Category: Health

  • Can Cats Get Colds? How to Spot the Symptoms

    Can Cats Get Colds? How to Spot the Symptoms

    Your cat has been sniffling and sneezing lately, and you may think that your cat could have allergies. However, you may also wonder if there is a chance that your cat caught a cold. Is that even possible? There is the belief that the cold virus would only affect humans, but the truth is, yes, […]

  • Shiba Inu dog breed facts & information you need to know

    Shiba Inu dog breed facts & information you need to know

    Shiba Inu – Overview and History The Shiba Inu, also known as the Shiba Ken, the Little Brushwood Dog, the Japanese Turf Dog, the Little Turf Dog, the Japanese Small-Size Dog or simply the Shiba, is the oldest, smallest and most popular of all Japanese breeds. Its name translates from Japanese as “small dog.” It […]

  • Ear Mites in Cats – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis

    Ear Mites in Cats – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis

    Ear mites are extremely small parasitic mites, also known as Otodectes cynotis, which can infect the ears of cats. These mites are contagious, and they survive by ingesting nutrition from the cat’s ear tissues and blood. They may also live periodically on the cat’s paws and fur. They can be spread between cats and dogs, […]

  • Addison’s disease in dogs: How to spot, treat and prevent

    Addison’s disease in dogs: How to spot, treat and prevent

    Definition of the Disease Addison’s disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, is defined as diminished hormone production from the cortex of the adrenal gland. The adrenal cortex can be damaged by hemorrhage, mineralization or infection, among other things. Addison’s is a potentially life-threatening disorder of the endocrine system which cannot be cured but, if caught early, […]