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.
How to make your dog vomit
If your dog ate something you know is toxic, what do you do? Making him vomit is in many cases the best next step. Always best to call your veterinarian and make sure. There are some things that sh…
13 Animal Emergencies that Require Immediate Veterinary Consultation and/or Care
Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes; Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging; Bleeding from nose, mouth,
How To Give a Cat a Bath
Our step-by-step guide to bathing and grooming your cat without getting splashed or scratched in the process.
How veterinarians can help minimize risk of disease from pets
Pet owners can help protect themselves from diseases animals may carry by seeking regular, complete veterinary care for pets and by following good hygiene practices, experts say. Different species present certain pathogen risks. Veterinarian and AVMA Past President Dr. Douglas Aspros says owners can help stop parasite transmission from their dogs by following their veterinarian's deworming advice. Cats can be a source of pathogens, but they are not a major source of toxoplasmosis infection in humans as people commonly think, Dr. Aspros said.
Video du Jour: Horse agility
It's for real. There are even shows and national and international organizations devoted to it. So, is horse agility cool? Weird? Cool in a weird sort of w...
Promise — I Feed Him! Why Is My Dog Always So Hungry?
Is your dog always begging for more food when he's already getting plenty? Here's what's going on with your hungry dog and how to tell if he's actually OK.
10 Questions Veterinarians Really Wish Pet Owners Would Ask
Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly lists the 10 questions that would make a vet's (and owner's) life much easier — if only pet owners would ask them.
What Your Veterinarian Wishes You'd Stop Feeding Your Pets
Peanut butter, for one.
How Many Times a Day Should I Feed My Dog or Cat?
Wondering how often you should feed your cat or dog? Twice a day? Several times a day? Our veterinary nutritionist says it depends on a number of factors.