Pet Diabetes

What is diabetes mellitus? This is a condition where the body cannot absorb sugar effectively due to a problem with insulin. Insulin is the major hormone involved in absorbing sugar from a meal. Diabetes results when there is not enough insulin made (type II diabetes) or the pancreas does not have enough cells to make [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:10:28+00:00May 21st, 2018|Pet Care|0 Comments

Why Do Dogs Scoot?

Ever watched your dog scoot his hind end along the floor? It isn’t a pleasant sight, and the reason he’s doing it likely isn’t so pleasant, either. While multiple issues could lead to scooting, including gastrointestinal parasites and food allergies, the most common reason dogs scoot is because of problems with their anal glands.   [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:10:30+00:00May 1st, 2018|Pet Care|0 Comments