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    How Clean Is Your Pet’s Mouth?

    Sep 06 2011

    Some people hold the belief that it is okay for a dog or cat to ‘clean' their wounds by licking them, or that their mouths are clean. But if you think about the places that they put their mouths,…

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    Preservatives in Pet Food

    Sep 06 2011

    The main energy sources in pet foods are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. All of these ingredients must be preserved against spoilage from organisms such as bacteria and molds, and from spoilage by…

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    Five signs that your animal might be in pain

    Sep 06 2011

    In a world of ‘kill or be killed', even predatory animals have evolved to hide signs of pain. This sometimes makes it very difficult for us to tell when our furry or feathered companions are in…

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    Rabies as a human health threat

    Sep 06 2011

    In August 2010, the Peruvian Health Ministry reported an outbreak of rabies in humans caused by bites from vampire bats. Vampire bats normally feed on blood from livestock or other animals, attacking…