Beware peanut butter containing xylitol for dogs

Some brands of peanut butter contain the sweetener xylitol which is extremely toxic to dogs.

What is the specific gravity reading on your pet’s urine test?

The specific gravity reading on your dog and cat’s urine test is a reflection of the ability of your pet’s kidneys to concentrate urine.
It is very helpful to keep note of this reading over time.

What if you find blood in your dog or cat’s urine?

Any positive result with the blood parameter should be taken serious and further investigation by a veterinarian is needed to determine the cause.

Your dog or cat’s pH

Testing for and recording your dog or cat’s pH value is very helpful in protecting your pet’s good health.

At home urine test for pets : SHARK TANK

When we developed ThePetCheckup several years ago, we knew that it was a revolutionary new product that would help many animals to live longer and healthier lives. We knew that being able to detect potential problems at home before symptoms appeared would open up a whole new level of care for pet caregivers.

Being proactive with your dog and cat’s healthcare has big rewards for everyone

Catching an illness at an early stage benefits your pet, you, and your veterinarian. It is a win/win/win situation.

A note from ThePetCheckup: new method to test your pet’s urine

ThePetCheckup is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod users!

More info on the new iOS method to test your pet’s urine

We now have a second method of testing your pet’s urine at home. This one is for iOS users and an Android version will be coming out shortly.

Home urine test for dogs and cat now in digital format

New method for testing dog and cats urine available for iOS users.

When “head pressing” can be a sign of a serious illness

If you see your dog or cat do this with their head, it is a sign that they need immediate medical attention.