• Gastroenteritis in Pets

    Lengthy bouts of vomiting and diarrhea can be a sign that your pet has gastroenteritis, a common condition that occurs when the lining of the stomach and intestines becomes irritated. Since frequent diarrhea and vomiting can lead to dehydration, a visit to the veterinarian is a good idea if you notice

    Read more
  • What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

    Using antibiotics incorrectly may harm, rather than help, your pet.

    Read more
  • Training Tips for Your Pets

    Has training your pet been a frustrating experience? These training tips may help.

    Read more
  • World Rabies Day

    Has your pet's rabies vaccine expired? Update it during World Rabies Day on September 28.

    Read more
  • 8 Common Reasons Why Your Dog is Snoring

    Do you know why your dog snores?

    Read more
  • Becoming a Service Dog: Training and Temperament Are Key Factors

    Service dogs help thousands of disabled Americans become more independent. The first service dogs guided visually impaired people, but today, the dogs assist people who have a variety of disabilities, ranging from hearing loss to seizures to cerebral palsy. Before a dog can become a service animal, it

    Read more
  • How to Make Vet Visits a More Pleasant Experience for Your Pet

    Does your pet dislike visiting the vet? These tips may make visits less stressful.

    Read more
  • Should Your Dog Wear a Backpack?

    Thinking about buying a backpack for your dog? Consider these factors before you visit the pet store.

    Read more
  • Secondhand Smoke Affects Pets Too

    The effects of secondhand smoke on people are well-documented. Exposure to tobacco smoke causes a variety of serious health problems, including stroke, heart disease, and lung cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not surprisingly, secondhand smoke also increases the risk

    Read more
  • Identifying Dementia in Senior Dogs

    Have you noticed changes in your older dog's behavior?

    Read more
  • Could Those Sniffles Be a Symptom of the Feline Flu?

    Can you spot the signs of feline flu?

    Read more
  • How to Help Your Cat Get More Exercise

    When's the last time your cat worked out? Daily exercise can help keep your furry friend healthy.

    Read more
  • 9 Reasons Your Cat May Be Losing Weight

    Does your cat look thinner than usual? One of these nine reasons may explain why your cat is losing weight.

    Read more
  • The Canine Genome and DNA Testing

    Have you ever looked at your adopted dog with its short legs, shaggy hair and brown spot encircling one eye, and wondered what dog breeds are in there? Now that science has decoded the DNA of dogs, science can tell us many things. Harvard and MIT programs unraveled the canine DNA sequence in 2006, which

    Read more
  • What to Do If Your Pet Eats Grass

    Wondering what to do if your pet eats grass? Take a look at a few ideas.

    Read more
  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a

    Read more

Featured Links

Click to find out more