These days, animal poison control centers receive thousands of calls across North America about accidental xylitol poisoning in pets.
“Can I give COVID-19 to my dog or cat?” “Can I get it from them?” Here are some answers to questions you may have, plus lots of helpful information.
If your dog seems sick, you may want to learn how to use a dog thermometer. But don’t just poke around blindly — you could hurt them! Here’s what to do.
Wolf-dog hybrids are popular pets, but housing a wild animal in your backyard or walking it on a leash when it was meant to roam free is just plain wrong.
Yes, cats who are forced to step inside an unclean litter box risk getting bladder inflammation or even a urinary tract infection. Get the facts in this article.
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.
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.
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.
You are often in a better position than even your veterinarian to know if your cat has gone deaf. Here are some of the signs to look for.
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…
Dangerous doses begin at just 1–2 grapes for a 10-pound dog, or 3–4 grapes for a 20-pound dog. Here’s what you need to know.
Dogs exhibiting extreme behaviors during deep sleep — such as screaming and thrashing around — could actually be suffering from an REM sleep disorder.
Being a “tripod” dog or cat is not a curse. Read this fascinating article to find out how 3-legged pets adjust to life after amputation.
Some diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans — but lice is not one of them.
Around 7% of male dogs are cryptorchid, meaning the dogs have only one or no testicles. The best option for missing testicle is surgery. Here’s why.