It’s Pet Dental Health Month and so it’s probably fitting that the 23rd is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. February is also a month for remembering that pet overpopulation is a major concern that condemns millions of cats and dogs each year to shelters where they spend their lives caged and alone … if they’re not simply euthanized. Responsible […]
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November is Pet Health Awareness Month, but pet parents need to be aware of our pets’ health every month. Just like for us, a nutritious, well-balanced diet and regular exercise and play will go a long way toward keeping your dog, cat, hamster or whatever healthy and fit for a long natural life. But also like […]
It’s that time of year again. For all the fun and festivities, however, the winter holiday season can be a treacherous time for household pets. Trees, ornaments, holiday foods, and even presents can be serious safety and health hazards for dogs and cats. Candles may provide a nice mood, but they can burn a pet […]
There are four words that every pet owner hears throughout their lives: “Talk to your vet.” So that’s what we did. To commemorate this year’s World Veterinary (April 30), I interviewed with Dr. Aziza Glass, DVM — one of seven students at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine featured last year on NatGeoTV’s mini-series “Vet School.” […]
Wag of the Tale, Episode 6: “In Praise of Veterinarians” There are four words that every pet owner hears throughout their life: “Talk to your vet.” April 30 is World Veterinary Day, so this week’s episode of “Wag of the Tale” is dedicated to the men and (increasingly) women who heal animals: veterinarians. Catch my […]
The winter holidays are behind us and you probably ate a bit more than usual. Chances are your dog or cat did too: the extra treat, a bit more food in the bowl. And chances are you both gained an extra pound or two — which you may scarcely notice on your waistline, but it’s a […]
The debate over pet vaccination has become big news. The return of measles and other diseases thought to be banished has ignited a controversy that most people thought was behind us too. A similar debate surrounds the issue of vaccinating your pets. [Update: August is National Immunization Awareness Month.] “When it comes to your dog’s […]
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