Category: Pet Health

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Rehabilitation: Renewal for Stiff and Achy Pets

Thinkstock Like physical therapy for humans, rehabilitation helps restore mobility and function for dogs and cats. Rusty just wasn’t herself any more. At 10 years of age, the once-active Sheltie lagged behind on walks....

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5 Things I Didn’t Learn in Vet School

Thinkstock Ninety percent of a small-animal veterinarian’s job is preventive care. Learning in veterinary school is a lot like trying to take a sip of water from an open fire hydrant. With the sheer...

5 Things Pet Owners Should Know Before Planting Spring Gardens 0

5 Things Pet Owners Should Know Before Planting Spring Gardens

Hyacinths (pictured here), lilies, daffodils, sago palms, tulips, and begonias — just to name a few — can be toxic to animals and, therefore, should never be planted in the spring garden of a...

10 Holiday Pet Dangers Lurking in Your Home 0

10 Holiday Pet Dangers Lurking in Your Home

If you’re like us, you’d probably agree that so many holiday memories are made in the kitchen. But there’s a whole slew of foods we love that can poison our pets: chocolate, alcohol, macadamia...