Pets

Pet Talk
It may be surprising for some to learn that the skin infection known as ringworm, or dermatophytosis, is not actually a worm or parasite at all, but a fungus. The lesion...
Shake my paw— pleased to meet your acquaintance
My pal Walt and I share a rambling two- story in a riverside Missouri town, a house with a wide front porch, great for tail thumpin' and enjoying tall glasses of...
You Received a Pet as a Gift… What Now?
It's the week after the holidays. You received everything you wanted this yearhellip; and then some. A well-meaning relative decided that you needed a new pet in your life...
Relocating with Pets
The new job is wonderful - the salary is great, and you love the office. However, there happens to be a catch -it requires that you to move to another country. The place is...
Pet Talk
If your cat or dog is suffering from vomiting and diarrhea, it may be that Fido or Fluffy are spending too much time at the all-you-can-eat buffet. But vomiting and...
Pet Talk
Consider this: One pair of un-sterilized cats, together with their offspring, can result in 420,000 kittens in 7 years. One pair of un-sterilized dogs, with their...
Pot-bellied Pigs
Unlike their barnyard brethren, pot-bellied pigs are commonly found as pampered pets living indoors with their owners these days. Native to the country of Vietnam, a full...
Feline Diabetes
More than half of all cats owned in the United States are obese and one in every 50 cats is diabetic. Every November, Americans give thanks on Thanksgiving and they also...
Pet Talk
Your cute puppy is usually a wonderful little bundle of joy. However, when lightning flashes and thunder strikes, she transforms into a terrified bundle of fear and bolts...
Pet Talk
Horses have a legendary history of helping mankind in all types of weather, proving that they can withstand more than most seasons dish out. However, it is important to...
Pet Talk – Guinea Pigs
You see them frequently in the pet store: interesting, oblong-shaped creatures, generally larger than the other rodents they are grouped with. Housed in the same location...
Pet Talk – Treats for Pets
Halloween is around the corner, and while we are enjoying the season with treats, we would like our pets to share the joy too. Pet treats are a great option when you want...
Pet Talk
This year a week dedicated to recognizing the commitment veterinary technicians give to the veterinary profession - National Veterinary Technician Week - will take place...
Pet Talk
Accidents happen, and pets can get burned for one reason or another just like their owners can. When this happens, it is best to have a hands-off policy and leave the...
Pet Talk
Strong bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles are vital to healthy movement and a healthy lifestyle in animals. Now, when these functions go awry in a pet due to unhealthy...