Advancements in genetic testing and genealogy have given us all a chance to discover our true lineage and heredity. While it may be interesting and useful for humans, it’s even important to know your dog’s genetic makeup. This is because different breeds have different needs. The Viaguard DNAffirm Canine DNA Testing Kit is a non-invasive, easy way to discover your dog’s true breed so you can give your pet the […]
Hurricane Harvey has mercilessly displaced people and their pets throughout Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. Rescue efforts are bravely taking place throughout the region, and local animal rescues and shelters are in need of our support. The devastation is heartbreaking with lives lost and thousands of people and pets left homeless. 1800PetMeds has arranged to send much needed supplies to Austin Pets Alive, a regional shelter that is tirelessly working […]
No two dogs are alike. As any pet parent can attest, each dog has his or her own personality, likes, and dislikes. One thing is for sure though — all dogs love treats! With so many different flavors, colors, shapes, and ingredients, it can be hard to tell a healthy treat from doggy junk food. If you want to be sure you’re giving your dog a Mother Nature-approved treat for […]
Celebrate National Holistic Pet Day as holistic veterinarian Dr. Dym answers top pet health questions.
Feeding a sick dog can be a challenge. When your pet has vomiting and/or diarrhea, even the highest quality food may be harsh on a sensitive stomach. During times of such acute illness, veterinarians often prescribe a bland diet. Though it sounds simple, many of us barely have time to cook for ourselves, let alone for our pets. Learn why Under the Weather Chicken & Rice Freeze Dried Bland Diet […]
Ask yourself: When was the last time your cat saw a veterinarian? Cats seem so independent, it sometimes feels as though our little feline friends hardly need our assistance. In fact, while there are more cats than dogs in U.S. homes, dogs receive more regular veterinary care. When it comes to cats, pet parents often wait until they see signs that their cat is feeling under the weather before scheduling […]