Tips on keeping your dog safe in the car

Unrestrained pets cause more than 30,000 accidents in the United States per year!

Vomiting in cats

Vomiting is a common condition seen in cats. Bring your cat to the vet if the vomiting persists.

Tips on selecting hamster cages

Choosing a cage for your hamster should be one of the most important decisions as a hamster owner. Here are some tips to select a safe, comfortable and clean home for your hamster.

The truth about chicken and chicken by-products in pet food

Chicken is commonly seen as the first ingredient in pet foods. Ever wondered what is the difference between "Chicken" and "Chicken meal"? Find out what a chicken by-product is and whether if it's a good or bad ingredient to have in your pet's food.

Canine Epilepsy: what you should know

Canine Epilepsy, or seizures in dogs, are not uncommon. There can be a myriad of reasons why a dog suffers from epilepsy. While it may be a frigtening experience for owners who have never witnessed a seizure before, it is important to know what to do when, or if it happens.

Grape and raisin toxicity in dogs

You've probably heard that grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs. But what most do not know is the severity of the situation, if your canine were to ingest these fruits. We explain the causes and effects of grape and raisin toxicity.

How to perform emergency first aid

In any emergency, keeping a calm and clear mind is important. First aid is in no way a substitute for proper medical care that is administered by a veterinarian. It is simply a means to alleviate the situation before proper medical care can be administered. When proper first aid is rendered, the sick dog may recover quickly even before medical care is given. It is essential that you bring your dog to the vet for an examination after you have performed basic first aid.

Putting together an emergency first aid kit for pets

A first aid kit for your pet will come in handy in emergencies. A standard kit for humans may suffice, but it is better to have the necessary items to clean and bandage your pet's wound, fashion a muzzle or even extract stingers in cause of bee stings.

Hairballs: Getting a hold on your pet’s shedding

Pulling your hair out over your pup's shedding? The bad news is: all pets shed. There is no good news; the best one can do is damage control. This is hardly shocking for veteran pet owners, but for the uninitiated, there is still work to be done.

10 Things Veterinary Professionals Want You to Know about Pet Care

Amidst all the pet-care advice, services and products available in the market these days, how do you keep track of what is essential for your furkid?