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Study Finds That Feral Cats Now Cover Nearly 100% of Australia

According to the Biological Conservation journal, a collation of 91 studies concluded that READ MORE

Jan 06, 2017 / 0 comments


When Both Pet and Owner Are Fighting Cancer

I’m seated across from one of my favorite owners and her endearing 9-year-old Lhasa Apso, Sparky. READ MORE

Jan 05, 2017 / 0 comments


J.M. Smucker Company Recalls Select Lots of 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty Canned Cat Food

UPDATE 1/11/17: J.M. Smucker Company has expanded the voluntary recall on select lots of its 9Lives, EverPet, and Special Kitty. See below for products added to the recall. READ MORE

Jan 05, 2017 / 1 comments


The Cone of Shame: Why E-Collars Get a Bad Rap (But Are So Important)

“Is that really necessary?”   “Does he really need that thing?”   “But we will watch him!”   READ MORE

Jan 03, 2017 / 3 comments


How to Make a Vet Appointment: Tips From the Other Side of the Desk

Taking your pet to the doctor is not only stressful for you, but for your pet too. READ MORE

Jan 03, 2017 / 0 comments


Michigan Federal Court Rules Police Can Shoot Moving or Barking Dogs

In a shocking and controversial decision, a Michigan federal court granted police the right to shoot a dog that moves or barks at them when they are inside a household.    READ MORE

Jan 03, 2017 / 14 comments


Can You Over-Vaccinate Your Pet?

As an integrative practitioner, I always strive to take a judicious approach when it comes to vaccinations. READ MORE

Jan 02, 2017 / 5 comments


Rescued Cat with Badly-Matted Fur Gets a New Look and a New Home

In a story that serves as both a reminder to keep an eye out for the elderly and their pets: a badly-matted cat was found in its Pennsylvania residence in mid-December after her READ MORE

Dec 27, 2016 / 1 comments


45 Cats In New York City Shelter Infected With Rare Bird Flu

On December 15, the Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of New York City announced that a rare strain of bird flu was found in 45 cats in one Manhattan shelter.  READ MORE

Dec 16, 2016 / 0 comments


Can Stem Cells Treat Canine Osteoarthritis?

This fall, a veterinary pharmaceutical company published what is being promoted as a landmark study in the treatment of canine osteoarthritis (OA). READ MORE

Dec 14, 2016 / 1 comments


Pregnant, Abandoned Dog Rescued in Snowstorm Gives Birth to Healthy Puppies

If you need a miracle to get you through the holiday season, this astounding story of an abandoned, pregnant dog giving birth to her puppies in a snowstorm should fill you with joy. READ MORE

Dec 14, 2016 / 7 comments


Blue Ridge Beef Issues Recall for Raw, Frozen Pet Food Products

Blue Ridge Beef, a pet food manufacturer with locations across the United States, has issued a voluntary recall of two of its frozen, raw pet food products. READ MORE

Dec 12, 2016 / 0 comments


Cat Cruelly Thrown From Balcony Miraculously Lives

A woman who committed a horrific act of animal cruelty and shared the video on social media is now facing charges in New Jersey. The terrible clip of 19-year-old Tikeemah J. READ MORE

Dec 07, 2016 / 2 comments


Intermountain Farmers Association Recalls 50-Pound Bags of Rabbit Feed Due to Formulation Error

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported a recall of rabbit pellets that were manufactured by the Intermountain Farmers Association (IFA) of Draper, Ut READ MORE

Dec 06, 2016 / 0 comments


Abandoned Puppy Causes Animal Cruelty Crackdown in Pennsylvania

As a certified veterinary technician, animal lover and lifetime resident of the peaceful community of Lancaster county, my heart is heavy that Pennsylvania and our county has been thrust into the s READ MORE

Dec 06, 2016 / 0 comments


Why You Must Vaccinate Against Parvo

Parvovirus is a threat to American companion canines for a variety of reasons. READ MORE

Dec 05, 2016 / 1 comments


How a Therapy Dog-in-Training is Helping Kids Cope at the Dentist

As a kid going to the dentist, the best part of the visit is usually to the toy chest. But a dental practice in Indiana is giving their young patients something to truly smile about.  READ MORE

Nov 29, 2016 / 0 comments


Rescue Dog Comforts Kids Who Suffer from the Same Brain Condition

A dog with an unusually big head is making a big impact on children who suffer from the same brain condition. READ MORE

Nov 28, 2016 / 0 comments


Finding the Right Veterinarian – For Your Pet AND for You

Pet owners want to ensure they have a good relationship with their pet’s veterinarian, not only to ensure the optimal health for their pet, but to give them the peace of mind that their veter READ MORE

Nov 28, 2016 / 0 comments


Do Dogs Benefit from ‘Wild Time’?

I just listened to a podcast on This American Life called The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightt READ MORE

Nov 21, 2016 / 1 comments