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.

Posted February 17, 2017 by Rebecca West

Good dental hygiene in animals is every bit as important as it is in people. National Pet Dental Health Month is a reminder to all of us of that importance. Have you checked your pets' teeth lately?

Posted February 16, 2017 by Rebecca West

Honey has long been known for its medicinal properties in fighting bacteria. Now, it seems Scottish heather honey might be the answer to veterinarian applications.

Posted February 10, 2017 by Lady Bug

A dog's vision can begin to deteriorate with age and health problems, so it's important to monitor your pup's vision throughout his life and give him preventive or stabilizing supplements.