Obesity is a prevalent finding in our fur babies, which can significantly affect their overall health. In honor of Pet Obesity Awareness Day, Veterinarian and Pets In Need volunteer board member, Dr. Jack Walkenhorst, discusses pet obesity and shares tips for pet owners to recognize, prevent and treat obesity, before it’s too late.
Although diabetes is a well-known disease, many pet owners don’t realize it’s not only prevalent in humans, but in our pets too. Raising awareness of diabetes in pets is especially important because although it’s not curable, the disease is more manageable the earlier it’s diagnosed. In support of National Pet Diabetes month this November, Veterinarian and Pets In Need volunteer board member, Dr. Jack Walkenhorst, discusses the signs, symptoms and management of pet diabetes.
It’s a common misconception that our pets are naturally equipped to survive the cold winter months. But the fact is, winter can actually be a quite dangerous season if we don’t take proper precautions to protect our animals. Pets In Need veterinarian and board member, Dr. Jack Walkenhorst discusses winter season hazards for your pets to avoid.