Dogs need physical exercise but, just as humans do, they crave mental stimulation as well. Providing them with challenging games or puzzles makes them more mentally agile and builds the human–animal bond, both of which are critical to a dog’s health and happiness.
Whether the cause is medical, hormonal, or behavioral, getting to the root of the problem is the key to proper treatment.
If your cat acts afraid of the carrier, the car, and, hence, the veterinarian, here are some tips to ease that fear—and your own frustration.
Sharing a home with more than one pet comes with certain challenges. Here ar the solutions you need.
But before you hit the road with your cat or dog in tow, read these eight tips to help ensure that your trails will be incident-free.
While snuggling on the couch or playing catch with your pet is enjoyable, there is another way to have fun with your pet, too. Think good deed. You and your pet can volunteer to help people who could use some furry, four-footed assistance.
To catch and prevent health problems, veterinarians suggest a pet wellness plan. These caring doctors are ready and willing to help your pet recover, but keeping your pet from getting ill in the first place is their highest priority.
Also known as Acral Lick Granuloma, this is a thickened, hairless, or ulcerative area of the skin, most often located on the top of the wrist or hock area, caused by excessive licking of that area.
A therapy dog helps high school students and owners alike.
Agility is an athletic event in which dogs and owners/handlers negotiate an obstacle course while racing against other teams’ times. It is designed to showcase the teamwork between the dogs and handlers.