Follow this expert guide to transition your dog to a new food over the course of at least 1 week. Here’s what you need to know.
Author: Dr. Pippa Elliott, BVMS, MRCVS
Putting Your Dog in a Costume? Follow These Dog Costume Tips.
Here are some important dog costume tips that everyone should follow to keep their pets safe and comfortable in their costumes.
8 Things to Know About Cherry Eye (Including How It’s Treated)
Despite its sometimes angry-red appearance, cherry eye is not painful for dogs.
Do Dogs Like Hugs? Is It OK to Kiss Your Dog? Get the Facts.
Hugging an unwilling dog puts them under stress — which means they may bite next.
What to Do When Your Cat Refuses to Use the Litter Box
If your cat refuses to use the litter box, don’t ignore it. The longer this goes on, the more established it becomes. Here’s what to do.
Dog Burping: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (And More)
Unless there are other signs of ill health, it’s normal for dogs to burp. Here’s some advice — including what to do if the burping becomes excessive.
What Does It Mean When a Kitten Is Eating Litter?
Young kittens like to put things in their mouth. Sometimes that might mean a kitten is eating cat litter. Here are a few thoughts on what might be going on.
Doggy Sunglasses: Does Your Pup Need Eye Protection?
There are specific circumstances where dogs may indeed benefit from wearing doggy sunglasses or goggles. Here’s what you need to know.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA): A Cause of Blindness in Dogs
If your pet is having trouble navigating or keeps bumping into things, PRA might be a possible cause.
Are Steroids Safe for Cats and Dogs? (It’s About Benefits vs. Risk.)
Steroids have a bad reputation, but they can potentially do a lot of good for your pet if used responsibly.
What to Do When Your Dog Is Vomiting Yellow Bile
Is your older dog vomiting yellow bile, especially in the morning? Here’s what you should know.
COVID-19 Test for Pets: 10 Facts You Need to Know
Just because something is possible doesn’t mean we should be using it … or does it? Here are some answers to questions about the new COVID-19 test for pets.
Sick Pets, Screaming Clients: The Life of a Veterinarian During COVID-19
Here are some of my observations about the realities of working as a veterinarian during the COVID-19 pandemic. (And, yes, it’s all true.)
Easter Baskets and Pets: Watch Out for These 4 Hidden Hazards
Chocolate bunnies might be traditional holiday treats, but the contents of your child’s Easter basket can pose a serious danger to your dog or cat.
Xylitol Poisoning in Pets: Know the Facts
These days, animal poison control centers receive thousands of calls across North America about accidental xylitol poisoning in pets.