Some of the most commonly marketed “oral health improvement” items are considered unsafe, unwholesome and/or downright unhelpful by board-certified veterinary dentists (and plenty of run-of-the-mill vets like me, too).
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Cats are sweet, loving, funny pets who are oft misunderstood by those who haven’t had the pleasure of owning — or, rather, being owned by — a cat.
While the top 10 don’t yield too many surprises, we’re noticing a few trends and have our eyes on a few rising stars.
For thousands of years, superstitions regarding cats and dogs have guided people’s behavior — or just made for good fireside stories.
I’ve gone through my files — and two of my own books — to find five tidbits worthy of being part of a Trivial Pursuit edition just for dog lovers.
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.
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
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.