Health & Science

PetMD Editorial
Apr 21,2009

Samantha Ernano has been a vegan -- that is, she has kept her diet meat and dairy-free -- for the past six years, and could not be happier with her lifestyle. She raves about the health benefits that maintaining such a diet holds, but only for humans. When it comes to feeding her cat, Emily, Ernano… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 24,2009

A new study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) reveals that more than 57 percent of cats and 44 percent of dogs are estimated to be overweight or obese in the United States. Conducted in October by 95 U.S. veterinary clinics, the National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Study evaluated… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 10,2009

Do you love your pet so much that you couldn’t bear the thought of living life without your four-legged friend? For all those who wish they could live their lives in dog years in hopes of never parting with their canine or kitty companions, there’s hope. Commercial pet cloning enables your… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jan 29,2009

If you’ve ever taken your animal to a veterinarian, you know how astronomical the costs can be. In the past five years, veterinary costs have jumped by over 70 percent, reaching a high of about $19 billion last year, according to Pet Insurance Review, a Web site for comparative pet insurance… Read More