Rehabilitation: Renewal for Stiff and Achy Pets

Like physical therapy in humans, rehabilitation helps restore mobility and function by focusing noninvasive therapies on muscles, bones, joints, and the tissues associated with them.

Bulbs, Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes: What Potential Toxins Are Lurking Below the Soil?

Planting a garden this spring? Lilies, daffodils, tuberous begonias and these other 'bulb' plants can be harmful or toxic to dogs and cats. Learn more here.

5 Things I Didn’t Learn in Vet School

From the importance of preventive care to focusing on reducing pet stress at the veterinary clinic, Dr. Sarah Wooten shares some of the lessons she's learned about being a veterinarian.

Don't Drink the Water: Blue-Green Algae Can Be Deadly for Dogs and Other Animals

Thinking about making some waves with your dog this spring or summer? Be sure to read up on the serious dangers posed by blue-green algae first.

Bartonellosis: Another Reason for Pet Owners to Banish Fleas

Bartonella is the bacteria that causes cat scratch disease in humans. The bacteria can also be transmitted to dogs and cats from contact with infected fleas and possibly ticks.

5 Things Pet Owners Should Know Before Planting Spring Gardens

Learn which garden products, flowers and plants are poisonous to dogs and cats. Follow advice from our veterinarians to create a pet-safe garden.

6 Ways Your Smartphone Camera Can Improve Your Next Vet Visit

Dr. Patty Khuly says using your smartphone camera to take a picture or video of your dog or cat's concerning problem can help your veterinarian. Learn more here.

We Asked, You Answered: What Should You Do With Pets During Holiday Travel?

Planning a vacation with your dog or cat in tow? We asked our Facebook fans for their best advice. Bet you learn a thing or two!

10 Holiday Pet Dangers Lurking in Your Home

Are you celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or another winter holiday? 'Tis the season to brush up on pet safety. Learn about winter dangers to cats and dogs.

Your Cat Etiquette Guide: Tips to Keep Halloween Safe, Fun and Scare-Free

Halloween can be scary for your cat. To help her mind her manners, trainer Mikkel Becker recommends focusing on managing her stress. Check out her tips!

Lawn-Care Tips: How to Keep Your Yard Safe for Pets This Fall

Getting your yard in order prior to the first snowfall? We have lawn-care tips to make your pet-safe yard look its best this fall.

What Pet Owners Should Know About Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

It's possible to develop poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes from being exposed to oils on your pet. Learn how to protect yourself and your pet from these plants.

Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Ehrlichiosis is a tick-born disease that is on the rise. Dr. Marty Becker tells you what signs to look for and how to help keep your dogs and cats safe.

5 Dog Dangers to Avoid This Summer

Summer gives us a chance to enjoy lots of outdoor activities. But before you head out, brush up on these summer dog dangers so you can avoid them!

6 Tips to Help Dogs Swim Safely

Many dogs love to swim, but safety should always be your top priority. Here are some tips from our experts to keep your pup safe in the water this summer.

Beware the Biting, Stinging Insects of Summer

Bees, fire ants, spiders and other bugs can bite and sting your dog or cat. Learn how to deal with common summer pest problems.

Can Pets Get the West Nile or Zika Virus?

There are lots of news stories about the risks of Zika and West Nile viruses infecting people — but what about our pets? Are they at risk, too? Find out here.

Video: Expert Tips for Cat-Proofing Your Home

Do you know which foods are toxic to your cat or which household items can poison your kitty? Check out our video to find out how to keep your cat safe.

5 Factors That Put a Dog at Risk for Heatstroke

Do you know how to reduce the risk of heatstroke for your dog? From obesity, to being left alone in the car, here are five factors you need to be aware of.

5 Things You Might Be Doing That Can Harm Your Pet

Make sure you're not exposing your pets to dangers like secondhand smoke, poisonous lotions and cleaning products and other cat and dog toxins like xylitol.


10 Summer Pet Safety Hazards to Watch Out For

Every summer the Pet Poison Helpline is flooded with calls about pet exposure to toxic products. Take these summer pet safety precautions to keep your pet safe.

Daily Cute: These Wild Sand Kittens are too Precious!

Sand kittens in captivity are nothing new, but this video from October 2017 is the first ever to capture these adorable, threatened cats on camera.

