Hypoallergenic Dogs & Tips to Prevent Dog Allergies

There are many dog lovers that want to bring a new dog into their lives, but the one thing that is stopping them from doing so is allergies. While there is no such thing as an allergy-free dog, there are many dog breeds that are considered hypoallergenic which means that they don’t result in any…

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Wobbler Syndrome In Dogs

Wobbler syndrome in dogs, or cervical spondylomyelopathy (CSM), causes a dog’s spine to compress which causes a wobbly gait. This painful disease is typically progressive, but can also be more acute. Table of Contents: Causes of Wobbler Diagnosis Treatment Diagnosis Recovery Large breeds, like Great Danes and Doberman Pinschers, are more prone to wobbler syndrome….

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Best Pet Insurance in California

California is a dog and pony show…minus the pony. Farmer’s markets are veritable runways for the latest doggy fashion fads. And it’s not uncommon to see parents pushing baby strollers…without the babies. Dogs are so popular in the Golden State that we renamed the city of Santa Monica after them. California has gone to the…

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The Best Pet Insurance By State

Pet ownership is on the rise as many families have at least one pet at home. In fact, it’s not uncommon for some families to have up to three dogs or cats. Or a combination of the two. And what would you do if your dog or cat gets sick or injured and needs to…

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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

You know that feeling when you take your dog for a walk, your pup starts to slow down a bit, and his gait is a little off? The usual culprit is your dog’s hips. Here’s what you need to know about your dog’s precious, necessary, and sensitive hips: They’re EXPENSIVE to treat if something goes…

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Dog Comedones (Schnauzer Bumps)

Comedone Syndrome, or Schnauzer Comedone Syndrome, is commonly known as Schnauzer Bumps. Comedones or “bumps” are just dog pimples. They aren’t serious and can usually be treated at home. As the name suggests, comedones are mostly seen in Schnauzers and Miniature Schnauzers. But, any breed can be affected by Comedone Syndrome. Table of Contents: What…

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VPI Pet Insurance Review

In 2015, VPI  or Veterinary Pet Insurance Company was rebranded as Nationwide Pet Insurance Agency and can be found by searching www.petinsurance.com. All of their plans are underwritten by the National Casualty Company and the company headquarters are in Brea, California. VPI had below-average customer service marks across several sites. But since it was brought…

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Cat Eye Discharge

It’s very common for cats to have watery, goopy or even a little crusty discharge around the eyes. While it typically isn’t something to be concerned about, it can at times indicate an eye problem that needs to be looked at by your veterinarian. There are a few reasons why your cat will have watery…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Pet Insurance Review

What’s New In 2021 For Blue Cross Blue Shield Pet Insurance How Has Covid-19 Affected Blue Cross Blue Shield Pet Insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield worked with Meharry Medical College to offer clinical trials for one of the Covid-19 vaccines in March of 2021.  BCBS also made a joint statement regarding the rise in insurance…

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Boxer Dog Breed Information

The Boxer is an athletic, short-haired breed that originated in Germany. These fairly large dogs, weighing on average around 70 pounds (32 kg), are intensely loyal to their owners and make great companions for individuals and families. They make excellent guard dogs, though they dislike being left alone. Boxers eventually mellow with age, but they…

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