pet health

  1. Dog health & conditions

    The scoop on bringing dog poop to the vet

    You make a call to your veterinarian's office to set up a yearly checkup for the dog. Just before you’re getting ready to hang up...
  2. Pets & Animals

    Rising health care costs: It’s a pet problem, too

    Pet owners know that the per-year cost of pet ownership has risen, and a new study shows that 35 percent of pet parents are skipping...
  3. Dogs

    7 Ways to care for an old dog that's gone blind

    We love our dogs, so when they get sick it's tragic. A dog really is man's best friend. Here's how to care for an old dog that's...
  4. Pet Travel

    How to keep pets safe and healthy over the holidays

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    Pets can get into all sorts of trouble, especially during the holidays. Keep Fido and Fluffy safe, happy and healthy with our expert...
  5. Dog health & conditions

    Pets and supplements: Hyped up or helpful?

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    According to the APPA , the pet industry is a $53 billion industry in the U.S. and while a leash and collar are necessities, some...
  6. Dog health & conditions

    Common skin problems in dogs

    Chances are, you're not the only one in your household whose skin reacts to changes in the weather. Here are some signs to look for...
  7. Pets & Animals

    Sickness warning signs to talk to your vet about

    Life would be much easier if our pets could talk, especially when something is wrong. They can't tell us what they ate, where it...
  8. Pets & Animals

    Why inside and outside dogs need the same meds

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    There are several things to consider when deciding to get a dog. Big or small, what kind of breed, young or old are just a few of...
  9. Dog health & conditions

    Can you prevent canine cancer?

    Just as with humans, there are several lifestyle decisions you can make to reduce your dog's chances of developing cancer. But are...
  10. Dog health & conditions

    Dog behavior: What is my dog trying to tell me?

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    Your dog communicates with you every day. But do you understand what he's trying to say? Test your pooch IQ to find out how well you...
  11. Pets & Animals

    Does your pet have cancer?

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    Charlene Melson suspected something was wrong with her 17-year-old cat Kayleigh but wasn't prepared for her veterinarian to give the...
  12. Dogs

    Pooch smoothies

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    With the right ingredients, the same energizing smoothie that gets you up and running in the morning can be shared with your pooch....
  13. Dog health & conditions

    What’s a healthy weight for dogs?

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    Lucky for them dogs aren't inundated with unrealistic images of dog models and slender celebrities that give them body-image...
  14. More Pets

    Keep your pet's teeth healthy

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    Much like human dental health, dental health for pets is incredibly important and neglecting it can lead to health issues that go...
  15. Cat health & conditions

    What's a healthy weight for cats?

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    Has Mr. Snuggles been packing on the pounds? Are you worried that your cat could be the next contestant on The Biggest Loser? If so,...
  16. Pet Fun

    5 Pet bloggers you need to know about

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    If you're a pet lover, your browser probably has a fair share of bookmarked pet blogs that you visit on a regular basis. But if your...
  17. Pets & Animals

    Is it safe to buy pet meds online?

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    Every pet owner knows that the vet's office is the most expensive place to buy your pet's medications. If it's a one-time illness,...
  18. Dog health & conditions

    Is depression in dogs real?

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    Although our canine companions can't talk, they certainly have feelings and are able to express emotions. Like humans, dogs, too,...
  19. Animal Welfare

    Cancer in pets: The warning signs

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    It’s been said that an "ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" -- this is true for our own health as well as our pets. But...
  20. Dog health & conditions

    Which human foods can you feed your dog?

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    A piece of chicken here, some leftover cupcake there and a lick of ice cream from a cone. Do these sound like things you sometimes...