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Master During Disaster: Pet Owners Emergency Guide

By Martha Michael >>> When disaster strikes, it’s natural for people to look to their own safety. But for animals, who are powerless to aid in the effort to find their own shelter, it’s only fair for us to create a plan for their safety, as much as is humanly possible. The American Veterinary Medical […] Read more

Pet Dish or Petrie Dish? Your Animal’s Most Harmful Foods

By Courtney M. Andrews >>> Ever wonder what dangers are lurking in your home? Common foods and additives can be dangerous for your pets. Check the list below and ensure you are keeping your precious pets safe! Alcohol Alcoholic beverages and food products containing alcohol can cause vomiting, diarrhea, decreased coordination, central nervous system depression, […] Read more

Physical Rehabilitation Treatment for Animals

By Christy Leddy RVT, CCRA >>> Animal physical rehabilitation is continually growing in popularity within the veterinary community. With pet owners requesting more answers and options for their pets who are suffering from various health conditions, physical rehabilitation is opening the doorway for veterinarians to treat acute and chronic injuries. I have worked in veterinary […] Read more

Therapy Dogs

By Martha Michael >>> Tracy Grant has a dog that spends a lot of time in hospitals. No, he’s not being treated for any medical conditions; in fact, it’s the other way around. Her 10-year-old Maltipoo, “Cosmo,” is the one actually offering the treatment to patients there. “Cosmo is my therapy dog,” Grant said. “He […] Read more

The Changing Animus for Cannabis

By Martha Michael >>> Wherever you stand on the controversy surrounding the use of medical marijuana products, your pet can’t offer an opinion. What Fifi or Fido can do, however, is benefit from the medicinal properties of the cannabis plant. How do you get a Schedule One drug for your pet, and why would you […] Read more

Business Spotlight: Animal Communication by The Animal Oracle

Have you ever wished you could talk to your pets? Well, Heather Graham of The Animal Oracle is here for you! Heather is an animal communicator, a form of psychic practice that specializes in talking to your pets. She can help you understand them when you just can’t figure out what’s going on in their […] Read more

A Very Special Feline Foster Parent Program

By Martha Michael >>> Most people are aware of the dire need for more individuals to save abandoned and abused pets, some of them stuck in shelters with conditions that are worse than the homes that surrendered them. But how often do you hear about the animals with special needs that need adoption and foster […] Read more

Animals on Airplanes

By Sara Kinder >>> Who is that doggie in the window? The one traveling free on an airplane, I mean. There has been recent controversy regarding the practice of people deciding to take “Max” on the plane with them, calling them “service dogs” so they don’t have to pay. Although service dogs, originally called “therapy […] Read more

Understanding Head Tilt in Rabbits

By Amber Wheelbarger, DVM >>> It was a day like any other. I woke up, listened for the dog next door, and thought about looking for a bite to eat. Suddenly, I discovered I could not move my head correctly and I had a horrible headache. The world was sideways. And the more I tried […] Read more

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