Daily Cute: Watch a Mama Deer Nudge her Fawn to Safety

This sweet little fawn is literally scared stiff in the middle of the road, and her mama so lovingly helps her back to safety.

Daily Cute: Now THIS is How You Eat a Slice of Watermelon

We could all learn a thing or two from this pup about how to properly enjoy watermelon!

6 Fascinating Fish Facts that will Make You Not Want to Eat Them

This week is Fish Are Friends Not Food Week. To celebrate, we've put together a few super interesting facts that will make you definitely not want to eat them.

6 Reasons to Always Pick up Your Dog’s Poop

Part of being a responsible dog owner and a good citizen is picking up after your dog. Here are six compelling reasons to pick up after your dog.

Daily Cute: Dog + Sprinkler = Pure Joy

We dare you to be in a bad mood after watching the sheer delight that this dog gets from playing in a sprinkler.

What is Happy Tail Syndrome, and How Do You Treat It?

If your dog’s tail has cuts or gashes from thumping against hard or sharp-edged surfaces, he may suffer from happy tail syndrome.

Daily Cute: Bask in the Glory of this Pig Blowing Bubbles

This pig loves blowing bubbles in her little pool! She can't get enough, and we can't get enough of watching her!

What You Need to Know to Safely Raise an Indoor-Outdoor Cat

Cat owners have been letting their feline friends roam outside for centuries, but that doesn’t mean the practice of raising an indoor-outdoor cat is harmless. While cats naturally enjoy time spent outdoors roaming, exploring and hunting, there are many pet experts who argue that letting your cat spend extended time outdoors is simply asking for […]

Daily Cute: LOOK at This Koala Fishing!

This koala found an unattended fishing rod, and hilarity ensued.

Daily Cute: This Beagle Puppy Loves Food SO MUCH

You may think that you love food, but that is only because you haven't seen this beagle puppy's enthusiasm when it's feeding time!

It’s National Zoo and Aquarium Month. Here’s Where to Go Instead

June is National Zoo Month, so what better time to talk about the problem with zoos and how kids can learn about - and meet! - animals without doing them harm?

How to Collect a Dog Stool Sample

Fecal exams don't just protect your dog's health. Some parasites can infect and transmit diseases to people. Here's how to collect a dog stool sample for your vet.

What to Know Before Bringing Your Dog to the Beach

Like us, dogs enjoy cool sea breezes and racing along soft stretches of sand. Practicing good dog beach etiquette (and safety!) allows everyone to enjoy the shore.

Daily Cute: Just a Cat Grooming a Gigantic Stuffed Animal

Some cats groom to get clean, and some just groom for the sake of grooming. Juno seems perfectly happy giving this stuffed duck a bath, and more power to her, you know?

Daily Cute: This Cockatoo is Loves to Spin

Sammy, the cockatoo, lives at an animal sanctuary in Australia and loves playing on this old bike wheel. It's like an upcycled, personal ferris wheel. Never stop spinning, little buddy!

Daily Cute: This Puppy Sure Missed His Human Today

This sweet pup could not wait for his best friend to get off of the bus. Let this dog's pure joy wash over you!

Daily Cute: This Lynx Loves Pineapples!

Apollo is a lynx living at Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary. This sweet old cat loves pineapples, and not just to eat! Watch him snuggle and play with his favorite treat.

8 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Cat

Before you bring that sweet fluffball home from the shelter, make sure that you're really ready to add a cat (or another cat) to your life.

Is it OK to Change a Rescued Dog’s Name?

It's common for adopters to change the names of their rescue dogs, but is it good for the dogs themselves? Let's look at when it is and isn't a good idea.

Daily Cute: Baby Chinchillas Make the Best Noises

Look at these sweet fluffballs snuggling on their Tortoro heating pad, and make sure to turn the volume up, so you can hear their adorable squeaking noises.

Daily Cute: This Sheep Thinks He’s a Dog

Marley the rescue sheep grew up with Jess the dog, and he loves doing all of the best dog things.

Daily Cute: Just a Pig Eating Sushi, No Big Deal.

Now this is how you have a pig for dinner. Invite her over for a veggie sushi party!

Daily Cute: Let these Sleeping Kittens Soothe Your Soul

The stretches! The purrs! The furry bellies! This video truly has it all.


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