Preparation, first-aid kits and knowing the locations of veterinary emergency facilities are a pet owner’s best defense.
Although most rabies cases involve wild animals, every pet owner is responsible for having pets vaccinated against this fatal disease.
Medication may not be the simplest solution when cats urinate outside their litter box.
No matter the season, heartworm treatment also can protect pets from roundworm and hookworm infections, which helps keep people safe, too.
On or off leash, dogs can cause trouble for lawns, park users, joggers and others.
Easter lilies, plastic grass, Sago palms and other plants can be life-threatening for dogs and cats.
When trying to choose what to feed your pet, consult your veterinarian and veterinary groups, not labels and advertising.
February is National Dental Month for the veterinary profession, but oral care for pets is a year-round concern.
Short walks for dogs and keeping cats inside are often the best thing you can do for pets in wintertime.
The responsibility of owning a pet goes beyond food, shelter and medical care.