These spring plants are a threat to your pet: Which to avoid

These household plants could cause kidney failure, seizures, and even death for cats and dogs. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Martin Meissner PA Do you smell that? Spring is in the air, and so are dangers to your cat and dog. Every year, the Animal Poison Control Center is flooded with calls from pet owners whose animals … Read more

Five important vaccinations for dogs animal caregivers must know about

When it comes to dogs, vaccination is paramount early on, along with periodic booster doses afterwards. The full range of puppy vaccinations begin from as early as 6-8 weeks of age Representational images. Pic/iStock At a time when health has finally become a matter of priority for many, especially after the pandemic hit our lives. … Read more

Consider the costs when getting a pet | Dr. Kait Betchel | Farts

Every week at the vet hospital we encounter distraught pet parents facing a medical emergency. Sadly, sometimes the pet owners have not budgeted for the unexpected when it comes to pet ownership. Many people save up hundreds or even thousands of dollars to purchase their dream pet. Very excited over the extravagant purchase, they head … Read more

Woman Whose Dog Died Tries to Return Unused Pet Food and Gets a Sweet Surprise – NBC Bay Area

Doggone it, Chewy, you’re going to make us cry. The online retailer for a variety of pet items apparently knows how to get to our feels: There’s a longstanding practice at the company to acknowledge the loss of customers’ pets with flowers or, sometimes, even paintings. That’s what artist Anna Brose learned the other day … Read more

New Study Sheds Light on the Biggest Pet Food Safety Mistakes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has comprehensive guidelines on how to safely handle pet food—but new research published in the journal Plos One has found that less than 5% of pet owners are aware of these practices. For the study, veterinary nutritionists at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine surveyed 417 … Read more

Dog breeds with the most timeless popularity | Online Features

Stacker highlighted the most popular dog breeds based on data from the American Kennel Club. Which of these most popular dog breeds is your favorite? Dog breeds with the most timeless popularity Dog breeds that are consistently popular Updated 23 hours ago Which do you like better, cats or dogs? If you chose dogs, you’re … Read more