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Cat Health & Tips

How to Choose the Best Airline for Your Pet

Our pets are more part of our families than ever. According to a 2015 survey conducted by the Harris Poll, 95% of U.S. pet owners consider their pet to be “one of us”. Increasingly we are treating our pets like

Skin Cancer in Pets

Skin tumors are considered common in dogs and cats. “Common” is a relative term. For a dog, common means that yes, you are very likely to see at least one skin tumor on your dog during the course of their

Kidney Stones in Dogs & Cats: What You Should Know

Does My Pet Have Kidney Stones or Bladder Stones? Good Question! Unlike people, where kidney stones are unfortunately fairly common and most often very painful, dogs and cats are relatively unlikely to get kidney stones during their lifetime. Bladder stones

Cat Halloween Costumes that Veterinarians Approve

Cat Costumes Should be Fun And Safe With a wide variety of cat Halloween costumes to choose from, picking a costume for your kitty can seem daunting. So we’d like to make it a little easier for you! Whether you

Five Tips to Make Veterinary Visits Stress-Free for Your Cat

Veterinarians recommend that cats receive a wellness checkup once per year, but according to PetFinder.com, fewer than half of all cat owners take their cat to the veterinarian unless they are sick. Managing cat anxiety during veterinary visits can be stressful for