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This Cat Doesn't Like Yoga! The Animal Video of the Day!!!

I don't blame this cat.  I don't like Yoga either.

Pro Pet Tip: Feeding Your Ferrets

I’ve owned two of the stinky slinkies, aka “ferrets,” over the years, and I can safely tell you that a healthy diet goes a very long way when it comes to the longevity, health and happiness of your pet ferret. It is way too easy to provide poor nutrition to a ferret, so here’s a handy list of tips to ensure your ferret eats well!

How To Make A First Aid Kit For Your Pets

We all continuously care for, love and want nothing but the very best for our animal friends, but accidents and illnesses happen. Don’t let you and your pet suffer when you can easily build a kit to keep you prepared if and when the worst happens!

Mobile Veterinarians Hopeful That New Law Will Make DEA Stop Targeting Them

The law governing controlled substances has long been a sore spot for veterinarians that treat patients in their own homes. Under this law the vets were banned from using certain drugs, such as for pain, anesthesia, or euthanasia,  outside of their primary place of business. This has made it difficult for them to treat animals in their homes without having the DEA breathing down their necks.

Pro Pet Tip: Keeping Your Pets Safe This Valentine’s Day!

Hooray! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and you know what that means, right? A spike in calls to the vet across the nation, that’s what! The chocolate, candles and flowers are always a high point of the holiday, but here’s a few tips to keep your furry friends out of potential dangers:

The Other Side Of Pit Bulls: Peaches, The Boston Marathon Therapy Dog

Pit bulls have gotten a really bad reputation over the past couple of decades and it has led to numerous communities banning the breed. While some of the dogs have shown aggressive and even violent tendencies, they can also have a sweet, caring side that gets far less press. This has led to many debates over whether it is really the dogs or the owners that are at fault. Last year Peaches was called in to help people deal with the trauma from the Boston Marathon bombing.

A Dog Helps Doctors With Surgery

When 7-year-old Kaelyn Krawczyk (KK) needed to undergo surgery last month her doctors decided that they needed some extra expert help in monitoring her condition. So they decided that the best help they could ask for in the situation was from the little girl's service dog, JJ. It was definitely a first for Duke University Medical Center and it probably won't be the last.


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