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.

 

Daily Cute: Shark-Squirrel Loves Avocados

Thumbelina was a rescued squirrel who was too domesticated to be released back into the wild. Watch her attack an avocado!

7 Subtle Signs Your Dog Is Stressed

Most people know a dog’s tail between its legs is likely body language for stress. But what about the more subtle ways a dog shows it’s uncomfortable? Here are seven signs your dog might be stressed — and what you can do about it. 1. Yawning A yawn after your canine friend has finally completed […]

Daily Cute: Dog Carrying a Go Pro is the Best

If closeups of dog snoots are your thing, then this is the video for you!

Daily Cute: Kittens Playing Peek-a-Boo

This bush is full of kittens, and they're basically playing some kind of adorable reverse-Wack-a-Mole.

Daily Cute: A Roomba is No Match for this Cat

Most cats are terrified of Roombas, but not this kitty, who is way too busy to give a cleaning robot the time of day.

Should You Shave Your Double-Coated Dog?

To shave or not to shave double-coated dogs is a hot topic among professional groomers.

Daily Cute: Just a Husky Bonding with a Butterfly

A butterfly landed on this dog's forehead, and she does not know how to handle it.

21 Home Remedies for Dogs and Cats

From knocking out fleas and ticks to fighting the havoc of hairballs, these natural home remedies for dogs and cats are both planet and pet approved.

Daily Cute: Meet Buddha, the Skateboarding Dog

Buddha doesn't love going on walks, but this dog loves to ride on his skateboard!

9 Pro Tips for Moving a Cat Cross Country

When we first learned that we’d be moving our two cats, Andy and Fiona, from Wyoming to Washington, we knew we were in for a wild ride. Andy, the more jovial of the pair, we didn’t worry about for a second. Fiona, on the other hand, skeptical and easily spooked, has never welcomed change. Getting her […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Cat Happy

August 8 is officially World Cat Day. Created by International Fund for Animal Welfare, it’s a day to “celebrate the bond between humans and cats.” To celebrate that bond, try some of the following tips to make sure your furry companions are energized, healthy and well-loved. It’s a misconception that cats are very self-reliant, aloof animals. […]

Daily Cute: Squirrel Trolls some Cats Through the Glass

This cheeky squirrel knows what's up.

Daily Cute: This Cat’s Relaxation Pose is a Thing to Behold

Sometimes, you just can't figure out how to get comfortable, but we don't think this cat has ever had that problem.

What to Consider when RVing with Your Pets

There's nothing better than an RV that provides all the comforts of home, especially if you're bringing your pets. Here's how to plan a pet-friendly RV trip.

Daily Cute: What a Helpful Chipmunk!

This genius chipmunk shows a bluejay how to defeat a tricky peanut snack.

These 3 Websites Will Help You Find the Perfect Cat Sitter

As independent as cats may be, it can be really helpful to hire a cat sitter if you plan to be out of town for more than a couple of days. Not only do house cats rely on their caregivers for food and water, but also for continuous companionship and affection. Without this stability, cats may […]

Daily Cute: Check Out This Tiny Hamster in a Tiny House

This lucky hamster has a whole, tiny, popsicle stick house, complete with a tiny kitchen. And, as you can probably guess, it's adorable.

Daily Cute: This Sloth Needs a Hug

Buttercup the sloth gives a sanctuary visitor at the slowest, sweetest hug you'll ever see.

Daily Cute: Watch this Dog and Owner be Reunited

Daisy was reunited with her person, and she couldn't be more thrilled. If lost dog stories break your heart, this video will do the opposite of that.

How to Spend More Time With Animals When You Can’t Get a Pet

Love animals, but have a living situation that prohibits you from becoming a pet parent? You’re definitely not alone. To the chagrin of renters everywhere, pet ownership simply isn’t always possible. Whether you rent a pet-free apartment, travel too often, can’t afford to get a pet, or live with someone who has allergies, you can still […]

What to Do If Your Cat is Missing

A pet detective shares tips for what to do (and not do) if your cat is missing. 

Daily Cute: Just a Dog Having the Time of Her LIFE in a Pool

This black lab, named Teal, loves splashing in the water. Let her pure joy wash over you!

Daily Cute: When it’s Skunk vs. Kitten, We All Win!

Duke the skunk and Moo the kitten face off in the cutest competition of all time. Don't worry - no furry friends are harmed.

Daily Cute: Chipmunk Kisses a Rabbit

They were trying to capture an adorable chipmunk eating the fallen birdseed on the ground. What they captured instead was the sweetest thing you'll see all day.

Daily Cute: Rescue Bears are so Happy to see their Buddy!

Jim from Orphaned Wildlife Center was on vacation. The sweet greeting the bears give him on his return will melt your heart.

 

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