Seeing your dog reach seniorhood is a blessing, even if can be difficult to witness them start to slow down a little.
CORVALLIS, OREGON—Carl the cat was born to beat the odds. Abandoned on the side of the road in a Rubbermaid container, the scrawny black kitten—with white paws, white chest, and a white, skunklike stripe down his nose—was rescued by Kristyn Vitale, a postdoc at Oregon State University here who just happens to study the feline mind. Now, Vitale hopes Carl will pull off another coup, by performing a feat of social smarts researchers once thought was impossible.
Knowing how to care for your pet properly after surgery can help you to get your dog back to normal as quickly as possible, without complications. In today’s blog our veterinarians share a few tips on how to care for your pup following surgery.
Are you thinking about bringing a pet into your family?
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers some helpful advice and things to keep in mind before choosing on an animal.
From healthy ingredients, homemade recipes, and meal prepping, here’s everything you need in your kitchen.
Whether you have a cat, dog, bird, gerbil, chameleon, or hedgehog as a pet, you already know all the joy and comfort that your companions bring you on a daily basis. But did you know that there are also many scientifically proven benefits of owning a pet? Discover the top 10 health benefits (and also the few drawbacks) that your warm- or cold-blooded animals can provide you.
With veterinary offices and pet grooming services shut down, people have started to see their beloved poodles and doodles turn into tiny lint balls, while their cats become hairy, scarier versions of Freddy Krueger.
Normal sexual differentiation occurs in three sequential steps—establishment of chromosomal (genetic) sex, development of gonadal sex, and development of phenotypic sex. Errors in the establishment of chromosomal, gonadal, or phenotypic sex cause abnormal sexual differentiation. Affected individuals are identified with a wide variety of patterns from ambiguous genitalia, to apparently normal genitalia with sterility or infertility. When a patient is suspected of having a disorder of sexual development, analysis of the chromosomal constitution and complete gross and histopathologic description of the gonads, internal and external genitalia are required to correctly categorize the type of disorder.
Whether you’re doing it in your home or the yard, here’s what you need to make bath time fun (or at least tolerable) for your pup.
They’re cute, cuddly, and loving, but dogs and cats aren’t always appropriate for older adults.