As a dog owner, you learn to read your pet’s varied emotions. Of course, your favorite emotion is when you pet is happy and engaged with you and your family, but negative emotions like fear and stress are often less visible than excited tail-wagging.… Read More
There’s a dental disease that’s sweeping the cat population and is widely under-treated: feline tooth resorption. This painful condition is thought to affect around 40 percent of adult cats, but because many owners simply don’t know how to recognize its symptoms, cats don’t always receive the prompt treatment they need. … Read More
A sleek, shiny, full coat is a sign of a healthy cat, so when your cat begins losing hair, there’s definitely cause for concern. Some causes of hair loss in cats are quite serious, while others are minor and easily managed. You and your vet should explore these potential explanations … Read More
Dogs are often quicker to warm up to people, while some cats may be more cautious about bonding with their owners. Your new cat might seem independent and aloof. But don’t worry—that doesn’t mean the cat isn’t friendly and affectionate.
These tips can help you develop a positive relationship with … Read More
As a beloved member of your family, your dog brings a lot of joy to your life. And like any human family member, your pup deserves to be well taken care of. You feed, exercise, and play with your dog daily, and you even spoil him or her with the … Read More
Having a sick pet can be worrisome for pet parents, but the situation is even worse when you don’t know the cause of the problem. The right diagnostic tools can help you and your veterinarian understand the problem more quickly and accurately, so your pet can receive the best possible … Read More
Cats and dogs get into all sorts of things they shouldn’t, from your garden to your trashcan. Sometimes, the only damage is to your property. Other times, your cat or dog’s misadventures can end with negative health consequences like vomiting or worse.
As a pet parent, you keep careful watch over your dog, and you know when something isn’t right. Canines can easily get a scratch or a bruise, and sometimes they may get the odd bump on the nose when their curiosity gets the best of them. But not all aches … Read More
Some dogs have a lot of energy. They run laps around the house, chew on items left on the floor, bark at anything that moves, and constantly seek their owner’s attention. Though dogs may be sweet, loving, and adorable, this type of ongoing behavior can drive their humans crazy.
Whether you’re planning on buying or adopting your first puppy or adding another one to your family, you want to ensure your furry friend has a great life with you. But do you know exactly which steps you need to take so your puppy is prepared to come live in … Read More