Is Pet Dehydration a Cause for Concern?

It’s easy to take a healthy pet’s wellness for granted. After all, if all the components of health are in place, such as diet, exercise, and disease prevention, a unique balance prevails. However, if a single element is out of whack, the entire foundation can crash. So it is with pet dehydration. Pets typically drink [...]

On the Run: How to Handle Pets Who Like to Escape

When it comes to pets who like to escape, the “now you see me, now you don’t” act couldn’t be more frightening. An estimated one in three pets will go missing in their lifetimes, and many of these are cat and dog escape artists. While your mini Houdini (Hound-ini?) may only make it down the [...]

The Ultimate Party Pooper: Gastrointestinal Obstructions in Pets

Just like small children, our pets tend to explore the world with their mouths. This is all fine and well, but some things just aren’t meant to enter the digestive system. Some items or substances can be irritating or even toxic, and still others can get stuck if swallowed. Gastrointestinal obstructions in pets are no [...]

Pets and People Meds: Preventing a Pet Poisoning Emergency

Most pet owners go to great lengths to keep their furry loved ones safe, but many of us end up overlooking the potential for a pet poisoning situation right in our own homes. Every year, one-quarter of all phone calls to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) and half of calls to the Pet [...]

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