If you haven’t already noticed, we have been introducing some tips, tricks, and checklists for those of you who are thinking about adding a furry, four-legged companion to your family this year. Now, it’s time to help you choose the breed that’s just right for you and your family! Over the next few weeks, we will be rolling out articles on the 10 most popular breeds – with perhaps a few bonus breeds, too! – for 2018 It’s important to note this is not a definitive ranking, but rather a collection of what we think will be the 10 most popular breeds of 2018 and how they might fit with your family! If you want to see the rankings for the 10 most popular breeds of 2017 and years past, you can find…
9 Reasons Why Your Vet Would Send Your Pet to a Veterinary Behaviorist
Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly discusses nine reasons why your veterinarian may recommend that you take your pet to a board-certified veterinary behaviorist.
How to Tell if Your Pet is in Pain
Healthy Animals, Healthy People, Healthy Planet How to Tell if Your Pet is in Pain This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian Yes, animals can “talk” to you if you know how to read their subtle body language. Pain is universal and one of the most common feelings animals will convey. Obviously, most owners can detect a limp or a painful cry, but pain that’s chronic, or moderate enough to withstand, takes more scrutiny to recognize. Dogs and cats generally show a change in behavior or temperament when they’re uncomfortable. A normally happy and affectionate pet may become irritable and refuse to be held or petted. A normally rambunctious dog may prefer to sit or lie quietly and be left…
Should Cats or Dogs Sleep in Bed With You? We Ask Vet Professionals What They Do
It's a topic that's divided many households: should cats or dogs sleep in bed with you? We surveyed readers and vet professionals to learn where their pets sleep.
Pet Care: Why Grooming Is Important
Keep your cats and dogs in show-worthy condition for better health.
Top 10 Animals that Attack Pets
Part of the responsibility of pet ownership means being aware of the dangers that your dog or cat may face from wild animals. Here is a rundown of 10 common animal attackers, along with advice on what you can do to protect your pet from their dangers.
The squeeze: What happens when owners can’t pay for veterinary care?
Tragedy in Michigan results in backlash against profession
Why Spay And Neuter Your Pet in Fairfield, CA
Spaying and neutering your family pet has many benefits for both you and your pet animal. For spaying and neutering services in Fairfield, CA. visit us.
How to Housetrain Your Dog or Puppy : The Humane Society of the United States
Housetraining your dog or puppy requires far more than a few stacks of old newspapers—it calls for vigilance, patience, plenty of commitment and above all, consistency.
How to Volunteer at Animal Shelters
Want to volunteer at a shelter? A lot of non-profit shelters rely on volunteers to fill in where a staff member would be if they could afford it.