10 Signs Your Dog May Have a Headache

do dogs get headaches

April 26, 2019

Because dogs and humans share more than 80% genetic similarity, researchers believe dogs get headaches, even migraines, like humans. Of course they can't tell you their head hurts, but if you watch carefully, these 10 signs may signal a clue.

With Focused Rehab, Injured Puppy Is Back on His Feet

With Focused Rehab, Injured Puppy Is Back on His Feet

April 26, 2019

Veterinarians said Maverick would never walk again, but his humans knew better.

Does Your Pet Have the Superior Qualities Needed to Fill This Coveted Role?

therapy dog

April 25, 2019

Does your pet consistently demonstrate these five behaviors? If so, they might qualify for this fast-growing coveted role. But many pets pass Nos. 1 through 4, yet don't show the right stuff for No. 5. How does your pet fare? If she passes this test, here's what to do next.

Savannah Cat Massages German Shepherd Sibling

Savannah Cat Massages German Shepherd Sibling

April 25, 2019

A day in the life of a German shepherd and his best bud, a purebred Savannah cat.

Why Dogs Need Time to Sniff

Why Dogs Need Time to Sniff

April 25, 2019

If you hurry your dog along through walks, not letting her stop to sniff, you're depriving her of one of the key methods she uses to explore the world. All dogs need time to sniff to their heart's content, both on walks and through more structured activities like K9 nose work.

Highly Contagious Disease Still Threatens These Pets

distemper in dogs

April 24, 2019

Most people think it's been eradicated. But that's not completely true. Certain pets still slip through the cracks - especially for these pets. Don't make assumptions, or you could kick yourself many times over - because this disease can kill in two to five weeks.

No Such Thing as 'Micro' Pigs

No Such Thing as 'Micro' Pigs

April 24, 2019

Hoping to adopt a 'teacup' pig, a woman bought one, but little Boris just kept growing.

One of the Worst Pet Misreads That Robs You of Affection

One of the Worst Pet Misreads That Robs You of Affection

April 23, 2019

If you're like many pet parents, you may be misinterpreting these common behaviors, thinking your pet wants food or treats. But if you make that mistake, you not only can end up overfeeding your pet, you may also miss out on precious opportunities to deepen the bond you share.

Labrador Puppies Learn to Climb Steps

Labrador Puppies Learn to Climb Steps

April 23, 2019

While enjoying a mild day, chubby Labrador puppies learn the art of climbing stairs.

Zebra Stripes Protect Against Biting Flies, Scientists Say

Zebra Stripes Protect Against Biting Flies, Scientists Say

April 23, 2019

For years, scientists have speculated about why zebras have stripes. They knew the stripes must help these uniquely beautiful animals, but in what way? Researchers now report that unlike other equine animals like most horses and donkeys, zebras, which have stripes, are better able to avoid fly bites.

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