Post by: Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ Dog Surgery A-Z Kelly Serfas, a Certified Veterinary Technician in Bethlehem, PA, contributed to this article. Anesthesia can be scary. In addition to understanding the particulars of anesthesia, make sure you understand the real risks for your particular pet by asking following questions of your vet, general […]
In Celebration of National Service/Guide Dog Month, we’re sharing this great article from Jenna Stregowski, RVT at The Spruce Pet. You have probably heard the terms service dog and assistance dog before, but do you know what these terms truly mean? Generally speaking, a service dog or assistance dog is a working dog specially trained to help […]
By Maggie Clancy @ CatTime.com From an office desk, working from home can seem pretty glamorous. You mostly get to set your own hours, wake up whenever you want, and wear your pajamas to work. However, those of us who work from home know that our work days aren’t as fancy free and easy as […]
From Preventative Vet Many people are finding themselves working from home and dogs everywhere are reveling in having their humans around all the time. But working with your pets around can be tough — just try being on a conference call with a barking dog in the background, or a puppy who wants your constant […]
Below are some useful tips for keeping your cat cool during a summer heatwave. On the rare occasion we experience a prolonged period of high temperatures, cats are often quite comfortable and will even seek out ‘hot spots’ on window sills or in gardens to laze in the sun.
From the Doggington Post Did you know dogs aren’t actually color blind? How about that the Newfoundland has webbed feet to help it swim? Or, that a third of all pet owners have admitted to speaking to their dog over the answering machine when they weren’t at home? Read these and other weird facts […]
From CatsOnCatnip For everything that we love and adore about cats, there are equally confusing, head-scratching things about them as well. We know they are creative when bathing themselves, cough up hairballs, purr for a variety of reasons, and that they are spunky, personality-driven creatures but there are so many things many of us often […]
From the Oregon Zoo Mom and new arrival are doing well in private maternity den, according to keepers What’s cuter than a red panda? How about a baby red panda? Fluffy 4-year-old Mei Mei has given birth to a cub at the Oregon Zoo. The new arrival entered the world June 18 and weighs about […]
From the ASPCA On Tuesday, July 21, the ASPCA will be celebrating national No Pet Store Puppies Day. This is a great chance to educate your friends and family about what happens in puppy mills and about the benefits of adopting from a shelter or rescue group instead!
Article sourced from PetPlace One of the scariest experiences you can have as a pet parent is to lose your animal. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or ASPCA, looked into how many pets get lost every year. The organization found that 15 percent of pet guardians had lost a dog or […]