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How to Calm Down a Dog

Laci Schaible, DVM, MSL, CVJ
Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB

Guinea Pig Appreciation Day – July 16th

Lauren Jones, VMD
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Guinea pigs, commonly referred to as cavies, can make excellent, fun, and loving pets if given appropriate care and veterinary treatment. They are docile and friendly members… Read More
Lauren Jones, VMD
What Sounds Do Guinea Pigs Make? Guinea pigs, or cavies, are highly social animals. They typically have a male-dominated group hierarchy. As such social creatures, they have evolved a complex range of vocalizations, or sounds. Most of the… Read More
Lauren Jones, VMD
Guinea pigs are rodents originally from the Andes Mountains of South America. They still live in the wild across South America today. Guinea pigs live in a variety of habitats, ranging from moist savannas to forests and deserts. They can be found… Read More

Thunderstorm Season

PetMD Editorial
Reviewed for accuracy on March 2, 2022 by Dr. Lauren Jones, VMD Dog thunderstorm anxiety is a disorder characterized by a persistent and exaggerated fear of storms, or the stimuli that are associated with storms. This phobia is complicated and… Read More
Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
The following content may contain Chewy links.PetMDis operated by Chewy. Even before you hear the first rumble, you can tell just by looking at your dog that a thunderstorm is brewing. Many dogs become very frightened with even the smallest storm.… Read More