What to Do If a Dog Scratches You


By Dr. Sarah Wooten

 

Many people know about cat scratch fever, but can a dog scratch be just as dangerous? Although you are less likely to contract...

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By PetMD Editorial    May 16, 2018
 

Pet Death: Why Missing Your Dog Is Normal


By JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM

 

Dogs hold a special place in our hearts and families. We celebrate their birthdays, take extra effort...

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By PetMD Editorial    May 07, 2018
 

Can Dogs Help Kids Experiencing Stress?


Dogs have been used in various ways to provide comfort and support for humans. Whether they provide emotional support to a single person or act as a therapy dog for hospital patients...

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By Wailani Sung    Apr 23, 2018
 

Can Growing up with a Cat Prevent Asthma in Children?


Having a pet as part of your family has many well-documented health benefits. Some are specific to cats,...

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By Hanie Elfenbein    Apr 12, 2018
 

The Cat Flea Vaccination: What You Should Know


By JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM

 

With the start of spring, we can finally breathe a sigh of relief that the tight grip of winter has finally given...

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By PetMD Editorial    Apr 06, 2018