2015’s Dog of the Year Award Goes to Tara the Hero Cat

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Tara the Cat Recognized for Courage in the Face of Danger It’s never a surprise when a dog wins the award for pet hero of the year; dogs... Read more

Purebreds Are Not So Different From Mutts After All

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I love mutts. I love purebreds. I love dogs in general, and I think it’s important to understand just how poorly the lines have been... Read more

What a Complete Blood Count (CBC) Can Tell Us About Your Pet's Health

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We’ve all been there. Staring in anticipation at the sharp and shiny needle, poised above our arm, ready to pierce tender skin and withdraw... Read more

New Evidence Supports the Importance of Vitamin D for Cats

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A recent study published in the online journal PLoS ONE shows how important vitamin D is, especially to sick cats. As the authors explain:... Read more

Protecting Pets in Abusive Human Relationships

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Did you know that 1/3 of domestic violence victims delay leaving an abusive relationship due to concern for their pets? Data also shows that... Read more

Cherry Eye in Dogs

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Did you know that dogs have six eyelids — three for each eye? Many owners don’t, at least until something goes wrong with one of... Read more

Straight from the Headlines: Cat Lick Causes Blindness in Ohio Woman

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In case you have been letting your cat lick your eyeball lately, here’s a warning: don’t. A woman in Ohio recently lost vision... Read more

Pets Help People and Communities

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The health benefits for individuals who own pets have been well documented: - Petting an animal reduces a person’s blood pressure... Read more