COVID-19 and Pets: Latest Information (Updated May 13, 2020)

Recent Articles

Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?

Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?

Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD
May 27, 2020
Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

Manette M. Kohler, DVM
May 15, 2020

Health Articles

7 Dog Allergy Symptoms to Look For

7 Dog Allergy Symptoms to Look For

Matthew Everett Miller, DVM
May 12, 2020

Allergies are common in dogs. About 1-2% of all dogs have a food allergy, and as many as 25% of dogs with skin problems have a food allergy. When you throw in dogs with inhalant or environmental allergens (like pollen or mold) and flea allergies, you’re looking at a sizeable portion of the canine population that’s suffering from allergies. How can you tell if your dog has allergies? Many diseases can cause the same symptoms as allergies...
Read More

Arthritis Treatment for Cats

Arthritis Treatment for Cats

PetMD Editorial
Apr 07, 2020

Updated and reviewed for accuracy on April 7, 2020 by Dr. Amanda Simonson, DVM   Most people are aware of arthritis and the pain that it can cause for both people and dogs. But did you know that cats can also be commonly affected by this condition? A cat can develop arthritis over time in their joints and limbs as well as their spine. Fortunately, there has been an increase in options available to help manage and treat arthritis pain in cats. Here’s...
Read More

Dog Blood Types and Dog Blood Donation

Dog Blood Types and Dog Blood Donation

Aja Senestraro, DVM
Jan 14, 2020

Is there really such thing as a blood transfusion for dogs? Yes, dogs suffering from severe blood loss or blood diseases can receive blood transfusions from another healthy dog to help them recover.   But matching them up is a little more involved since there are dog blood types than in people, and the types are more complex.   Here’s everything you need to know about dog blood types and how dog blood transfusions and donations work.   Do...
Read More

Nutrition Articles

How to Tell if Your Dog Has Food Allergies

How to Tell if Your Dog Has Food Allergies

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Feb 10, 2020

Food allergies in dogs can be tricky to identify. The symptoms aren’t what many pet parents expect, and there are a lot of myths out there about food allergies in dogs. True food allergies are not that common in dogs, for one.   Here’s how you can figure out if your dog has food allergies and what...
Read More

What’s the Best Food for Dogs With Sensitive Stomachs?

What’s the Best Food for Dogs With Sensitive Stomachs?

Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD
Dec 10, 2019
What’s the Best Dog Food for Weight Gain?

What’s the Best Dog Food for Weight Gain?

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Dec 10, 2019

Featured Videos