According to the AVMA, more than 48 million dogs and 31 million cats live in U.S. households. As we celebrate Earth Day on April 22, those numbers put into perspective the impact that eco-friendly pet ownership can have on the world.
Heartworm disease is potentially fatal to dogs, caused by foot-long worms that live in their heart, lungs, and blood vessels, causing severe distress to their organs.
Heartworm disease is a serious illness that causes heart failure and lung damage in affected animals.
National Pet Poison Prevention Week takes place this year from March 21st through March 27th
True lilies (Lilium spp.) and day lilies (Hemerocallis spp.), both popular additions to bouquets and gardens, are highly toxic to cats.
If you have a cat, it's likely you've watched him look longingly out the window and wished you could let your kitty friend safely enjoy the outdoors.
Summer’s almost here! It’s time to sweat (or hide in the air conditioning).
Cats are masters at hiding their pain. Because of this, it can be tough to know when your cat isn’t feeling well, and easy to miss health problems until they're very advanced.
As we discussed last week in Part 1 of this series, cats are masters of disguising their pain.
At this point, you've heard how good cats are at hiding their pain and discomfort.
If you’re like most cat owners, you've struggled at one time or another while trying to give your cat a pill.
If you walk down the cat toy aisle at your favorite pet store, you'll notice that a large proportion of the toys in stock are stuffed with catnip.
We’ve all seen them: the slinky cats prowling our alleyways and gardens, the flash of a tail disappearing under a house or around a corner…
It happens to everyone at some point or other: Fido or Fluffy gets into a cabinet (or storage bin or your purse or…) and starts to chew on what she finds.
This year National Pet Poison Prevention Week is March 20-26.
Spring has sprung – and with it, pollen, mold, and more. We’ve talked before about your pet’s allergies, and we’ve spent a couple of weeks talking about things that are poisonous to them.
April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and, while most people think about dogs when they think of heartworms, cats can get them, too!