Dog Health

  • E-Cigarettes Are Toxic To Pets

    E-Cigarettes Are Toxic To Pets

    Although the benefits of e-cigarettes for humans are still in question, according to the Pet Poison Helpline, nicotine poisoning of pet dogs and cats is on the rise.

  • Medical Procedure Creates A Cat-Dog?

    Medical Procedure Creates A Cat-Dog?

    An orange tabby cat named Buttercup was lethargic and suffering from a low red blood cell count; fortunately, a veterinarian in South Keys, Florida, knew of a potential cure.

  • 7 Symptoms You Should Not Ignore In Your Cat

    7 Symptoms You Should Not Ignore In Your Cat

    When tough economic times arise, pet owners look for ways to save money on their four-legged friends; here are seven symptoms of potentially more troubling dog health issues.

  • St. Patrick’s Day Safety For Your Cat

    St. Patrick’s Day Safety For Your Cat

    There are a few hazards all pet owners should keep in mind before heading out to their St. Paddy’s Day festivities — and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns.

  • Spotting And Reporting Pet Abuse

    Spotting And Reporting Pet Abuse

    Just because an animal is timid or aggressive, doesn’t mean it’s being abused. But there are signs to look for that may indicate pet neglect or abuse, which include:

  • Stress At The Veterinary ER Goes Both Ways

    Stress At The Veterinary ER Goes Both Ways

    Vets at the emergency room often see the worst dogs and cats infected with deadly diseases and suffering from devastating injuries; here's how they cope.

  • Hypothermia In Cats: Symptoms And What To Do

    Hypothermia In Cats: Symptoms And What To Do

    With cold winter months and record-low temperatures, pets are especially susceptible to hypothermia; here's what you need to know about this potentially fatal condition.

  • 6 Ways To Save Money On Vet Bills

    6 Ways To Save Money On Vet Bills

    If you've taken a trip to the veterinarian lately you must have realized medical care for pets is becoming as expensive as human medical care.

  • How To Find A New Veterinarian For Your Cat

    How To Find A New Veterinarian For Your Cat

    "I just moved across the country and need to find a new vet. What questions should I be asking potential DVMs and how should I make my decision?"

  • World Rabies Day Is September, 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets

    World Rabies Day Is September, 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets

    September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets’ vaccinated against the disease.

  • Anti-Vaccine Fears Spreading To Parents Of Pets

    Anti-Vaccine Fears Spreading To Parents Of Pets

    As the human debate rages on over vaccines, a startling number of pets are also going unvaccinated, leading to animals being vulnerable to fatal diseases.

  • Summer safety for your pet

    Summer safety for your pet

    Summer is here and that means fun in the sun for us and our four-legged family members. While long days spent frolicking outdoors creates priceless memories, it can also pose hidden dangers to your pet. By following these simple guidelines, you can ensure your pet enjoys summer safely. Keep your dog hydrated Pets that play […]

  • Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases

    Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases

    Almost a dozen of the deadliest diseases for a dog or cat are examined along with treatments, mortality rates, and potential cures for the afflictions.

  • 3 Ingredients You Definitely Want To See In Your Pet’s Food

    3 Ingredients You Definitely Want To See In Your Pet’s Food

    Have you ever taken a look at what goes into your pet’s food? There are several dozen ingredients in your average dog or cat food, it’s important to know what's important.

  • Today is World Spay Day

    Today is World Spay Day

    With overpopulated shelters and rescues, World Spay Day brings awareness to the problem, encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter their pet dogs and cats.

  • The Tooth Fairy helps homeless dogs and cats

    The Tooth Fairy helps homeless dogs and cats

    Did you know dental disease is the most common problem that affects dogs and cats? Professional animal dentists have donated their time to help pets in need at Best Friends.

  • Veterinarians issue reminder about Lyme Disease

    Veterinarians issue reminder about Lyme Disease

    It’s the end of summer: Beware of Lyme Disease, which is spread by the black-legged tick that lives in forests or grassy, wooded, marshy areas near rivers, lakes, or oceans.

  • Top 5 steps to choosing a good vet

    Top 5 steps to choosing a good vet

    For pet owners, one of the most crucial decisions is finding the right vet; here are five things to look for in a perspective caregiver for your four-legged family member.

  • Keep your pet safe this Valentine’s Day

    Keep your pet safe this Valentine’s Day

    It’s Valentine’s Day; before jumping into the festivities, look at these tips about pet safety, as chocolate, plants, and even underwear(!) could be deadly for pets.

  • Uh oh: Marijuana poisoning in pets is on the rise

    Uh oh: Marijuana poisoning in pets is on the rise

    With the legalization of marijuana in Washington State and Colorado, instances of dog and cat poisonings have increased; here’s how to keep Fluffy and Fido safe.

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