Top six (preventable!) pet health problems

The importance of this is confirmed in the 2011 “State of Pet Health” Report, a 40 page comprehensive summary of research conducted by Banfield Pet Hospital, a nationwide network of veterinary hospitals. Compiled from medical data from more than 2.1 million dogs and 450,000 cats, the report lists the most common diagnoses in dogs and cats, and details six specific and preventable health conditions that are increasingly affecting our pets:

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Natural, safe remedies for flea prevention and control

With the onset of warmer temperatures and the accompanying outdoor pleasures, also comes the aggravation of flea and tick season. We recently asked our fans to share their favorite natural flea remedies with us on our Facebook page and as a result, we received so many great home remedies that we thought: let’s research them a bit more and share them in a blog post! It’s great to know that there are many safe and effective natural options that will help prevent a flea infestation as well as rid your home of the unwelcome pests if they have already made themselves at home.

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