If your dog’s tummy turned black, trauma such as chronic licking, scratching or a skin infection could have happened months ago.
While prevention is always the preferred way to protect pets from parasites, infected dogs can fully recover.
Some people think their dogs’ dewclaws should be removed. But dewclaw removal is necessary only in cases of severe injury or disease.
The most common causes of coughing in a dog include kennel cough, chronic bronchitis and collapsing trachea.
Worms in dogs or cats can be a startling discovery. See the veterinarian right away to give your pet the best chance of effective treatment and recovery.
Climate change is already affecting our pets, putting them at higher risk of nasty mosquito- and tick-borne diseases like heartworm and Lyme disease.
Pandora syndrome in cats can be painful, but not all hope is lost. Studies now suggest that lowering stress can help or even cure this condition.
Holiday pet safety is critical for households with pets. Read our expert guide to keeping your dogs, cats and other animals safe this holiday season.
If your dog’s blood test results come back with higher-than-normal liver values, your vet may recommend a liver biopsy — but only after a few more noninvasive tests are performed.
House-training isn’t the only thing to be aware of when you bring your new puppy home. Here’s what to consider in the first 30 days after adopting a puppy.
The risk posed to other cats depends on a few factors, such as their age and how much they interact with the FeLV-positive cat.
Veterinary technicians have a crap job at times (literally), but they are the driving forces that keep your vet’s office running smoothly.
When pet stores mistreat the animals they’re trying to sell, these poor pets may never make it to their forever home. Here’s one recent example.
Yes, specialists can add to the cost of care, but referrals to specialists also mean that your pet is getting overall better treatment.
If your veterinarian asks you to get a radiology consult for your pet, do it — it’s well worth the money, and here’s why.