Don’t expect to be able to simply walk into the veterinary clinic with your pet. Here’s what to know about going to the vet during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chocolate can be very toxic to your dog — but the amount and type of chocolate matters a lot. Here’s what you need to know.
Rabies is a preventable disease that can cause a bizarre array of signs leading to death. It’s not a pleasant topic, but you need to take it seriously.
Puppy breath is normal until 12 weeks old. Some people like it. But if you think your puppy’s breath is especially bad, here’s what you should know.
These drugs are not benign. Whether you’re taking antidepressants or your pet is taking them, what you don’t know about them can hurt you both.
Catnip generally is harmless — and, no, cats cannot overdose on it. However, they CAN get sick from eating a large amount of catnip. Let me explain…
Dogs exhibiting extreme behaviors during deep sleep — such as screaming and thrashing around — could actually be suffering from an REM sleep disorder.
Some diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans — but lice is not one of them.
Eye mucus is common in dogs — however, excessive discharge (especially when it’s yellow or yellow-green) is a sign of trouble.
Don’t despair. Take my advice to help maintain a good quality of life for both you and your aging pet.
Even if your pet has been enduring a long illness, nobody is truly prepared for death. Here’s our best advice for what to do when your pet dies.
Cable TV’s famous veterinarian has faced charges of negligence and incompetence since his show first aired.
Elderly cats who begin to yowl loudly may be suffering from something serious but treatable. Here’s what you should know.
There is no safe ibuprofen (Advil) dosage for dogs. It is dangerous. In fact, even Tylenol and aspirin can be unsafe. Here’s what you need to know.
Hard truth: There is no “one technique” that enables all people to give pills to all cats. Here’s my best advice.