20 Getting to the heart of heartworm – Should you be worried?
25 4 things your groomer wished you knew – Brushing up on hair care
32 Now hear this! – Common ear problems in dogs and cats
36 Tackling ticks – Getting a handle on these bothersome bloodsuckers
40 Top 7 ways to make fleas flee – Taking the itch out is easier than you think
46 Disc dog is a high-flying event – This exciting canine sport is gaining popularity
50 Hairballs – yuck! How to prevent those "kitty landmines"
52 Is Fido fearful? – Acupressure can help.
57 No more tear stains – What to do about this "unsightly" condition
60 Bath time! Tub tips for you and your canine companion
64 Mountain View is a true ark among conservation centers – Giving endangered species a helping hand.
70 "Free to a good home" – How a rescued puppy inspired a feature film on animal homelessness.
72 Raising a stink – Remove the smell of skunk, naturally
75 How to grow a 22-year-old cat – The secret to extending kitty's nine lives
96 Enter our Amazing Animals Photo Contest – Send us your best shots and you could win!