Pet Obesity – Let’s End This Epidemic

Pet Obesity – Let’s End This Epidemic

At PetTrax, we are focused on helping pet owners keep their pets healthy through proper nutrition, portion/calorie control, and exercise. Pet obesity is, by far, the biggest health issue facing our loved cats and dogs. Overweight and obese pets are much more likely to contract a chronic disease than their healthy weight counterparts. Causes of Pet Obesity Just

Help your dogs survive the pain of IVDD

Help your dogs survive the pain of IVDD

This week’s guest blogger is Lisa Luckenbach. Lisa is the founder and creator of WiggleLess® Back Braces for dogs. Read about her personal struggle caring for dogs with IVDD, some tips and medications that help dogs with IVDD, and her back braces that can help ease the pain.  The actual Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) diagnosis was a shock to us

6 Tips for Keeping Your Cats Healthy

6 Tips for Keeping Your Cats Healthy

Cats bring so much joy to our lives providing love and companionship. Studies have proven owners of cats (and dogs) tend to live healthier lives. So, don’t forget to give back and do the right things to keep your cats healthy. My top 6 tips for keeping your cats healthy are as follows: Veterinary Check-ups – it is very

Therapy Animals – Bringing Smiles to People Everywhere

Therapy Animals – Bringing Smiles to People Everywhere

If you’re an animal lover, you have probably been hearing about how therapy cats and dogs are helping more and more people deal with stressful situations. Most common uses of therapy animals are in hospitals. Handlers bring their animals into hospitals to see patients who are dealing with stress and anxiety. These pets are trained to provide therapeutic

Vomiting Cat? Normal or Something to Worry About

Vomiting Cat? Normal or Something to Worry About

Cats tend to vomit from time to time. Virtually all cat owners will tell you that they experience this with their cats. While this can be a ‘clean-up’ hassle (particularly when they throw-up on the carpet), a vomiting cat is usually related something minor. Usually, cat vomiting is caused by your cat eating too quickly, eating too much, or