Cats, Carriers and Vets: Tips on making it easier to get your cat to the vet

Many cats are fearful of car rides and veterinary visits, which makes it harder for us to give them good medical care. It also makes it difficult for cat owners ...

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Dog breed genetic tests put to the test

What’s my breed? To gauge the accuracy and consistency of canine DNA breed identification laboratory analyses marketed to curious dog owners, we ran these s ...

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Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

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Alcohol (Ethanol) Poisoning

Dogs and cats can get more than just drunk when they drink alcoholic beverages -- they can get a trip to the emergency room. Pets can die from alcohol ingestion ...

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Gum Can Kill your Dog? GUM? Seriously?! Oh, and GRAPES, too? Great! Just great!

Let’s try the forest – serene communion with nature, right? Nope. Bears can take a chunk out of your hide, trees can fall on your head, and if you nibble the wr ...

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After the Loss, Pet Owners Tell their Pet's Story

‘Cognitive dysfunction’ and ‘sarcopenia’ are as close to a diagnosis as my wife and I (both veterinary specialists) can come to after several rounds of testing, ...

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