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Dog food brands most linked to heart-disease reports named

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today for the first time publicly identified the pet food brands most frequently associated with cases of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a serious and potentially fatal heart disease. The vast majority of cases involve dogs, but a few cases involving cats have been reported, as well.


Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe All Summer Long

Your poor pooch has been holed up all winter long, slowly building up energy day by day until it’s ready to explode with the zoomies. Or, maybe your cat has been staring forlornly out the window each day, wishing it was out on the prowl instead of stuck scratching the same old cat post (or […]


Can My Dog Have Allergies?

Oh, Spring. The sun is out, the flowers are in bloom, and children are enjoying the outdoors. Everyone is happy—except for those of us suffering from seasonal allergies. We’re too busy blowing our noses to stop and smell the roses, and our eyes are too itchy and watery for us to see all the greenery […]


Protecting Your Pets From Dangerous Plants

Protecting Your Pets From Dangerous Plants

Hunger and curiosity can make for a bad combination. I don’t know about your pet, but most seem to have both traits in spades. The second pets get outside, they often sniff and munch on anything they see from grass to strange plants. And if your pet can’t eat it, you can bet he’ll roll […]


Cat Bath Time Survival Guide

Cat Bath Time Survival Guide

We’ve all been taught since we were kids that cats hate water. Whether it was from Saturday morning cartoons or real-life experience playing with felines, it’s become common knowledge to fear the wrath of any cat irritated by wet fur. Turns out that is not entirely true. There are, in fact, some cats that actually […]


Do Dogs Need Sweaters or Jackets in the Winter

Do Dogs Need Sweaters or Jackets?

Some people think dogs in sweaters simply look cute, while some think it is absurd for the descendants of wolves to be dressed in fluffy jackets. Regardless of your stance on the matter, dog jackets and sweaters can be a useful tool to keep your furry best friend safe and healthy in the colder weather. […]


Does My Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?

Does My Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?

How often do you brush your teeth? Answer honestly! Don’t worry, this isn’t a guilt trip to get you to the dentist. Speaking of dentists, though, how often do you go in for a checkup? Once or twice a year? Last question. How much did it hurt the last time you had a cavity? Our […]


6 Winter Pet Safety Tips

6 Winter Pet Safety Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least, it is for us humans. For our furry friends, it’s a season of cold weather, delicious smelling food, and super colorful decorations that they think double as pet toys. All of those things that we love about the winter holidays—the food, the decor, the snow—can […]


A Guide To Vacation With Your Dog

A Guide To Vacation With Your Cat Or Dog

Around half of all US dog owners take their pets on vacation with them. This practice is becoming increasingly common and while it’s fun to have your furry friend traveling alongside you, at sometimes it can be a bit of a hassle. It’s important to plan ahead before traveling with your pet. With that in […]


Hematoma of the Ear in Cats and Dogs

Hematoma of the Ear in Cats and Dogs

For both animals and humans, it’s essential to discover and treat any disease in a timely manner. We, as well as dogs and cats, can suffer from hematomas. A hematoma is a common yet painful ailment that causes discomfort and disrupts one’s day-to-day life. It is defined as a collection of blood that pools outside […]


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