New Year’s Eve tips for keeping your pets safe

New Year’s Eve tips for keeping your pets safe

New Year’s Eve through to New Year’s Day is The Lost Dogs’ Home busiest 24-hours of the year, as we are inundated with lost and anxious pets that have escaped their homes in fear of booming fireworks.  Pyrotechnics as well as thunderstorms – which are not uncommon...
Animal Poison Control Info

Animal Poison Control Info

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied...
Gingivitis In Cats

Gingivitis In Cats

Gingivitis is considered the earliest stage of periodontal disease. This stage is reversible with proper care. It is indicated by inflammation of the gingiva, or gums. In the early phases of gingivitis, some plaque is present and there is a mild redness of the gums,...
Dental Cleaning for Dogs and Cats

Dental Cleaning for Dogs and Cats

Eighty-five percent of all pets have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years of age. Dental disease can result in bad breath, painful chewing, and tooth loss. Bacteria under the gum can travel to the heart, kidneys, and liver. A professional dental cleaning...