Study compares the health of indoor versus outdoor cats

outdoor cats

June 18, 2019

The study conclusion came as a surprise to the researchers, but it's difficult for me to imagine why. I've suspected it for years. Take advantage of these study results to help your indoor or outdoor kitty live the healthiest life possible.

The things you do for love — for your pets

The things you do for love — for your pets

June 18, 2019

These sweet stories were created when people made big changes for their pets.

How Alzheimer’s patients respond to therapy dogs

dementia therapy dogs

June 18, 2019

Besides feelings of loneliness and isolation, people with dementia often find communication difficult, even with caregivers and family members. But when therapy dogs come in to interact with them, the patients benefit from the love, comfort and mental stimulation. Friendly, nonthreatening pets often evoke pleasant memories, help them relax and provide them a much-needed emotional outlet.

Appetite in dogs — Too little or too much can spell trouble

inappetence in dogs

June 17, 2019

If your dog's appetite is waning either abruptly or gradually, take note. You want to investigate the cause, and if this happens, treat it as an emergency. Even a more-than ravenous appetite may be a sign all is not well. Know when to see your veterinarian.

A new take on a ‘bird’s eye view’

A new take on a ‘bird’s eye view’

June 17, 2019

Charlie, a cockatoo, can take goofy to a whole new level when it's time for this game.

Weekly pet quiz — Vaccination, cat responses and pet food

week 70 pets quiz

June 17, 2019

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

The telltale signs of seasonal allergies

seasonal pet allergies

June 16, 2019

Forget everything you know about human seasonal allergies when it comes to your pet. The signs in a cat or dog are much different. Know the signs to watch for, and what to do to help your pet feel more comfortable. Plus, my favorite natural antihistamine for pets to help ease itching discomfort.

Pit bull pets show what sweet babies they can be

Pit bull pets show what sweet babies they can be

June 16, 2019

It's impossible to be sad around these sweet pups: Meaty, Sassy, Dazzy and Philly.

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.

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