Sep
22
2016
Raising kids and pets together provides numerous benefits: Living in a home with pets lowers your children’s risk of developing allergies, teaches them to treat others kindly, and helps them create a meaningful, lifelong bond with animals....more
Sep
20
2016
Recently, I spent the day shadowing a credentialed veterinary technician in honor of National Veterinary Technician Week—a simple assignment that turned into one of the most eye-opening experiences of my life. ...more
Sep
15
2016
It’s true that indoor cats are a safer bunch than their outdoor counterparts—but how do we keep Sir Purrs-A-Lot from becoming a big, bored couch potato? ...more
Sep
13
2016
Would it surprise you to know that veterinary hospitals, unlike those for humans, do not have to be accredited by any outside agency? It’s true. In fact, fewer than 15 percent of veterinary hospitals in the U.S. and Canada are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). ...more
Sep
8
2016
If you are a devoted cat lover, we’ve got some good “mews!” We rounded up five facts to help you discover a bit more about them. ...more
Sep
6
2016
Physical therapy isn’t just for humans anymore. Rehabilitation is increasingly prescribed for our canine companions to address issues such as mobility, pain, and joint damage due to orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal injury, arthritis, obesity, paralysis, neurological disease, and more. ...more
Sep
1
2016
Canine noise aversion is defined as anxiety and fear based reaction to noise, which is also known as noise sensitivity, anxiety or phobia. ...more
Aug
16
2016
Given the right mix of personality, attention, and drive, many breeds are capable of achieving service dog status. In fact, several organizations specifically seek out rescue or shelter dogs for service training. ...more

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