Current Pet News

January 29, 2019 - Issue 2239


This Disorder Looks Like Dirt, but Can Feel Intensely Painful

feline acne

January 29, 2019

Just because it looks as innocent as a little backyard dirt doesn't mean you should treat it as such. It can progress to painful abscesses that rupture, bleed, ooze and scab over, again and again - sometimes even permanently, making your poor pet the big loser.

Guinea Pigs Rescued From the Street

Guinea Pigs Rescued From the Street

January 29, 2019

These animal rescuers usually save dogs, but this time it's guinea pigs trying to survive on the street.

Turtles as Pets: What You Need to Know to Keep Them Healthy

turtle pet

January 29, 2019

If you think a turtle might be a fairly easy-care pet, there may be a few things to consider before making a commitment. Depending on the species you adopt, pet turtles require special care in regard to food, light, water and, just like people, specific spaces for R&R as part of their habitat.