Thursday, September 21, 2023

What You Should Know About Heartworm in Dogs and Cats

As a pet owner, you've probably heard of heartworm, though you may not be sure what exactly it is or how it can affect...
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Top 8 Household Hazards to Pet Birds

Pet birds are surprisingly delicate, and many things in your home can actually pose a serious threat to their health and wellbeing. Continue reading...
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Laser Toys for Cats: Are They Harmful?

Laser toys for cats and kittens have been around for quite awhile now but their use remains controversial among cat behaviorists and veterinarians. While...
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Dog Hair Dye: Harmless Fashion Statement or Borderline Animal Cruelty?

There was a big fad in China a few years back where people were dying their pets to look like wild animals such as...
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Feline Urinary Tract Disease: A Common Problem With Natural Remedies

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in felines, with urethral obstruction more common in males than...
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Animal Chiropractors: What to Know

Although there has been anecdotal evidence of chiropractic therapy being used on animals for centuries, there was no formal organization or training available until...
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American Heart Association: Dogs Are Good For Your Heart

File this one under: we knew it was so. The American Heart Association recently publicly released a statement declaring that pets, especially dogs, are good...
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4 Reasons Why Your Pet Should Get an Annual Exam by a Vet

Because your dog or cat can't communicate to you when he isn't feeling well, and because animals are sometimes able to mask symptoms of...
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Can Medicinal Marijuana Help Pets Deal With Pain?

It takes a lot for your pet to actually show that it’s in pain. Pets, like children, refuse to believe they can be injured,...

Why Can’t the Jerky Dog Treat Mystery Be Solved?

Over the past six years, more than 3,600 dogs (and 10 cats) have been reported as getting sick after eating jerky pet treats. Of...