Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism was virtually nonexistent. Now it’s an epidemic — and some scientists think a class of everyday chemicals might be to blame.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. There is concern this year about a surge in the number of people and dogs in the Northeast who’ll be infected with Lyme. You can blame the disease increase on the bumper crop of acorns last fall.
The arrival of springtime means Lyme disease is again resurfacing as a concern on the radar screens of people across the country. So, if you go for a hike or take a walk through long grass, chances are that you’ll check yourself for ticks afterward.
When looking at the ingredients in commercial dog food, you’re bound to have some questions, including: “Why all the added colors? Is 21 percent crude protein enough for my dog? What are these items I can’t pronounce?”
Another week, another United P.R. disaster. This time, a giant pet rabbit died on a United flight from London to O’Hare, and the airline’s … not exactly sure what happened. The news is enough to make any responsible pet owner pause and ask “how can I best protect my pet when he or she has … Continue reading How to Keep Your Pet Alive on a Plane