Pets

Poison control center shares top toxins

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) recently released the Top Toxins of 2017 list. The annually updated data is a critical resource for pet owners, veterinarians, and shelters nationwide, helping to keep animals safe and healthy. The APCC call center, which operates 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, handled approximately 199,000 cases in 2017, an increase […]

While unique, hybrid cats can develop behavioral issues

According to the Pet Poison Helpline (PPH), hybrid cats were first created in the 1970s as an effort by scientists to study the possible resistance to feline leukemia in wild cats. The goal of this research was to better understand hereditary factors for leukemia and how to combat the disease. The cats bred for this research were ultimately given to […]

Build an early relationship between your pet and vet

Routine well visits are an important part of maintaining overall health for adults and children. The same can be said for ensuring family pets are thriving as well. Veterinarians play a key role in the lives of companion animals. Veterinarians should be consulted for more than just illnesses. Their input is a key component of proper pet care. Having a […]

April is Heartworm Awareness Month

Understanding and treating heartworm

 Conscientious pet owners understand they must be on the lookout for a host of issues that can affect the health and well-being of their pets. One such issue is heartworm. What is heartworm? The American Heartworm Society (AHS) notes that heart… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

The Lost Puppy Case Files:

Becoming Andy Warhol

Me and my artwork. Photo by Brian Miller.EDITOR’S NOTE: Case is now approaching approximately six months old, a good 40 pounds of wall-towall energy, and has nearly tripled in size since wandering in off the street on Jan. 2. This is the fourth insta… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Snakes versus furry companions an option

 Pets come in all shapes and sizes. Dogs and cats may be the first animals that come to mind when people think of pets, but pets need not be furry or four-legged to make great additions to a home. According to the 2017- 2018 National Pet Owners … Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]


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