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Flying With Dogs 101: General Rules, Cost And Travel Tips

If you’re planning a flight with your pup, you may wonder whether that cute little face will be the perfect passenger or a high-maintenance mess. Knowing your dog is key to pre-travel planning.  Seasoned traveler Hilary Sloan, of New York City, who has flown her small dog Ella Bean... more

Pet Rats: A Guide To The Surprisingly Smart And Affectionate Rodent

If your knowledge of rats extends about as far as Pizza Rat — the viral rodent who carried a slice of pizza down a flight of subway stairs — that’s about to change. Though their reputation of being dirty street animals precedes them, domestic rats can be more like common... more

What To Look For In Your Next Dog Sitter

The Mary Poppins of pet sitters is out there, and you’re determined to find her. If you’re an owner actively seeking pet care, zeroing in on that special someone to take care of your pet can be daunting, especially if you have high standards like most of us do. Beyond... more

Want To Work With Animals? 11 Jobs That Offer Fur Full-Time

The day you realize you can’t make a living snuggling your pets in bed is a sad day indeed. But with a pile of bills to pay and a life-long connection to animals, you can consider a career where you can be surrounded by fur full-time. A veterinarian may be... more

Is Your Dog Pregnant? 6 Signs She Could Be Expecting

Do you have babies on the brain? We’re referring to the fluffy, cuddly, puppy kind that squeak when hungry and make your cold heart melt in an instant.  If you think your dog may be with child, or, er, multiple canines, there are signs to look out for much... more

Yeast Infections In Dogs — And What You Can Do About Them

Swimming, extra long walks, BBQs and plenty of playtime with your dog are just some of the things you both savor about summer — but there’s one warm weather activity neither of you want any part of. “Double the number of dogs come in for yeast problems in the summer... more

Kidney Failure In Dogs: What Owners Need To Know

Your dog is peeing more than usual, drinking copious amounts of water and seems to be sending you a signal that something just isn’t right. If you suspect kidney disease, a vet visit is needed, stat.  "The sooner the signs of kidney failure in dogs are recognized, the earlier... more