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February 28, 2021

Help Your Senior Dog Get Back in the Game of Life
Veterinarian Dr. David Bieber's 9-year-old chocolate lab, Bruno, was the inspiration for his groundbreaking Dogosterone hormone replacement therapy. Bruno's recovery was truly miraculous, and Dr. Bieber is offering training for other veterinarians who want to help their canine patients stay mobile, active and comfortable no matter their age.

Naptime: A Dog and His Kittens
Murkin's favorite naptime situation is with his kittens. For the kittens, it's with Murkin!

February 27, 2021

Treating Creatures Great and Small
Game changer Dr. Allison Bartel is a mixed animal veterinarian with a very busy practice in Saskatchewan, Canada. Dr. Bartel was nominated by a client who greatly appreciates her open-mindedness and willingness to think outside the box.

Pair of Parrots Speak Different Languages
Marnie and Mr. Pretty Bird are two parrots who've perfected the practice of flirting!

February 26, 2021

How Wild Animals Ask Humans for Help
Experts have long believed that wild animals cannot learn to communicate with us. This fascinating first-of-its-kind study proves that assumption wrong by showing us how animals that have never been domesticated can intentionally convey their needs and turn to humans for help.

This Cat Might Have a Water Fixation
Not all cats hate water, as this kitty shows. He seems obsessed with water in any form!

February 25, 2021

Game Changer Wants to End Pet Homelessness and Suffering
Houston is a 'perfect storm' for animal homelessness, thanks to a year-round survivable climate, abundant rural pockets where street animals can easily breed, and decades of ignoring the problem. Houston PetSet is making a difference by raising awareness and tackling overpopulation.

You Could Call This Guy the ‘Bunny Whisperer’
This guy knows just how to get these baby bunnies to emerge from their hiding place!

February 24, 2021

Exercises to Build Your Dog's Core and Boost Flexibility
Humans aren't the only ones to benefit from full-body workouts. There are many options for exercising your pet, especially if your dog needs to shed a few pounds. Find out how to create your own agility course, or simply repurpose everyday household items to help him build core strength.

Fluffy Kitten Thinks She’s a Dog
Rescued as a kitten, this bundle of fluff acts like one of the dogs she was raised with!

February 23, 2021

How to Earn Your Cat's Trust and Affection
According to feline studies, cats really do enjoy interacting with humans, provided you meet two conditions. If your kitty doesn't seem interested in being physically close to you, try these five things to help increase her comfort and trust.

First Footage: Nighttime Clownfish Hatching
Clownfish and giant sea anemones formed a relationship that benefits them both.

February 22, 2021

4 Steps to Controlling Canine Yeast Infections
Most dogs with a yeast infection have it in more than one spot - it can be in their ears, skin and skin folds, armpits, neck and paws. Know what to look for and what to do if you suspect your dog's itchiness or unpleasant odor is due to yeast.

Timid Stray Cat Wants to Join the Family
A stray cat kept looking into their window, but they had to move slowly to build his trust.

February 21, 2021

110 Pets Died, 210 Sickened From Eating Contaminated Food
Over 1,000 lot codes of this food have been recalled. Even if your dog or cat doesn't eat this brand, be sure to check your pet's food labels for these three ingredients which may be sources of a carcinogenic substance that can cause sudden illness and death.

A Big Dog Helps Woman Overcome Her Fear
Starting small, a pet expert helped this woman conquer her lifelong fear of dogs.

February 20, 2021

Compassionate Vet Helps Street Animals and Homeless Pets
Game changer Dr. Andrés Tello is a veterinarian who works along the border of Panama and Costa Rica, treating patients in both countries. He has found his calling providing help to street and homeless animals, and pets belonging to people too poor to pay for veterinary care.

Dog Offers His Paw, but Not Without Complaining
Logan looks like he's ready for a little R&R, and not too crazy about having to 'perform.'

February 19, 2021

How to Travel With Your Emotional Support Pet
Now that airlines are banning emotional support animals from plane travel, it doesn't mean you must leave your pet at home if they are essential for your psychological well-being. Fortunately, you have options for getting to your destination, along with your pet.

