News For Pet Lovers

PetMD Editorial
Apr 21,2020

Science has finally found a way for some pet parents with sensitivities to cat allergens to live with their cats. Purina is introducing a new cat food called “Pro Plan LiveClear” that reduces cat allergens, helping cat owners be closer with the cats they love. LiveClear is the first and only cat food that reduces the allergens in cat hair and dander. Offering a revolutionary approach to the… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 08,2020

Company:IcelandicPlus LLC Brand Name:Icelandic+ (Whole Capelin Fish Pet Treats) Recall Date:03/23/2020 Recalled Products: Out of an abundance of caution IcelandicPlus LLC of Ft. Washington, PA, is recalling its Capelin Pet Treats. The product comes in a clear plastic package or tube, and marked: Icelandic+ Capelin WHOLE FISH, PURE FISH TREATS FOR DOGSor Icelandic+ CapelinPURE FISH TREATS FOR… Read More

Katy Nelson, DVM
Apr 07,2020

Dogs have been humans’ best friends for thousands of years, but during this global pandemic, they could earn an even bigger title: lifesaver. For years, dogs have been trained to sniff out drugs and people trapped in rubble, and more recently, they’ve been able to predict seizures, hypoglycemia, and even cancer. Now, a U.K.-based charity called Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) is collaborating with… Read More

Katy Nelson, DVM
Mar 23,2020

By Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM It’s a scary time right now, and everyone is adjusting to a new normal. During this time of social distancing, we should all be trying to do our part to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19. This means staying home, eating in, and reducing unnecessary contact with others. While our pets are probably loving this extra cuddle time with us, what do you do if they need to go to the… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Feb 05,2020

By Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Updated by Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM,on April 24, 2020 In this article: There's no evidence that pets are playing a role in spreading COVID-19. There are a few reports of pets being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 after being in contact with people who were positive for COVID-19. “Canine” and “feline” coronavirus are NOT the same as COVID-19. People… Read More

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 2019 burned 247,000 acres.) And with the continued images and reports of injured koalas, kangaroos,… Read More