Can't afford pet insurance but you'd still like a little relief when the veterinarian bill comes round? Consider PetHero, a discount subscription service for pet owners with over 5,000 in-house vet providers.
It’s stunning to think with today’s heated political debates directed at potentially dismantling healthcare, there are a number of outstanding companies in the U.S. who are not only taking care of their employees’ benefits, but also those of their pets.
Humans aren’t the only ones affected by the predatory pricing of the life-saving medication epinephrine. As the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its subsidiary King continue to inflate the pricing of their drug, our dogs and cats whose pet owners can’t afford to pay for their prescriptions are in dire straits as well.
Medical care for our pets is something that pet owners struggle with daily, particularly when care and surgeries start adding up. Similar to humans, it’s been proven when our dogs and cats are treated regularly by their doctors, they live longer.
Whether or not you should license your pet is a topic that is often
shrouded in controversy. Some believe it is essential for the safety of
the animal, while others think it's just another opportunity for the
city to take their money. Wherever you stand in the argument, here's an
overview of the pros of licensing, because we know you've got the "cons"
With all the flack the Obamacare roll-out is receiving, veterinarians
might be the next to storm the White House with pitchforks and torches
in hand. Why? Well, it appears they're re being taxed by the Affordable
Care Act -- but neither them -- nor the pets they care for -- receive
any of the benefits.
The United Kingdom’s Parliament has approved a new law requiring that
dog owners must have their canine implanted with a microchip by 2016. These microchips will be required for all breeds, regardless of age, and
according to the UK’s Environmental Department, approximately sixty
percent of the nation’s dog population is already tagged with chips.