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What to do if your dog is bit by a snake

Besides Benedryl, are there any remedies you should carry with you on a walk in case you or your dog is bit by a...

Understanding “dog talk” to prevent dog bites!

It’s dog bite prevention week! Animal Wellness Magazine turned to dog bite expert Joan Orr for more information on how to prevent canine aggression: AW:...

6 ways to prevent dog bites

Each year, dog bites occur more than 4.5 million times in the U.S. This is an astounding statistic, but it is also one that...

3 simple steps to creating a makeshift muzzle

Knowing how to create a simple muzzle for a dog can be a very useful skill if you ever run into an emergency with your...

Focus on FIV in cats

FIV is a serious disease with no cure, but alternative therapies can boost immunity and help infected cats lead a normal life. Sydney was dismayed...

Giving your dog affection the right way

It may seem natural to hug and kiss your furry friend, but these gestures may actually feel threatening to some canines. Learn how to...

Recognizing anaphylactic shock in dogs

Some dogs are hypersensitive to insect stings and bites. Learning to recognize the signs of anaphylactic shock can be a life-saver. One summer afternoon, I...

Interactive play for cats

Daily interactive play is a great way to help keep your feline fit, svelte and content. If you’re like most cat lovers, you probably buy...

Zoonoses: can your dog make you sick?

Zoonoses are diseases transmitted from animals to humans, or vice versa. But don’t panic – taking the right precautions can keep you both healthy. Many...

5 tips for dealing with a dog fight

Dealing with a dog that attacks other canines can be frightening and stressful. Follow these 5 principles to help avoid or defuse a dog...

All about animal behaviorists

You’ve heard of animal behaviorists, but what exactly are they and what do they do? Most importantly, how can they help your animal companion? There...

Keep your dog’s ears clean

By performing weekly home cleanings and inspections of your dog's ears, you can reduce or eliminate her risk of developing a painful problem. Dirty ears...