4 Things Rabbit Owners Need To Know About Malocclusion
2 November 2015
Rabbit teeth are very different from human teeth. Rabbits have open-rooted teeth, which means that they grow continuously throughout their lives. This means that they don't need to worry about their teeth becoming worn down, but it presents other problems, like malocclusion. Here are four things you need to know about rabbits and malocclusion.
What is malocclusion?
Malocclusion means that your rabbit's teeth are overgrown. Overgrown teeth don't come together properly, which makes it hard for your rabbit to bite and chew food.
Taking Care Of Your New Puppy: What You Should Know
18 August 2015
When you get yourself your first new puppy, you may feel overwhelmed with the cuteness and the fun of bringing it home. However, there are many responsibilities and factors you will need to consider when you do so. Puppies are essentially like small children in a lot of ways. They need medical (veterinary) care, support, guidance, and discipline in order to adjust to their place in the world and into your home environment, as well as to stay healthy.
Pet Boarding For Exotic Animals
12 August 2015
When you're going to be out of town, you may wonder how you can find a good care provider for your pet, especially if it's an exotic animal such as a snake, rabbit, or a ferret. Pet boarding facilities are often your best option for housing an exotic animal, since they can provide knowledgeable care. Here's what you need to know about boarding an exotic animal.
Pet Boarding Provides Critical Access to Healthcare
The Hairy Details: Why Is My Dog Losing His Fur?
7 August 2015
Almost all dogs shed their old and damaged fur. However, if your dog has bald spots, an extremely dry coat, or fur that falls out in large chunks, there may be a problem. Here are some of the reasons your canine friend may be losing his fur.
Cushing's disease, otherwise known as hyperadrenocorticism, occurs when the adrenal glands produce too much of the hormone cortisol. Typically, the pituitary gland regulates how much cortisol is released into the bloodstream.