Makers of dog food know how willing many of us are to spend on our pets, and they fill the marketplace with high-end ”premium” brands. But does your dog really need the expensive stuff?
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Your next-door neighbor’s yippy Bijon Frise — who clearly has a serious Napoleon complex and a seemingly endless desire to draw blood from people’s ankles — may be far more likely to bite someone than your cuddly Pit Bull, but that doesn’t mean your insurance company cares.
There’s nothing cuter than a dog doing a trick — and, sometimes, nothing more annoying. Although it may not sound like a big deal for a dog to do a trick without a signal from his pet parent, it can actually be a major issue, depending on the dog and the trick.
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While chocolate, pesticides and rat poison get prime billing, others receive short shrift from the public. Which toxins make your list of the least respected pet poisons out there?
By Liz Palika, Vetstreet.com Everyone needs appropriate opportunities to release stress, expend energy and give boredom the boot. That includes people, dogs, cats and, yes, even rabbits and ferrets. Such… More
No one intends for it to happen: A purse is left on the floor, and within minutes, your Boston Terrier is parading around with an empty prescription bottle or a chocolate wrapper in his mouth.
Although dog training has become more of a science than a craft in recent years, some persistent myths still mislead us when reading canine behavior. Don’t let a myth harm your relationship with your pooch. Here, we dispel 14 common myths and look at the facts.
A number of human foods are dangerous to pets. Many of these foods may seem tasty to our pets but can prove deadly if eaten. It can be very tempting to offer pets food from the table, but pets should not be given human food unless recommended by your veterinarian.
We’ve culled the names of more than 950,000 puppies and 450,000 kittens born in 2011 from Vetstreet’s records to determine the year’s top pet monikers. While gathering our data, we also noticed some interesting trends, including owners who dole out pet names normally reserved for human kids.