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PetMD Editorial
Sep 05,2016

Feral cats are frequently maligned; by neighbors, local communities, bird enthusiasts, and even some ecological groups. Some communities even go so far as to ban feeding programs or, worse yet, euthanize feral cats. A common argument against feral cats is that they prey on local wildlife,… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Aug 29,2016

Dealing with the death of a beloved animal companion is the hardest thing pet parents ever have to do. Grieving may be a natural process, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s easy. One of the best ways to attend to our grief is to memorialize the life of our loved one who has passed. Pet… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Aug 15,2016

Recently my Facebook and other social media feeds have been littered with at least one daily story of a dog being rescued from an idle, parked car. Some dogs are saved in time, but too often help does not come and tragedy occurs. Is it ever okay to leave a dog in a car? NO. Under no circumstances… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
May 30,2016

Allergies are an increasingly frequent problem for dogs, mirroring a similar trend in people. The reason why is still unclear, but this and the similarity between some types of allergies in dogs and people have led to interesting research that could benefit both species. The most common form of… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 23,2016

By Bernard Lima-Chavez The very idea of living with and training a deaf dog can feel overwhelming. Here are some practical tips to help get you started. I’m a bit obsessed with deaf dogs. It started four years ago when we agreed to foster a deaf, ten-week old puppy for the weekend. Fast forward a… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 16,2016

Have you ever heard of snake oil? It's an expression generally reserved for unproven remedies for various ailments or maladies, but is also often used to describe any product with questionable or unverifiable benefit. Chinese workers, building the First Transcontinental Railroad in the mid-19th… Read More