Chocolate Poisoning

With Valentine's day coming up, it is not uncommon for us to encounter dogs with chocolate poisoning. Chocolate contains theobromine...

Arthritis and cold weather

Canine arthritis is a chronic, progressive disease in which the cartilage between the joints degenerates causing pain, stiffness and...

Urinary Obstruction in Cats

Autumn is just around the corner. As the temperature drops, you may also notice a drop in your cat's water intake as well. This produces...

Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats

If you ever spent the summer in Tokyo, then you must have experienced the unbelievably hot and humid weather and would probably...

Mosquito Bite Hypersensitivity

Along with the warm and humid days of summer comes the mosquito. Some cats are allergic to mosquitos and by getting bitten, it causes...

Rainy season

The rainy season (known as Tsuyu) has arrived in Tokyo. This season brings not only heavy amount of rain, but also causes high humidity...

Vaccinating your pet

Vaccines are an essential part of your pet's protection against serious infectious diseases. Some diseases are common, easily spread and...

Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm prevention for dogs is an important concern for every pet owner. This parasitic infestation is a serious medical problem and...