Pets

Pet Talk-Cold Weather Colic in Horses
Cold winds and changing winter weather may not seem like contributing factors for equine colic. However, these conditions can foster changes in routine and eating habits...
Year of the Veterinarian
Veterinary medicine as a profession was born 250 years ago with the founding of the first school of veterinary medicine in Lyon, France. The World Veterinary Association,...
Pet Talk
There are many precautions people take when the cold weather rushes in for the winter. Pets can also be heavily affected by the drop in temperatures and so it is important...
Pet Talk
Hotels have recently jumped on the trend of accommodating pets in hotel stays. However, pet-friendly hotels are still limited across the country and so the next time that...
Animal Center is home for dogs and cats
COLLEGE STATION, Dec. 21, 2010-The furry residents of Texas A&M University's Stevenson Companion Animal Life Care Center live literally in the lap of luxury, and the second...
Pet Talk
Cold weather brings extra responsibilities for horse caregivers. Proper nutrition, access to water, adequate shelter, regular hoof care, and, depending on circumstances,...
Implications of Fireworks on Pets
As the New Year approaches, so does time for celebrations and fireworks. Fireworks are a celebratory gesture, but many people don't realize the implications they may have...
Exercising with Your Pet
Modern times have promoted lack of activity due to the busy schedules people lead. In order for people to live healthy, well-balanced lives they need to stay active with an...
How to Ensure Proper Pet Dental Care
The American Dental Association recommends that people visit the dentist annually to prevent dental problems and even more serious medical problems. According to Dr....
FIRE IS YOUR PET’S WORST FRIEND
It's still tailgating time, Thanksgiving has just passed, and in a few weeks it will be Christmas time. Outdoor grills, fireplaces, and electrical appliances pose a risk to...
Holiday Hazards for Pets
Holidays can be a wonderful time spent with loved ones and being grateful for everything we have received over the past year. However, there are some things to be aware of...
Prosthetic limbs are available for dogs
Prosthetic intervention has been used for many years in human rehabilitation to achieve mechanical and rehabilitative goals, that is, to stand up and walk again. The use of...
Pet Talk-Minerals: Important for Quality Horse Nutrition
When it comes to enjoyment and quality of life, a horse's true fitness may mean more than just a pasture and some oats. While most horses get the majority of their...
Is a Minimally Invasive Surgery for Pets a Better Option?
It is scary when pets have to face the inevitable surgery and go "under the knife." The fear felt as a pet owner may be alleviated as veterinarians are now embracing a...
Pet Talk
Sixty-four percent of American households own pets. This percentage is a large indication of the importance that pets have on today's society. People love their pets and...