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PetMD Editorial
May 13, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May13, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM Nothing beats hiking with a dog. A brisk walk or even a stroll through natural surroundings can be great exercise for two-legged and four-legged family members. And, because hiking exposes your canine companion… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 13, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 13, 2019 by Dr. Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB You may know dogs and people whose personalities are mirror images of each other: a low-key pet parent with an equally mellow pup or an outgoing pet parent with a dog who greets everyone with wet… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 07, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 7, 2019, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM The International Cat Association (TICA), a worldwide genetic registry of pedigreed cats, currently recognizes 71 different cat breeds. The majority of these breeds display what we see as traditional feline… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 07, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 7, 2019, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM If you have a dog, you’ve probably had an emotional connection with them. Most dog owners claim that their pups are incredible at empathizing—picking up on their emotional cues and taking action to make them… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 06, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 6, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM The polarizing debate about dog people versus cat people has led many to believe that cats and dogs are on opposite sides of a spectrum with no common ground. “Dogs are not cats,” says Jessica Gore, CPDT-KA, a… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 02, 2019

While many people feel moved to help special needs animals, adopting a pet with health concerns can present some logistical concerns. Blind dogs, in particular, can be challenging to potential adopters, as many people have never had the pleasure of even knowing a low-vision… Read More