible to control shedding? Yes, absolutely!
Common Parasites that Affect Your Pet & How to Treat Them
Your pets are important to you, and that’s why you want to give them the best care. It is important to know what your pet is vulnerable to when they go outside. Just like humans needing flu shots to avoid getting the flu, pets need treatments to prevent them from picking up parasites. This is