Some preparation before adding a new pet to your home can ease a stressful situation
You’ve watched the videos on YouTube. You try to resist, but you can’t help but grin big and let out a little laugh. Whether it’s a bulldog skateboarding down a sidewalk or a cat riding a vacuum cleaner, animals truly tickle our collective funny bone.
Overweight pets can suffer major medical problems. Understand how to notice those extra pounds and how to help them lose weight.
As our devotion to our pets soars, the new field of pet chiropractic has emerged. It’s not as common or as tested as chiropractic treatment for humans, but it does offer the same relief of pain and back injury, says veterinarian Dr. Karin-Susan Breitlauch, owner of Creature Comforts Veterinary Service in Saylorsburg, Pa.
Remy, Buddy, Maggie and Betty Boop keep Tara Hurlin on her toes.
There’s a commonly held belief there are no bad dogs, only bad dog owners. Dog lovers adhere to this motto, and routinely rescue pets from abuse and abandonment.
Finally answering the question of: To feed, or not to feed?
When faced with a pet emergency, a little education can help put your furry friend on the road to recovery.
As the definition of a service animal has broadened somewhat in recent years, so has the list of services that these animals can deliver.
Most of us don’t want to think about death. It’s an unsettling and largely unwelcome topic. Humans are emotional creatures by nature, and the majority aren’t well equipped to handle a death of a family member, friend or pet. But for a beloved cat or dog, the ordeal may be easier to bear.
If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
It seems like we insure everything in our lives — our homes, cars and lives. But what about our pets? Pet insurance is still relatively new in the United States, but the industry is already bigger than you might think.
Thinking about keeping chickens? You aren’t alone! More than 1% of all U.S. households raise chickens—roughly 3 million households, to be exact. Whether you want chickens for the fresh eggs or just as a new pet, you’ll quickly find that chickens make wonderful companions!
Topics of marijuana and CBD use for medicinal benefits have become commonplace in recent years, but the laws, regulations and facts surrounding them can often seem vague and confusing. Most of us don’t want to use anything before we have solid information about it, and we especially don’t want to give it to our loved ones—including our furry friends.
When selecting a costume for your pet, choose a costume based on your pet's attitude and quality of the garment
How animals positively impact physical, mental and social health
Including your pets in your fitness routine can benefit you both
Fit Fido class provides health benefits and bonding time
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They might not be warm and fluffy, but they make great companions
Spoiling your dog or cat with homemade food is simple—you just need a little creativity and lots of love.
Cats and dogs are vulnerable to colds and flus. However, there are vaccines that can prevent them from getting sick.
Find out which common household foods can be bad for your furry friend.
Four legs are good for you. That is, when they are attached to your favorite animal friend. See how Victor High School employee Gina Clement’s dog, Danny, helped her connect with her community and stay active.
More hotels are welcoming four-legged friends. And that means dogs—and owners—won’t be stuck indoors the entire trip.
Total embarrassment. That’s how New York-based pet expert Charlotte Reed described the time one of her well-trained dogs decided to lift his leg and piddle on her friend’s couch.