Many of us have heard stories about pets who have ingested things outside of their regular diets. Maybe you’ve heard of a dog who ate someone’s socks and underwear, or maybe you have first-hand experience dealing with your cat who ate a piece from a plastic plant. In any case, foreign body ingestion in pets can be very concerning. It is important to recognize the signs and know what to do if your pet eats something that they shouldn’t!
Found a mysterious creepy crawly thing on your pet? Wondering whether to panic? Let's talk about ticks, those tiny little creatures that can be so dangerous to your pet.
Sometimes we know instinctively when something is good for us, like owning a cat or eating chocolate (OK, perhaps chocolate isn’t the best example!)...
Reward-based training, good communication and structure is useful as a basis for fixing many different types of behavior problems.
Hypothyroidism is a fairly common, easily managed disease as long as dog owners are in tune to their pup and know the presenting signs.
Ringworm is not a worm at all and is not just for cats either. Learn the signs of Ringworm and how to treat this fungal organism.
Biting flies hassling our dogs can seem like a difficult problem to solve. Learn some simple strategies to get rid of those pesky flies for good.
With the proper training and preparation, walking with your cat can be an enjoyable and enriching experience for both of you. It will help satisfy your cat’s instinctual outdoor appetite and it provides a great bonding experience unlike any indoor activity.
If your knowledge of guinea pigs is hazy and this unfamiliarity makes you hesitate, then fear not. Here is everything you need know about this fascinating, friendly species.
Your dog will likely drink around 15-25ml per lb of body weight per day. There is variation depending on the water content in their food and exercise.
Acupuncture is useful for certain conditions in animals, particularly conditions that require additional pain control. Here's what you need to know.
For many dogs warm weather brings on the torment of the itch. It can be hard to get to the underlying cause, but there are some strategies that can help.
So, you’re thinking about getting a dog? According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over 37% of US households have dogs, so why not own a dog yourself?
Playtime offers physical and mental benefits that help keep your dog happy and healthy. We share some useful tips for helping your dog have fun with and without you.
If your cat has sore or scabby skin, get her seen by a vet. Skin disease is a strong sign that something is wrong, be that with the skin itself or as a complication of another problem.
To answer the question of how big your pup will get, here is an overview of how long puppies grow for, how breed affects size, and to predict the pup’s adult weight from his current one.
Fleas are a problem for most of our pets. We have everything you need to know about fleas, flea products, and how to keep them under control.
Ferrets are inquisitive pets and have an amazing capacity for learning. We share the basics of how to train a ferret to sit, shake paws and more.