Caring for your pet goes beyond feeding and grooming it. Learn more about giving your pet meds, pet insurance, and pet supplies here.
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Allergies to Pets
For many, the benefits of animal companionship outweigh the drawbacks of pet allergies. Following these guidelines...
Caring for Your Pet When You're Ill
While caring for a pet can be difficult for people with HIV/AIDS or other immunocompromising conditions, animal com...
Choosing a Veterinarian
There are many factors to consider when choosing a vet. Our guidelines can help you find a vet who will keep you ha...
Coping with the Death of Your Pet
When your pet dies, it's normal to feel overwhelmed by sorrow. Understanding how you grieve and finding ways to cop...
Heart Hazard: Protecting Your Pet from Heartworms
When it comes to heartworm, an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure.
Myths and Facts About Spaying and Neutering
Do you have the facts straight when it comes to spaying and neutering your pet? Find out which commonly held percep...
Six Tips for Caring For Aged Pets
Dogs and cats grow old too quickly. Here are guidelines for their golden years.
Where to Have Your Pet Spayed or Neutered
Most people ask their regular veterinarian to spay or neuter their pet. However, if you are having trouble affordin...
First Aid Tips for Dogs and Cats
If you aren't able to get your sick or injured pet to the vet, you still may be able to help. Check out these first...
What You Can Do If You Are Having Trouble Affording Veterinary Care
Should your pet have a medical emergency, and you find yourself faced with expensive vet bills that you cannot affo...
What You Should Know About Flea and Tick Products
While it is important to protect your pet from fleas and ticks, some common over-the-counter flea and tick products...
Pet Insurance: Is it Worth it?
The cost of veterinary care can be through the roof. But is pet insurance always a better deal?
Dos and Don'ts for Your Trip to the Vet
The dos -- and a few don'ts -- that'll make your next trip to the pet doc go off without a hitch.
Put Your Pet on a Diet
Even some dogs and cats could stand to drop a few pounds.
Pet Smarts: 8 Reasons Having a Dog or Cat Is Good for Your Health
They can make you happy, keep you fit, even lower your blood pressure. Find out why owning a dog or a cat is a pres...