PetMeds: Managing Eye Discharge (Mucus) in Dogs and Cats

PetMeds: Managing Eye Discharge (Mucus) in Dogs and Cats

A common concern of many pet owners is the presence of discharge in their dog’s or cat’s eyes. While this symptom is quite common, most of the time it is not significant and does not require medical treatment. The most common cause of discharge (often referred to as “eye crust”) is airborne allergens which can cause weepy eyes as in people. Other times, frequent eye discharge can indicate a clogged […]

[Contest] One click can change a pet’s life

[Contest] One click can change a pet’s life

Every day, thousands of pets await adoption in shelters and animal rescues. Placing these pets in loving homes is a challenge that compassionate shelter workers and volunteers tirelessly face. When a pet with serious medical issues enters a shelter, that challenge is even greater. With the “Change a Pet’s Life” contest, PetMeds partners with you to find pets that need the medical and surgical help that animal shelters and rescues […]

How to have the best-dressed pet on National Hat Day

How to have the best-dressed pet on National Hat Day

Did you recognize me in my very beautiful and fancy chapeau? This is a busy week for me because there are TWO important days coming up. First, Thursday is Dress Up Your Pet Day. If you have a cat or a dog who would like to dress up for the occasion, you can get some tips and see me modeling some of my favorite outfits, here. The very next day, […]

[New Product] Satisfy your dog’s wild side with Carnivore Crunch Freeze-Dried Treats

[New Product] Satisfy your dog’s wild side with Carnivore Crunch Freeze-Dried Treats

  Dogs crave meat by their very nature, but safely adding raw food to your dog’s diet isn’t easy. The benefits of feeding your pet wholesome, unprocessed meats are well-documented. However, this can be expensive, impractical and even dangerous if not handled properly. Microbes grow quickly on raw meat, which could make your pet sick. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to supplement your pet’s current diet with the […]

The secret to successful New Year’s resolutions

The secret to successful New Year’s resolutions

Happy New Year! I hope your new year is off to a great start. Most of us like to begin the year by making resolutions. Unfortunately, most of those good intentions are quickly kicked to the curb because the resolutions are just too darn hard to keep. Do not worry, I have a solution! If you want to stick to your resolutions throughout the year, you just have to choose […]

A veterinarian weighs in: the best pet food for weight loss

A veterinarian weighs in: the best pet food for weight loss

As with people, gaining unwanted weight and obesity is a severe health care epidemic in companion animals. There are multiple reasons for this growing epidemic: indiscriminate feeding practices by animal guardians, as well as too many extra treats and scraps from the table are all major factors in significant weight gain in our dogs and cats. Just like the situation with their parental human guardians, lack of exercise is also a […]

Daisy’s Boxing Day fiasco

Daisy’s Boxing Day fiasco

Even though I am always a little bit sad when Christmas is over, there is one consolation. The day after Christmas is one of my favorite days of the year: Boxing Day! This is a special day designed just for cats who enjoy boxes, so we can have a good time with all the leftover boxes from Christmas. At least, I’m pretty sure that’s what Boxing Day means. Let me […]