Monthly Archives: August 2017

Keep Your Pet Healthy and Safe With Preventive Monthly Heartworm Treatment

Heartworm test

In the United States alone, it’s estimated that we own between 70-80 million dogs. For many of us, our dogs (and pets, generally) are like our family. Indeed, a PetFinder.com poll showed that over 60% of dog owners gave their dog a Christmas present. We want to keep our dogs safe and healthy and one way to effectively do so is to take preventive measures, such as investing in heartworm treatment or looking into flea and tick prevention. If you suspect your dog may have heartworm, obtaining a canine heartworm antigen test kit and visiting your veterinarian immediately is imperative. A canine heartworm antigen test kit will confirm the results and if your dog does have heartworm, you

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Pet Health Insurance, a Growing Market

Health of dog breeds

The United States of America is one of the most pet-crazy countries in the world. While dogs may seem to be the national pet, the United States is home to more pet cats — more than 75 million — than any other country in the world. But just like humans, cats get sick. So why is it that we have human health insurance but most of us don’t have cat health insurance? The likely answer is that we just didn’t know it was an option.

Pets are simply part of life these days. According to the ASPCA, about 44% of households have a dog and about 35% of households have a cat. However, since cats are easier to care for, there are actually more pet cats in our country than dogs. This means big m

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