Posted May 17, 2017 by Ron Callari

When was the last time your dog turned the tables on you? When was the last time you were going through a rough patch and a lick of a tongue or a wag of the tail changed your mood from somber to gleeful? When it comes to making things more zen-fully mindful, our furry-four-legged-friends are sometimes the best medicine.

Posted May 4, 2017 by Rebecca West

One veterinarian in Colorado goes to extraordinary lengths to ensure his patients are as calm as possible before surgery by serenading them. Find out who he is and how it works. (VIDEOS)

Posted April 27, 2017 by Rebecca West

Good intentions aside, would you have the wherewithal to adopt a rescue animal with special needs? Check out this list of important questions to answer before taking the plunge.

Posted March 31, 2017 by Creature Features

When a London housecat accidentally drank spilled car brake fluid, staff at a nearby Blue Cross animal hospital saved her life by using a risky but effective vodka IV drip.

Posted March 23, 2017 by Ron Callari

Recently, I was deeply moved by a human interest story posted in The National, titled "Can we establish a cancer hospital for our animals" reported by columnist Rym Ghazai from the United Arab Emirates.  It was a touching feature about a seven-year-old girl named Noura and detailed how her bout with cancer put her in contact with a tabby kitten called Tuna.

Posted March 16, 2017 by Rebecca West

Did you know the condition of your cat's coat can signal to you a number of different ailments that you might not otherwise catch? Find out what it means when your feline suffers hair loss, lesions and even acne right here.

Posted March 15, 2017 by Rebecca West

Certain breeds of dogs are more prone to ear infections than others. Do you know which they are, why it's important not to ignore the problem and how to avoid the scenario in the first place? Find the answers here!

Posted March 2, 2017 by Ron Callari

Drugs for our pets is becoming ‘big business.’ In the past, I’ve reported on medical marijuana, which is legal in 23 states and is now being used to assist in alleviating pain for our older cats and dogs. But should other more potent pain-killing drugs also be administered to our pet owners? Tramadol, for instance is an opioid analgesic pain killer that’s prescribed for cats and dogs, but unfortunately it's being misused by drug addicts.