Attention pet owners: Up to 35% of veterinarians report that a pharmacy has altered their prescription. Here’s what you need to know!
Category: Pet Health
12 Pros and Cons of the Veterinary House Calls
Veterinary house calls provide lots of stories — some sad, some worrisome, some bizarre.
Dealing With Canine Flatulence
Our relationship with our dogs’ flatulence is a complicated one. We should be able to measure these opinions on a fartmeter.
Can Cats Carry Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are a problem that have many people asking how they spread.
A Walking Time Bomb? The Trouble With Ira Glass’s Dog, Piney.
A constantly muzzled, Prozac-taking, kangaroo-eating pit bull has changed the lives of the NPR host and his wife. Mostly for the worst.
10 Fresh and Easy Ways to Exercise a Cat
Exercise is key in combating obesity in cats. Check out our awesome infographic that shows some easy ways to exercise a cat that are free, fun and homemade.
Vomiting and Diarrhea in Dogs and Cats: An Expert Guide
Pets commonly suffer from upset digestive systems. But sometimes vomiting and diarrhea in dogs and cats can indicate a serious illness.
Can Cats Eat Chocolate?
We all know (or at least I hope you do) that chocolate is a big no-no for dogs. But what about cats? Can cats eat chocolate? Read this article to find out.
Why Do Ferrets Have So Many Health Problems?
Newbie ferret owners often have no idea that a pet with so much spunk and vitality has a good chance of becoming ill at a young age.
Meet the Cuterebra — It Will Haunt Your Dreams
Ever heard of a Cuterebra? They are rare, but when you find one, you don’t forget it. Yes, they are maggots that can grow on dogs and cats.
What Is It About Breeders That Makes Veterinarians’ Blood Boil?
It’s time for me to speak out: So much of what breeders tell pet buyers is wacky — and often puts the puppy or kitten’s health in jeopardy.
Helping a Dog Get Over a Urine-Marking Addiction
What if a slight change in the normal routine is enough to cause a leg lift? Think of a urine-marking dog as suffering from an addiction.
Pets and Elderly People: It’s Time for a Talk
Pets and elderly people can be a great combination. But caution is urged. Senior citizens face daily responsibilities when caring for a pet.
Caring for a Diabetic Cat: The Good and The Bad of Diabetes Care
No, diabetes is not a death sentence for your cat. Here’s what you should know, including symptoms, treatment — and the cost of insulin for cats.
What to Do With Your Dog When You Travel
Time for a family vacation? Advance planning for your dog is key while you’re away. Check out this article on summer vacation for dogs.