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Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some … Continue reading

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Easter Pet Poisons

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners, Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Pest Prevention

Is your pet protected from fleas, ticks, heartworm, and other parasites? While we, as humans, may think that encounters with parasites of this nature are limited, the same is not necessarily true of our pets! Our animal companions spend their … Continue reading

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Yuck—My Pet Ate Garbage!

Anytime food preparation is underway, food scraps, wrappers and more end up in the garbage. Inevitably, household animals help themselves to that tempting trash. In the holiday season, decorations become fodder as well. Why worry? Because people food is not … Continue reading

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Keep Your Cat Safe in a Heat Wave

The temperature is soaring, and it’s only going to get hotter. Make sure you know how to keep your cat safe in the summer heat. Offer your cat several ways to cool off. Leave a fan on in a place … Continue reading

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Protecting Pets from Poisons in the Yard and Garden

After an unseasonably warm winter, many gardens and yards around the country are growing and blossoming well ahead of schedule. Outdoor enthusiasts who are also pet owners are delighted with the early onset of spring, enjoying their outdoor living spaces … Continue reading

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Nylabone Issues Limited Recall of Puppy Starter Kit

Neptune City, NJ – Nylabone is proud of our well-earned reputation for safety, quality and excellence in our products since our first dog toy was manufactured in 1955. As pet parents ourselves, we at Nylabone have the safety and well-being of … Continue reading

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Reasons To Act More Like Your Pet

Pets aren’t always easy to take care of, and they often require a substantial time commitment (something you’re all too aware of at, say, 3 a.m., when Bing Clawsby is finally ready to go outside and do his business). But … Continue reading

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Scents and Sensitivity: Dogs Know When We’re Happy or Angry

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/32545640 Science is proving what pet owners have long believed: Dogs understand what we’re feeling. Specifically, dogs can recognize the difference between a happy and an angry human face, a study published Thursday in Current Biology suggests. It’s the first … Continue reading

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