As you plan your road trips this summer, be sure to consider your pet’s car safety before pulling out of the driveway. With states like Hawaii, Connecticut, Illinois, and Maine banning motorists from driving with their pets in their laps and New Jersey debating a law that would require pets to wear seatbelts, now’s the … Continue reading 10 Car Safety Items for Your Pet
Keeping your cat healthy means giving him the highest quality pet food available. But even beyond the quality of the food, certain cat nutrition needs may need to be met to maintain his well-being. A low-protein diet is often one of the special food recommendations made by veterinarians.
On Jan. 4, 11 years and 26 days after I walked out of an animal shelter in New Jersey with a little white and brown dog attached to the end of a brand-new leash, she died. On this day, an undiagnosed tumor pressed down on Emily’s brain and told her that she needed to escape, … Continue reading Things I Wish I Had Known When My Dog Died
Every day, pets across the country are undergoing some sort of procedure; whether it’s routine or an emergency that requires anesthesia, owners know it’s all a part of the process. But just like for humans, there’s a risk to “going under,” and it’s important to be aware of potential complications, to know what questions to … Continue reading What Every Dog Owner Should Know When It Comes to Anesthesia
Leptospirosis is a bacteria found in water that can cause serious damage to the liver and kidneys of dogs. It can also be transmitted from animals to humans.