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10 Things Your Pet Could Be Allergic To

10 Things Your Pet Could Be Allergic To

Every seasonal change brings in a handful allergies. Many people suffer from pollen allergies during the springtime causing sneezing, congestion and a runny nose which is why the month of May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Likewise, your pets can be allergic to a lot of things, even without you really knowing about […]


5 Signs Your Pet Has Asthma

5 Signs Your Pet Has Asthma

Asthma is a common and sometimes debilitating condition that affects millions of humans every day. You may not know, however, that it is also a common problem for many of our pets. The month of May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Asthma can be a scary condition and, if left untreated, can cause […]


Allergies In Dogs

Allergies In Pets, Scratching The Surface

The Humane Society of America estimates that over 60% of American homes have pets. Dogs and cats remain the most common pets in America, accounting for more than 90% of the total number of pets in the country. This trend is quite encouraging as it means humans are showing love to other species more than […]


Why Animals Are Good For Your Health

Reasons Why Owning A Pet Is Good For Your Health

According to the American Pet Products Association, over 86 million cats and 78 million dogs are owned in the United States. So, it goes without saying that pet ownership is a big thing in America. And rightly so. They offer much-needed companionship, and can somehow instantly turn a bad day, into a good one. The […]


How To Clip a Dog’s Toenails

How To Clip a Dog’s Toenails

All dog owners must have a feeling of dread overcoming them whenever it’s time to clip their pet’s toenails. Either past experiences with this daunting task might have deterred them, or stories about what has happened with other dog owners and their dogs can scare people to postpone this necessary task indefinitely. However, much like […]


How Often Should I Bathe My Dog or Cat

How Often Should I Bathe My Dog or Cat?

Your dog or cat has natural ways of keeping clean without a bath, but this will vary in effectiveness from animal to animal. Cats use the sandpaper texture on their tongues to clear away dirt, and dogs will roll in sand or soil to stimulate the removal of excess hair and debris. Many homeowners, understandably, […]


Tips for Handling Dog Shed

Tips for Handling Dog Shed

We love our dogs, and even thinking about trading them in for a “hair-free home” isn’t an option for most people. Still, the build-up of dog hair shed on literally every surface of your house can be a nuisance. First, it’s important to remember that this isn’t your dog’s fault. All dogs shed because they […]


My Cat Vomits Frequently When To See

My Cat Vomits Frequently: When To See Rock Road Animal Hospital

Most likely, all cat owners have seen their cat occasionally vomit. It most cases, it is an isolated event and not a cause for alarm. The cat perhaps ate too quickly or got too playful too soon after eating. But, if your cat vomits frequently, there may be a serious cause that needs medical attention. […]


Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe This Winter

Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe This Winter

How much trouble can your pet get into during the winter? While your dog or cat may be spending more time inside and around you, accidents can still happen. Chilly seasonal temperatures in St. Louis can affect your pet, especially smaller animals or those that spend a lot of time outside. Meanwhile, a bored dog […]


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