The soaring fresh food trend, is it worth the cost?

fresh pet food

June 15, 2019

The trend for pet parents to buy fresh or frozen raw meals is growing by leaps and bounds, in spite of all the dire safety warnings from the processed pet food industry. Is fresh food really hazardous? More importantly, is it worth spending more money to feed your pet fresh food?

Top magical animal encounters

Top magical animal encounters

June 15, 2019

Sometimes you just need one experience to show how magical the world really is.

Why your dog may not like to cuddle (is it you?)

petting dog

June 14, 2019

Are you making these common mistakes that may be making your dog feel uncomfortable or threatened? Many owners do and then wonder why their pet doesn't want to cuddle or be within touching distance.

A bulldog and his baby girl

A bulldog and his baby girl

June 14, 2019

Gentle from the start: A protective friendship shows the love between a girl and her dog.

Does your cat know her name when she hears it?

does cat know her name

June 13, 2019

Dogs bound in joy at the sound of their name. But cats? Everyone knows they have selective hearing at best. So what researchers found when they set out to learn whether cats know and respond to their names - or even distinguish their name at all - is fascinating indeed.

Sweet kisses animal compilation

Sweet kisses animal compilation

June 13, 2019

Everybody likes kisses, so this compilation of amorous animals will make you smile.

Can foxes climb trees?

Can foxes climb trees?

June 13, 2019

A citizen science project captured video footage of a fox scurrying up a tree. This behavior is found among only two types of canines - one being the gray fox, which is surprisingly adept at climbing trees. With flexible wrists, cat-like paws and long curved claws, gray foxes can rest, forage and find safety among the treetops.

Has your pet suffered a concussion?

dog concussion

June 12, 2019

Yes, pets do get concussions. But since yours can't talk with you, it can be challenging to discern. Use your keen powers of observation. This telltale symptom is a true life-threatening emergency. Others give hints and still require your vet's attention. Here's what to expect next.

Beatboxing budgie is feeling the rhythm; his canine friend is not

Beatboxing budgie is feeling the rhythm; his canine friend is not

June 12, 2019

A dog looks like she's not sure what to think when her budgie buddy starts beatboxing.

Persistent bladder infections? This may be the hidden cause

pandora syndrome

June 11, 2019

FLUTD is a collection of conditions that affects an animal's bladder and urethra. One of the most common conditions is a mysterious one where there's no known cause. But we do know it gets switched on when the central stress response system is activated. Here's how to help your pet.

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