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PetMD Editorial
Jan 17,2020

The wildfires in Australia are having an absolutely devastating effect on humans and animals alike. According to CNN, over 17.9 million acres of land have been scorched by the fires—which is an area larger than the countries of Belgium and Denmark combined. (The tragic wildfires in California in… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 28,2016

A dog with an unusually big head is making a big impact on children who suffer from the same brain condition. Frank, a Dachshund/Chihuahua mix, has hydrocephalus, more commonly known as “water on the brain.” The condition is caused by an overproduction of fluid that doesn’t drain, or fluid that… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Sep 29,2016

EDITOR'S NOTE: In the wake of the controversial Pit Bullban, the city of Montreal is set to appeal the suspension. According to Canada's Global News, "TheCity of Montreal is fighting to have its dangerous dogban reinstated,after a Superior Court judge ruled in favour of the Montreal… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 12,2014

After an international outcry about the stray dogs and cats that were being killed by an exterminator in Sochi, Russia, prior to the Olympics, several people have stepped up to help, including a Russian billionaire. Oleg Deripaska, one of Russia’s richest men, funded a quickly built animal shelter… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Oct 07,2013

When a broken and beaten dog thought to have been used in a fighting operation for bait and breeding wandered up to a home in Nashville, Tennessee, it may have been the best move for her and for other dogs caught up in senseless acts of abuse. The dog, dubbed “Mama Jade,” became an instant viral… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Oct 03,2012

WASHINGTON - The man they call the Dog Whisperer led thousands of Washington dog lovers and their four-legged pals on a "pack walk" Saturday to raise election-year awareness of the plight of unwanted canines. "You're a rock star, Cesar!" shouted one fan as Cesar Millan, the… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Sep 11,2012

INLE LAKE, Myanmar - They are known for their sleek good looks, alluring eyes and sunny disposition, but one group of "Burmese" are virtually unknown in modern Myanmar -- the country's namesake pedigree cats. Once believed to be the favored pet of royalty and guardians of temples… Read More