Miniature Dachshund Pup Is Nervous on the Stairs
A cute little pup named Errol likes to climb stairs. It's the coming down that bothers him!

February 18, 2021

Instant Traction on Slippery Floors Changes Dogs' Lives
If your dog struggles with navigating slippery hardwood or tile floors, you'll both rejoice at this Game Changer's co-creation. Dr. Julie Buzby is literally transforming lives in minutes with this brilliant solution that allows dogs to use their natural biomechanics to 'grab' the floor with their nails.

Rehabilitating an Injured Puffin in Iceland
A woman who rescued an injured puffin in Iceland knows he's a wild animal, not a pet.

February 17, 2021

How to Know if Your Dog Has a Fever
Most owners wouldn't be able to tell if their dog was developing a fever if they didn't know these other red flags. Learn how to take your dog's temperature at home, what can cause a fever and when to go to the veterinarian.

After the Vet: Oh, Those Puppy Dog Eyes
Without a word, an indignant pup being picked up from the vet makes his feelings clear.

February 16, 2021

Are You to Blame for Your Cat's Eating Problems?
With cats, not eating for longer than a day is a true medical emergency. But what about when your cat nibbles a few bites of food and walks away - or eats the dog's dinner instead? Could your actions be making your cat feel stressed and anxious, and creating a negative association with eating?

Sand Cat Kittens Filmed in the Wild — a First
Big eyes, pointy ears and soft yellow fur make them look like typical kitties. They're not.

February 15, 2021

7 Signs of Tummy Troubles in Your Pet
It's not unusual for dogs to occasionally feel lousy with an upset stomach. Know the seven signs of nausea and six natural ways to help provide fast relief for your pet, as well as when it's time to call your veterinarian.

Meerkats: Cute, Curious and Captivating
This meerkat colony in the Kalahari Desert shows how habituated they are to humans.

February 14, 2021

The Unexpected Ways Dogs and Cats Show Their Love
Some of the ways our pets show their affection for us are obvious, but both cats and dogs have other ways, too, that may be questionable. This Valentine's Day, how many of these strange, even annoying gestures does your pet display toward you?

Pit Bull’s Human Mom Bribes Him to Say ‘I Love You’
Max, a 95-pound pit bull, is all clean and dry, but he's afraid to jump out of the tub!

February 13, 2021

This Game Changer Imparts Ancient Healing Therapy for Pets
Game changer Shanti Zinzi, owner of The AdvoCat in San Francisco, prioritizes the soulful happiness and well-being of companion animals through the use of natural healing modalities.

Guy Fighting for the Lives of Animals Saves His Own
This guy works 100 hours a week 'to give back to animals what they've given to us.'

February 12, 2021

5 Things That Can Make Your Pet Miserable at Home
If your dog or cat suffers from itchy skin or paws, watery eyes, or has frequent ear infections, these five culprits may be why. Two of them you can't even see, and at least a couple others most people would never suspect to be a source of discomfort for their furry best friend. But the fifth may be the worst of all - could your pet be allergic to you?

How Mama Cats Train Their Young — By Example
A woman encourages her cat, and the cat encourages her kitten to climb down a tree!

February 11, 2021

Game Changer Saves the Dogs Others Don't Want
When Jason Flatt made the discovery that 135 pit bulls and pit bull mixes were being euthanized every month at just one Atlanta animal shelter, he knew he had to do something - and fast. Now, as the founder of the Friends to the Forlorn Pitbull Rescue, he's able to save at least a handful of the dogs that everyone else rejects.

Two Stray Dogs’ Lives Are Transformed
Elsa was found half bald, roaming the streets of Romania with her furry friend, Hugo.

February 10, 2021

The Words Behind Your Dog's Strangest Behaviors
Dogs have a vast repertoire of behaviors that they use to communicate with us, some endearing and others downright mysterious. As perplexing as these behaviors may be, we have an obligation to make sense of what they are trying to tell us. Here's your guide to understanding canine 'talk.'

