Skunk Trivia Challenge

Skunks are well known for their unique defense mechanism of spraying an oily, thick, and stinky secretion from the anal glands when they feel threatened. How much do you know about skunks? Take our Skunk Trivia Challenge. Skunk Trivia Question 1.  True or False: Skunks can spray up to eight feet away.    Answer: FALSE Skunks can spray 15 to 16 feet away, with precision up to 10 feet…

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How to Make a First Aid Kit for Your Pet

A pet-friendly first aid kit can be useful in the event of an injury to your pet or if you need to evacuate quickly or unexpectedly due to a natural disaster, such as a flood, wildfire, hurricane or tornado. In this article, we will share tips for making a first aid kit* for your pet.   *Please note: The contents of a first aid kit can vary. The recommended list we are providing is just…

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Could My Dog Have Cushing’s Disease?

Could my dog have Cushing’s Disease? What is Cushing’s Disease? Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, is caused by excessive secretion of steroids (cortisol) from the adrenal glands due to a mass on one of the adrenal glands or a small benign growth on the pituitary gland. What are the symptoms? The most common symptoms seen at home are increased thirst and urination, panting, increased hunger, and thinning of the hair coat. Additionally, this condition most commonly…

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