Dog Age Chart: Forget the 7 Years to 1 Myth

dog age

December 19, 2018

Dogs age astonishingly fast in the first year of life, and from there splits off into size and breed differentials. But you can influence the outcomes more than you think, with these five longevity tricks. Check this chart for your dog's human age today, then proactively enhance his life span.

Woman Saves Parrot No One Else Would Take a Chance On

Woman Saves Parrot No One Else Would Take a Chance On

December 19, 2018

A sad little parrot became the foster pet of a woman who was once a foster child.

How Old Is Old for Your Cat?

cat age

December 18, 2018

Have you ever wondered how old your pet is in human years? Cats don't mature in the same linear fashion we do. During certain times, they age faster. Here's how your vet guesses your pet's age, and 5 ways to help your pet beat the odds.

Frail Baby Goat Bounces Back!

Frail Baby Goat Bounces Back!

December 18, 2018

A newborn goat was so weak, it took a whole family to love him to vibrant health!

Wild Turtles in Texas Are Declining; Here’s How Experts Are Responding

wild turtle

December 18, 2018

Over the last several years, the numbers of four turtle species in Texas have steadily been declining, primarily due to commercial enterprises exploiting them for financial gain. Wildlife officials are now collaborating to prohibit commercial harvesting of these rapidly disappearing varieties.

Freaks Out Your Dog, How to Ease the Distress

dog separation anxiety

December 17, 2018

Please, never punish your dog for this despite the destructive and disruptive behaviors linked to it. It's not intentional, it's a very real terror to him. Fortunately, an interesting new study shows a simple way to reduce the stress and terror. And it's so simple anyone can do it.

Aggressive Cat Becomes a Snugglebug

Aggressive Cat Becomes a Snugglebug

December 17, 2018

A grumpy cat snuggling up and showing her mom some love? It's the best day ever!

Weekly Pet Quiz: Feline Obesity, Toad Poisoning and Pet-Proofing Christmas Tree

week 45 pets quiz

December 17, 2018

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola Healthy Pets last week!

6 in 10 Cats Need This Intervention - Does Yours?

6 in 10 Cats Need This Intervention - Does Yours?

December 16, 2018

The majority of cats are in desperate need of their owner's help. However, many pet parents don't know where to start. Here's what you need to know about correcting this life-threatening problem so your cat can feel better soon.

Sweet Pit Bull Has Challenges, but She’s Loved!

Sweet Pit Bull Has Challenges, but She’s Loved!

December 16, 2018

Although this 'pittie' has a rare disease, she's happy to belong in a loving family.

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