New Homeowners Find Request Regarding Feral Cat
Homeowners found a note asking them to love the feral cat in the backyard, so they did!

February 9, 2021

How to Tell if Your Cat Is in Pain
Because felines are so masterful at hiding pain, you as their protector must be able to read the signs. After surveying an international panel of 19 veterinary experts, researchers have come up with what they believe is the window to a kitty's pain, together with 25 reliable and sensitive signs for you to use.

Scottish Highlands Are Forever Friends in Sanctuary
Virginia farmer provides sanctuary and friendship for gentle Scottish Highland cattle.

February 8, 2021

The Canine College Program With a Higher Purpose
Each semester, a group of 8-week-old puppies enrolls at Duke University for three months. Like human students, they live on campus and bunk in dorms. However, this program is a bit more demanding - it's tough to get in and only half of the puppies 'graduate' to go on to benefit others.

Two Cats Show Feisty Dog Who’s Boss!
Two cats and two dogs hilariously upset one's assumptions about cat and dog behavior!

February 7, 2021

Why Some Dogs Like to Play More Than Others
Some dogs, like the vizsla, are just naturally more playful than breeds like pugs and Chihuahuas. While there are certainly exceptions, play is important to all dogs and is vital to their social, physical and cognitive development. Here are five fun indoor games to encourage your dog's sense of play.

Parrot Loves His New Stuffed Bunny
Marnie, a parrot, has quite a collection of stuffed rabbits, but always enjoys a new one.

February 6, 2021

All Pets Deserve the Good Life
Game changer Erin Kowalski founded her non-profit organization, Wild Hearts, to help provide lifelong comprehensive care to animals with mobility issues.

Senior Cat Likes Watching One Particular Movie
Ella is an adopted shelter cat that surprised her new owners with her movie obsession!

February 5, 2021

The Brain Effects of Captivity on the Third Most Popular Pet
These animals have become very popular pets, but when compared to their wild counterparts, the effects of domestication are striking. The white matter structure and smaller amygdala in their brains lessens possibly explaining their placid and trusting temperament, but the fact remains that they still have significant needs for care.

Excited Dog Sounds Like a Seal, or Maybe a Pig!
Dennis' crazy barking noises are so endearing. They even helped him get adopted!

February 4, 2021

Game Changer Vet Taps Into the Healing Potential of Pets
Dr. Iulo has two practices - a general practice that offers conventional veterinary services and a mobile, integrative veterinary practice. The approach she takes and the tools she uses in each couldn't be more different, for both the pet parents and her patients.

Young Hereford Bull Frolicking in a Haystack
If you thought Hereford bulls were too dignified to have fun, this video shows some do!

February 3, 2021

Could This Popular Chew Break Your Dog's Teeth?
There's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to chew recommendations for dogs. For certain chewers, this economical chew may be a good choice. But with more aggressive chewers, it could potentially lead to an astronomical vet bill. Here's how to tell if a chew is the right one for your dog.

Guard Cats to Neighbor Dog: ‘You Shall Not Pass!’
Every time the neighbor dog shows up in their garden, these cats try to ambush her!

February 2, 2021

The Special Needs of Senior and Geriatric Cats
Many cats today live into their late teens and early 20s. However, once they reach this golden age, their needs can shift significantly. Are you doing all you can to support your older kitty's well-being and to help her feel comfortable and secure?

Pup Plays Dead to Avoid the Vet!
This dog plays her most convincing hand to avoid the vet, but her owner is clever, too!

February 1, 2021

Ignoring This Canine Eye Condition Could Lead to Blindness
As alarming as it is to first notice this condition in your pet's eyes, not acting swiftly could be a big mistake. Find out why cherry eye, or prolapse of the lacrimal gland inside the third eyelid, requires prompt professional attention for the sake of your pet's eyesight.

Love at First Sight: Shelter Cat Chooses His Human
Think pets can't fall in love at first sight? When Kate snuggled Theo, he wouldn't let go!