Is it too late to reverse the damage already done to certain brachycephalic, or 'brachy,' breeds? Organizations in both the UK and US are racing to raise awareness and reduce both the popularity and negative impacts in these threatened breeds, some of which are truly suffering.
Many cats in the US haven't visited a veterinarian in the past year, and it may be because 58% of cat owners say their pets hate going to the vet. As of December 2022, 862 clinics were designated cat-friendly. What secrets are they using to help make even the most hesitant of kitties comfortable?
You may already know that a small amount of these two fruits can cause kidney damage, neurological problems and death in dogs. But did you know that even their juices (used in some baked goods and protein bars) are harmful? Be aware, researchers have now added two other items to the 'deadly' list.
Just reading about what happens to a rabies-infected animal is disturbing, but as a pet parent, you must know what to look for if your pet gets into a fight or is attacked by a wild animal. If stricken with rabies, your pet will pass away, so know the best and safest way to protect your dog or cat.
Dr. Brad Roach made a radical decision 10 years into his career that allowed him to quit telling clients 'There's nothing more I can do for your pet.' Now this Game Changer can't imagine life as a veterinarian who didn't have these extra tools. How well equipped is your veterinarian?
How often should you get your dog's teeth professionally cleaned? How much should it cost? Is there any way to lower the cost of cleaning your dog's teeth? Find out the answers to all of these questions, as well as tips to help keep your pup's teeth pearly white.
What this fish lacks in size, it makes up for in flavor and nutrition. With a wealth of healthy fats, vitamins and minerals, it’s a tasty addition to your pet’s repertoire. Find out how to serve it to your pet.
Once thought to be reserved for humans, bottlenose dolphins and chimpanzees, the ability to remember recent actions and past personal experiences may apply to dogs as well. Does this study suggest dogs may have more of a human-like memory than we give them credit for?
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