13 Animal Emergencies that Require Immediate Veterinary Consultation and/or Care
Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes; Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging; Bleeding from nose, mouth,
Emergency Veterinary Advice
What to do if your pet falls ill or suffers an injury.
Should Cats or Dogs Sleep in Bed With You? We Ask Vet Professionals What They Do
It's a topic that's divided many households: should cats or dogs sleep in bed with you? We surveyed readers and vet professionals to learn where their pets sleep.
How to Teach Your Pet Their Name
Teaching a new pet his name is as simple as using the name and following it with something pleasant. Trainer Mikkel Becker explains how petting and treats can help your new cat or dog answer to his name and become one of the family.
How Often Should Your Pet See a Veterinarian?
Your four-legged friend needs wellness visits, too. Here's what to expect at each stage of life.
Why the Human-Animal Bond Is So Important
We love our pets, but the bond doesn't end there. Dr. Marty Becker explains the ways we benefit from our dogs, cats and other beloved pets.
Animal Rescue: How to handle the situation if you find a lost pet
The start of a new year always brings with it a rise in the number of lost pets. This is often due to fireworks or families being out of town
Why Does My Dog or Cat... Misbehave at the Veterinary Clinic?
Does your dog bark and howl? Your cat hiss and scratch? Dr. Sarah Wooten explains what's really going on when your pets act up and explains how to help prevent it.
Top Ten Popular Breeds for 2018
If you haven’t already noticed, we have been introducing some tips, tricks, and checklists for those of you who are thinking about adding a furry, four-legged companion to your family this year. Now, it’s time to help you choose the breed that’s just right for you and your family! Over the next few weeks, we will be rolling out articles on the 10 most popular breeds – with perhaps a few bonus breeds, too! – for 2018 It’s important to note this is not a definitive ranking, but rather a collection of what we think will be the 10 most popular breeds of 2018 and how they might fit with your family! If you want to see the rankings for the 10 most popular breeds of 2017 and years past, you can find…
Understanding Pet Allergies: How To Help Your Pet
Contrary to this week’s weather forecast, spring has arrived and, since we’ve been hit hard by freezing arctic blasts this (long, dreadful) winter, your four-legged friend is likely ready to hit the yard, dog park, or any sunny patch near an open window. This frenzied anticipation for all things warm and delightful can change quickly …