How do we to get more pets out of shelters and into apartments? By making the process easier on everyone involved: pets, renters, and landlords.
Pets eat weird things. Everyone knows that, especially veterinarians. But the full extent of the issue is sometime hard to appreciate.
New research shows that owners of a dog with diabetes were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes during follow-up than owners of a dog without diabetes.
If you just said that to a millennial, you’ve probably made a serious tactical error.Twelve percent of millennials have ended a romantic relationship because of a disagreement over their pet’s place in the relationship, according to a new study released this week by Trupanion, a companion animal health insurance provider.
If you live in a part of the country where your water has a high mineral content, also called “hard water,” not only will you use more laundry detergent when washing kennel blankets. You may also see a higher number of urinary health conditions. On April 7, Trupanion, a pet insurance company, released data that linked urinary health conditions in pets with hard water ratings in U.S. cities, as identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Pet owners are spending more money on their pets than ever—last year they spent $72 billion—and they spend more on pet food than any other category.
While some studies suggest that lifelong training and an enriched diet could slow cognitive aging in dogs, most of those focus on dogs in a laboratory setting. Few have explored aging in pet dogs.
Multipet households are common—but what if some of those pets, specifically cats and dogs, don’t get along? Pheromones might be the answer.
The American Heartworm Society ( AHS ) needs your help. It could literally put your practice on the map.
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) affect up to 3% of all cats in the US, and infection rates are significantly higher in cats who are ill or otherwise at high risk—15% and 30% for FeLV and FIV, respectively.