At last count there were 3.5 million dogs and 4.5 million cats in the country. We love our dogs and cats, but like humans, they need to green up their act.
Eye injuries to your dog or cat can quickly turn into a serious medical problem. Knowing how to handle the problem can help speed up their recovery.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but it’s our job to keep our pets’ environment delightful. Cold temperatures, snow and ice are enough to send us back inside for another layer of protection, but what about our beloved pets? They also need extra protection against winter’s frigid conditions.
Your pet may be your best stress-buster but there are times when the dog, too, goes through bouts of stress. Our expert veterinarians offer some solution for doggie distress.
Many of us have loved ones affected by diabetes. But did you know those loved ones can include your pets? Diabetes can afflict dogs and cats of both sexes. Here’s how.
Your pet’s bad breath may be more than just be a pesky problem.
For many people with allergies the benefits of owning a pet far outweigh the sneezing and itchy eyes. You can live comfortably with a companion even if you do have allergies by following some basic guidelines.
Dogs are a natural draw for most children. Avoid any canine mishaps by teaching your children good manners and a healthy respect for man’s best friend.
Dogs, like humans, come in all different sizes with certain personality traits. Use our guide to find a breed that suits your lifestyle and personality.
Find a way to keep your pet happy and on familiar turf when you go on holiday. Check out these suggestions to determine the safest and most economical petsitting alternative for you.
Holidays are exciting times for people, but can be a dangerous and stressful time for the animals that share our lives. Decorations and foods, plants and wrappings can pose all sorts of dangers to cats, dogs and other pets.
Cats, like humans, come in all different sizes with certain personality traits. Use our guide to find a breed that suits your lifestyle and personality.
When you are thinking of what type of bird is best for a beginner, start simple. They say you’ve got to learn to crawl before you can walk. But when it comes to choosing the right pet bird for first-time owners, you’ve got to start small before you can squawk, say the experts.
Reptiles and amphibians-affectionately called “herps,” from the Greek word for “creeping thing”-aren’t everyone’s idea of the perfect pet. They may not offer the affection or loyalty of a dog or cat, but if you’re looking for an unusual, challenging companion, a herp might be right for you.
Here’s how you can get the best from man’s best friend
This adorable — and helpful — gift is easy to create with some paint, photos, and biscuits.
Here’s how to find a veterinarian who combines compassion and skill with respect for your pocketbook
Loving your four-legged companion is easy. Getting them to learn the rules? Not so much. Here’s what you need to know to have the most pawesome pet ever!
Whether you’re a new pet owner or simply thinking of inviting one into your family, there are a lot of things to consider. Some animals can be more difficult than others, some just harder to understand. This article outlines how to make the best out of being a new owner, for you and your pet.
No matter the animal, owning a pet can quickly become a financial burden. To save money while still being a good caregiver, you need to avoid cutting corners-simply spending smarter. Below, clues on how to give more for less.