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( By Corinna Underwood ) Most veterinarians have basic training in animal nutrition and many more take the time to research during their career but there are times when you may need a pet nutritionist?   “[It] depends on the knowledge and comfort of the individual veterinarian. Most...

(By Corinna Underwood) Many pet owners, particularly those who are adopting their first dog or cat, wonder if it is cruel to spay and neuter? Getting your pet fixed is part of being a responsible pet owner and putting pet safety first. Not only does spaying and...

(by Emma Collins) From Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, the Winter season brings plenty of holiday celebrations to nurture the bond of pets and their people. But nothing can spoil these merry moments like an emergency visit to a veterinary clinic.  If you’re planning on including...

If you already own cats, you know that they can be temperamental. As territorial animals, by nature, they may have their guard up from the very start. So, of course, bringing home a new pet can be trying. Nothing can guarantee a 100% smooth transition,...

There is plenty to worry about this holiday season, between social distancing and your aunt’s new weird diet she’s recently adopted. So, we’ve decided to make Thanksgiving a little easier for you and your furry family and compile a list of Thanksgiving pet safety tips.   ...

American pet statistics 2020 reveal an ironic situation in the country’s pet community. Americans have adopted many types of pets into their families. And, while today’s pet owners love their adopted family, it seems that some pets are getting too much and others too little. How can...

In the United States, a huge number of healthy dogs and cats are euthanized every year, simply because they were not adopted. To be precise, around 670,000 shelter dogs and 860,000 shelter cats are put to sleep each year. Despite these figures, many people spend up to...

No one really knows for sure if going through heat is painful for a cat. However, pet owners are often concerned that their fur baby is feeling discomfort because of the signs they exhibit during a heat cycle. Here’s a rundown on what to expect when...

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...

The U.S. cat litter market is huge and is currently worth over $900 million. If you have an indoor cat, then a litter box is an obvious must. However, kitty litter trays can come with a series of problems such as: Your cat doesn’t always...

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...