Which pet food is best?

With so many pet foods on the market, choosing the right food for your dog or cat can be overwhelming, especially if you are a first-time pet owner. A web search may only further your confusion, [...]

Senior pet health: Caring for your aging pet

While it’s true that cats and dogs are prone to many of the same conditions humans are, unlike humans, your dog or cat can’t say, “I better get this sore knee checked out,” or “This chest pain [...]

Toil and trouble: Four Halloween pet dangers

On Halloween, the regular rules go out the window. There’s lots of candy, being out after dark, maybe a scary movie. It’s a good time for the whole family, and that includes your pets – as long [...]

What to do when your pet has an emergency

It’s a moment you hope never happens. Your dog begins shaking and drooling – a seizure. Your cat vomits blood. Your pet gets run over, or attacked by another animal, or has something lodged in [...]

Here’s why your cat needs to visit the vet

It’s a funny stereotype that “dog people” are obsessed with their dog’s health and habits, while “cat people” are more laid back and might not even know what color their cat is, much less any [...]

Bright lights, loud sounds: How to handle fear factors

When temperatures rise, you start planning picnics, barbecues, vacations, and more. But with the warm weather come two frightening events for your pets: Fourth of July fireworks and summer [...]