10 Most Common Human Medication Dangers for Pets

Article Featured on AVMA

Anyone who takes medication prescribed for someone else puts themselves at risk of illness or even death – and this applies to your pets, too! Although there are many medications used in both animals and people, the effects, doses needed, and other things aren’t always the same.

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5 Ways To Say “I Love You” on National Pet Day!

BY ANDREA HUSPENI | Article Featured on ThisDogLife

Today, marks National Pet Day, a holiday to celebrate our special best friends – be it your dog, cat, bunny, reptile or some other lovely creature.

For us, dogs rule the roost. They bring us so much joy, love and laughs. They never let us down, . . . → Read More: 5 Ways To Say “I Love You” on National Pet Day!

Spring Pet Care Tips

Article Featured on Douglas Feed & Pet Supply

The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you’re a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring . . . → Read More: Spring Pet Care Tips

How to Bottle Feed Your Kitten

Article Featured on Douglas Pet Feed & Supply

Newborn kittens require delicate care and specific nutrition to thrive in their first few hours, days, and weeks of life. Ideally, the mother cat should be well-equipped to nurture her kittens, but this isn’t always possible. If necessary, bottle feeding kittens can be a suitable substitute . . . → Read More: How to Bottle Feed Your Kitten

Why are my dog's eyelids and muzzle swollen. What happened?

By Dr. Jenna Ashton DVM, MS, DACVIM | Article Featured on VetStreet.com

Swelling of the eyelids and face, hives and facial itching (or pawing at the face) are common signs of an allergic reaction. Essentially, this occurs when the dog’s immune system generates an exaggerated response to a foreign substance. While dogs can have . . . → Read More: Why are my dog’s eyelids and muzzle swollen. What happened?

Contact Your Veterinarian When Your Dog Shows These Signs

Article Featured on PawFriendly.com

The following information may help you decide which conditions are absolute emergencies, and which ones may let you take a “wait and see” attitude. If your dog is sick or injured and you are unsure of the severity of the condition, it is always best to err on the side . . . → Read More: Contact Your Veterinarian When Your Dog Shows These Signs

Simple Boredom Busters You May Never Have Considered

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Felines in the wild (including big cats and neighborhood feral colonies) are typically lean, lithe and on the move. It’s the nature of all cats to be active, and in fact it’s essential to their physical and emotional health. I believe the . . . → Read More: Simple Boredom Busters You May Never Have Considered

Should You Stay Away From Your Pets if You Have the Flu?

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker

When flu season rolls around, you may start to wonder if you can pass the virus on to your pets, perhaps perpetuating a vicious cycle of flu transmission within your own household. While not common, human-to-pet flu transmission, known as “reverse zoonosis,” has happened.

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How Your Dog Tells You He’s in Pain

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker

Because humans rely so heavily on spoken communication, it can be challenging at times to understand what’s happening with the nonverbal members of our families — the ones covered in fur who bark but don’t talk. This can be particularly stressful in situations where a pet may be . . . → Read More: How Your Dog Tells You He’s in Pain

How To Treat A Sebaceous Cyst On A Cat

By Dr. TB Thompson | Article Featured on Pet Life Today

When you’re cuddling with your cat, you expect to feel soft, smooth fur, not lumps and bumps! It’s alarming to feel unidentified bumps under your cat’s skin. If you’ve been told by your vet your cat has a sebaceous cyst, you may still . . . → Read More: How To Treat A Sebaceous Cyst On A Cat