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.
If you have a pet who likes to romp around your garden, don’t plant anything that might be toxic to them, such as azaleas and Jimson weed.
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.
These days, animal poison control centers receive thousands of calls across North America about accidental xylitol poisoning in pets.
If you rely solely on the weather to trigger your tortoise’s alarm call and they oversleep, your tortoise is already at a disadvantage.
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.
If your dog has broken a nail, or torn a nail, you can do something right now. Here’s what you need to know about treating a broken nail in a dog.
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.
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.
People ask me why I devoted so much of my life to caring for my ailing German Shepherd. All I can say is that I got so much more in return than what I gave.
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.