Causes, What to Do, When to Call a Vet

Dogs naturally lick their paws, but unusually excessive licking may have an underlying cause. If your dog frequently licks the same paw, they could be in pain or have an injury or infection. When you can’t find a clear reason for your dog’s constant paw licking, it’s best to call your vet. Lately, it seems … Read more

The Importance of a Physical Exam

For best health we visit the dentist at least once per year. And like clockwork see your physician for a physical examination. Your pets are biological creatures such as yourself and require the same amount of medical attention, if not even more. The average age expectancy for humans in the United States is 78 years, … Read more

What to know about alopecia, the condition affecting Jada Pinkett Smith

Pinkett Smith has shared publicly that she has alopecia areata, addressing her and other patients’ experiences during her June 1 episode of “Red Table Talk,” her Facebook Watch show. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss on the scalp and elsewhere, according to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation. Hair follicles affected by … Read more

What Does Pet Insurance Cover?

What does pet insurance cover? Pet insurance typically covers pets for accidents, injuries, and illnesses. Regular vet check-ups, vaccinations, preventive medications, and other routine care are expected during the life of a pet. These costs can be budgeted, so they are not typically included in coverage unless added as an additional rider. Pet insurance is … Read more