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“The following content may contain Chewy links.PetMDis operated by Chewy.” If you have been to a veterinarian recently, then you know that veterinary care can be expensive. Most pet parents are shocked when presented with an estimate for vet costs that has a comma in it. Pet dental care can be… read more

Cats may seem self-sufficient, but don’t let that fool you. Just like people, your furry feline needs regular wellness checkups. Depending on their age and health status, your vet may recommend bringing your cat in once or twice a year for their wellness exam. Visits for preventive care in kittens… read more

Let’s say your cat, Fluffy, went in for her routine wellness visit, and the vet noticed that she had lost 2 pounds since last year. Granted, she had been a little overweight, but you hadn’t cut her food back to cause this weight loss. Since the vet was concerned, they did bloodwork and found that… read more

The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. What is Horse Cribbing? Cribbing is a behavior exhibited by horses in which they grasp onto a solid object with their incisors (front teeth), contract their neck, and pull back, while simultaneously sucking air into their… read more

Pet Insurance has become more popular as veterinary medical expenses continue to rise. If you’re looking into getting pet insurance for your dog or cat, one important question is whether their health issues are considered to be “pre-existing conditions” and whether any policy will cover them. What… read more

Dogs bring so much joy into our lives, so of course we want to care for them the best we can! Pet insurance is a great way to protect your dog while helping you control the costs of expensive veterinary care. How Does Dog Insurance Work? Dog insurance doesn’t work exactly the same way that human… read more

The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Guinea pigs, commonly referred to as cavies, can make excellent, fun, and loving pets if given appropriate care and veterinary treatment. They are docile and friendly members of the rodent family. Guinea pigs typically do… read more

What Sounds Do Guinea Pigs Make? Guinea pigs, or cavies, are highly social animals. They typically have a male-dominated group hierarchy. As such social creatures, they have evolved a complex range of vocalizations, or sounds. Most of the vocalizations are methods of communication with other guinea… read more

The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Guinea pigs, also known as cavies, are typically docile, easy-to-handle, and loving mammals that can make fantastic pets. Related to capybara and mara, they are one of the larger types of rodents. Wild guinea pigs still roam… read more

Guinea pigs are rodents originally from the Andes Mountains of South America. They still live in the wild across South America today. Guinea pigs live in a variety of habitats, ranging from moist savannas to forests and deserts. They can be found from Venezuela to Patagonia, however, they are not… read more