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Humans aren’t the only ones who can suffer from arthritis. This painful disease of the joints can also affect our furry companions, and often the signs are hard to spot. If arthritis is found in your dog, your vet may recommend lifestyle… Read More
Cats will go bonkers for these catnip crackers, so save them for rainy days and special occasions. You can pay a lot more for commercial cat treats, but they wont measure up to these fresh, homemade ones.
Pet owners who are concerned that their furry companion may go missing often choose to have their pets microchipped – but what is it and is it right for you? Microchipping provides an extra level of security that goes beyond your pet… Read More
Odd as it may sound, pets can get depressed just like humans. But animals, of course, are not able to express their pain as easily, causing them to suffer longer without relief. Pet depression often occurs after a change has happened in the… Read More
“Target was a goofy, happy dog,” Sgt. Terry Young, 38, says. “One day I was playing quarterback on the parade grounds of our compound in Paktia Province. I dropped back to pass, and this dog rushed me, dancing all about.”
When Target and… Read More
Healthcare costs aren’t just skyrocketing for humans. The cost of treating your pets can easily top $1,000 – and there’s no Obama health care plan in the works for Fido.
VPI, a provider of pet health insurance, tallied … Read More
It’s a summertime rite of passage for many families: You take your child to the local carnival, he wins a game … and you’re stuck with a sickly-looking goldfish in a plastic bag. Your kid declares that little Nemo is his new best … Read More
The warm summer months are the perfect time to take your dog with you for outdoor, family fun. But with the rising temperatures, dogs can easily get overheated in the summer, causing them to become dehydrated and sick. Not only is it … Read More
Hitting the road with Rover this summer? Protect your pet with these safe-driving tips from AAA
It’s no secret that many dogs dread bath time. Luckily, there are ways to make the experience easier and more pleasant for your pooch—and you!
Would you consider health insurance for your pet? In the article “Containing the Costs of Pet Care,” The New York Times says pet insurance is one of a handful of strategies for saving money should something serious happen to your pet… Read More
Is Fluffy looking a little pudgy? Your pet may be overweight for the same reason the rest of America is. Bigger portions, more snacks in between meals, and less exercise. An extra pound or two on your small dog or cat may not seem like a … Read More
Three experts weigh in on how to get your dog to sleep.
See how search dogs are helping people in Japan, and learn how to lend support to pet rescue groups working to bring care to traumatized, homeless animals.
Got a fat cat or a portly pooch? You’re not alone. More than half of American pets are overweight or obese, according to The Wall Street Journal and the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. The good news is that veterinarians consider … Read More
Following in the footsteps of their owners, dogs and cats are becoming obese at an alarming rate. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention states that, “one-fifth of dogs and cats are obese — weighing 30% over a healthy weight.” … Read More