This week: A former president gets a service dog, Jaguars get a dog park, and pet meds may help humans, too.
This week: The world’s ugliest dog is crowned, we say goodbye to a talking gorilla, and a dog performs CPR—or does he?
This week: A poll determines America’s favorite on-screen pet, a cool tool estimates the cost of earning a DVM degree, and smarter animals could cause more trouble.
This week: Potential mates swipe right on pictures of pets, a daring raccoon holds a city in thrall, and first responders save . . . a really tired dog?
This week: The world’s oldest cat celebrates a birthday, the Uber of dog-walking apps, and what adolescent mice can teach us about teenagers.
The cold that has enveloped most of the U.S. lately has no doubt exacerbated some aging symptoms in older pets. Older animals may suffer from osteoarthritis or neurologic conditions that limit physical activity. Beyond physical activities, cognitive issues increase, sensory capabilities decline and anxiety may follow as older pets often become ignored.
As vaping rates continue to skyrocket, particularly among teens, so do concerns about its adverse health effects. But what about its effects on pets?
As we enter the third year of the pandemic, continued uncertainty has everyone feeling a little beleaguered. Plus we have the holidays to get through. Here are some strategies to help hospitals manage.
According to statistics, animal control officials across the country see a 30–60% increase in lost pets each year between July fourth and sixth. In fact, July fifth is traditionally one of the busiest days of the year for animal shelters.
Iowa’s top veterinary official has confirmed that multiple cases of a zoonotic canine disease have surfaced in the Hawkeye State. State Veterinarian Jeff Kaisand, DVM, has confirmed that cases of Canine Brucellosis were discovered at a commercial dog-breeding facility in Marion County, Iowa.