New research indicates that commercially available dog food made with human-grade ingredients results in less fecal output than kibble-based dog food.
Multipet households are common—but what if some of those pets, specifically cats and dogs, don’t get along? Pheromones might be the answer.
This week: Owning a dog can lower your risk of death from almost anything, invasive pets are becoming a problem in some US cities, and a new study answers the age-old question: who’s smarter, dog people or cat people?
Feline hyperthyroidism was first diagnosed in cats in 1979. One year later, in 1980, 1 in 200 cats were diagnosed with feline hyperthyroidism. Today, an estimated 1 in 10 cats are affected.
This week: Another downside to legalized pot and a pit bull gets some good press. Plus: can dogs help your headaches go away?
Dog owners might want to consider getting their pet one of those word of the day desk calendars (and a desk to put it on): Researchers in Great Britain have discovered that dogs are able to identify new words when someone speaks them, as well as the someone new who’s speaking them.
Cases of canine housemate aggression spiked when pet owners tried to integrate their new pandemic adoptees into a household where another dog already ruled the roost. Here's how to help clients solve the issue.
New research suggests that outdoor cats may be leaving an unwelcome “gift” behind while out on their rambles—in the form of a potentially deadly parasite.
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 60% of cats in the US are overweight or obese. A couple of researchers at Virginia Tech hoped to do something about that.
One veterinarian at an AAHA-accredited hospital was recently bitten by a five-month-old Labrador. She attributes it—at least in part—to the pandemic.