No doubt about it: we love our pets. As in, spending upwards of $60 billion on them each year. That’s a lot of squeaky toys and kibble.
It’s a good thing Instagram celebrity Doug the Pug lives in the United States. If he were from the United Kingdom, he might confront an unexpected stigma this week after the British Veterinary Association called for prospective dog owners to avoid flat-faced dog breeds.
Welcome to Manhattan’s Animal Medical Center (AMC), an establishment where the furry, scaly, and feathered patients are treated with the utmost care and dedication. Just like any other hospital, AMC takes care of those suffering from a range of illnesses, injuries, and conditions, but unlike your average ER, the reward for a job well done … Continue reading Introducing The Veterinary Hospital Where Cuddles Are A Huge Part Of The Job
Pet health care is getting more advanced — and expensive. Last year, Mary Atwater-Kellman discovered her adopted pug Emoji had melanoma on his lip. He was 11, old for a dog, but Atwater-Kellman couldn’t bear to part with him. So she paid for chemotherapy treatment. Since then, more health issues have emerged, including a bout … Continue reading When Fluffy’s Surgery Costs More Than a Car
You quickly run your hands along your dog’s head, back, and belly, and, finding no ticks, you think your job is done. Actually, finding ticks on your dog is not so simple. These tiny bloodsuckers are good at playing hide-and-seek, particularly when their host is covered in thick, dark hair.