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Are you looking for a daily dose of Doggy Deliciousness? Some Perfect Pups to brighten your day? Look no further than the 10 best dog-related Instagram accounts we’ve listed below- each with their own special shtick to make them stand out in a world of...

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 55% of dogs and 59.5% of cats are obese or overweight. The distinction between the two terms is categorized by the current weight of your pet and what the average is for their size, age, and breed....

Pet insurance, like regular health insurance, has a multitude of both benefits and drawbacks.  Like any other insurance we have, it provides us with peace of mind knowing that should something happen to our pets, we have the coverage to take care of it. The problem...

Are you wondering if your dog or cat could catch the virus? What if they can be a carrier for it, without being sick? Can our pets be contagious, and can one pet catch it from another? Let’s take a look at what Dr. Jeff...

Wouldn’t you just love to know what your pet’s thinking? Although dogs and cats cannot speak, they can communicate and if you understand your pet’s body language, it will go a long way to help you figure out what they’re thinking and feeling. Watching your...

If you’ve had a dog for a long time and you’re expecting your first child, you may be asking yourself is a dog safe with a newborn? However, if you are careful to introduce your baby to your pet properly and to supervise their interaction,...

There is a persisting myth that cats are not safe with newborns and should not be allowed to live in the same house. This notion comes from an old wife’s tale which dates back several hundred years. According to the tale, cats are drawn to...

An ear infection is one of the top ten reasons pet owners take their furry friends to the vet. So it very important to know how to take care of your pet’s ears is very important because it can save your pet from suffering discomfort...

The question of why do dogs howl is one that humans have been asking for quite some time. Most people associate a dog howling with wolves singing in unison to a full moon. The real reason for howling, however, has much less to do with...

Do dogs and cats dream? Most pet owners have asked that question. What does it mean when your dog is sleep running? Can cats have nightmares? Find out what research tells us....

The cold, wet feeling of your pets’ nose can give you quite a surprise when they come up to give you a little sniff or a lick. Especially if you're not expecting it. Even pet parents who love their furry friends dearly often find the...

Protect Your Pet and Home From Fleas Flea control is a major concern for pet lovers and keeping your pet and your home free of pests is very important. Whether you live in southern California or New York City, if you have a pet, there is...

Six Signs of An Awesome Vet  Awesome vets can be hard to find. Your fur baby is part of your family and you have the best doctors for your other family members, so you want an awesome vet for your pet. But there are so many...

You may be wondering what companion animals are and trying to figure out of they are right for you. Humans and animals have been providing companionship to each other for thousands of years. Only in recent decades have we begun distinguishing a companion animal from...

Kittens make adorable pets. If you’re planning on bringing one home, you’ll need to be prepared so that your new pet will be safe, healthy, and comfortable. Here are some tips to help your new kitten feel right at home with your family. [caption id="attachment_355" align="aligncenter"...

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time, whether the puppy is your first or a new addition to your canine family. A young puppy is very vulnerable and will be completely reliant on you for the first few months of his or her life....

Feeding human food to pets is a common activity, and it is no surprise why. There are few things as fun as seeing how excited a dog gets when you offer them a nice slice of bacon from the table, or some other delicious treat....

Caring for Aging Pets: Helping Our Pets Age With Grace By Jeff Werber, D.V.M. [caption id="attachment_310" align="aligncenter" width="300"] SirenPhoto[/caption] Wouldn’t we all do everything we can to keep our aging pets with us for as long as possible?  Well, with good preventive care, and of course lots of love,...

By Brooke van Dyk What kind of veterinarians are there? How can you tell which vet is the right choice for your animal companions? Can you take your house pets to the same veterinarian as your horses and farm animals? What about reptile companions? Don’t worry...