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Get health advice from vets and specialists, from major medical stuff to everyday pet wellness.

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Giant Flying Spiders Are Coming to the East Coast—Can They Be Harmful to Pets?

Holy Stranger Things! (But calm down; it’s not nearly that bad.)

routine care

Want to ace everyday pet wellness? Get tips on vet checks, vaccine schedules, preventative care, DIY remedies, and more.

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The company is cancelling these plans due to “inflation in the cost of veterinary care.”

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Their desert-dwelling roots might resist hydration, but these tricks can help.

Man and his pet at the vet's office.

Veterinarians weigh in on whether you should accompany your pet in the exam room—or let them fly solo.


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conditions & treatments

The medical stuff is stressful. Get expertise on common (and not-so-common) health issues, from causes and symptoms to the latest treatments for pets.

Cat outside in a field of grass.

Adventure cats, beware: This plant can be seriously dangerous.

Man holding his large gray cat.

It only makes them cuter, but you may need to address the cause for this condition.

Person with short hair putting water bowl on floor for cat

Their desert-dwelling roots might resist hydration, but these tricks can help.

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Ask a Vet

Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

skin issues & allergies

Casual scratch? Weird paw lick? Seasonal allergies? Fleas? We’ll help you decipher all the pet skin issues.

cat hair loss

If your Persian is looking more like a Sphynx, underlying health conditions could be to blame for your cat’s hair loss.

Dog and cat staring at each other inside a home.

Don’t blame the cat...

Woman petting her long haired cat on the sofa.

Ever heard of “walking dandruff?” Yep, that’s what we said.

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grooming

Pet grooming? Not always glamorous. Get DIY nail-clipping tutorials, bath-time tricks, and celeb groomer tips to keep your pet looking (and feeling) good.

cat hair loss

If your Persian is looking more like a Sphynx, underlying health conditions could be to blame for your cat’s hair loss.

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Package-free brushes, plant-based wipes, certified-organic shampoos, and more.

Woman petting her long haired cat on the sofa.

Ever heard of “walking dandruff?” Yep, that’s what we said.

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safety

Get tips on pet-proofing your digs, keeping them warm (or cool) through the seasons, and avoiding all the toxic stuff…like toys, plants, and everything else they try to eat.

Cat outside in a field of grass.

Adventure cats, beware: This plant can be seriously dangerous.

A dog laying under a table outside while a woman cares for her plants.

You need to be extra careful if your dog or cat is your gardening assistant.

Pitbull sitting in a car alone on a hot, summer day.

As the temps rise, it becomes extremely risky for your pet’s health.

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holistic vet care

Check out the latest alternative pet care treatments, like massage techniques, herbal remedies, and other not-so-traditional therapies.

A woman holding a cat close to her while sitting on a yoga mat.

The next time they try to kiss your face while you’re in corpse pose, let them.

Two tabby cats in embrace lying in cushion.

Communication is key, and pheromones are your cat’s version of DMs.

Grey cat at looking up from eating on floor at home

The mind-gut connection isn’t just for people. Your dog or cat’s gut microbiome plays a big role in their health and well-being.

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Emergencies & First Aid

Learn who to call for pet emergencies, how to know when a pet injury is an emergency, and other urgent care advice to help in a pinch.

grey and white cat with tongue sticking out

Here’s when you should worry.

Cat eating out of metal bowl

Sharing isn’t always caring. Keep your cat safe by keeping these human snack staples to yourself.

A fluffy cat sitting outside in the snow.

Be a good neighbor and learn to spot the signs of frostbite in your community cats.

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dental health

Wonder how often you really need to brush your pet’s teeth? Here's everything you need to know about caring for their pearly whites.

Woman playing with her orange cat.

Oof, that is bad.

Cat sticking its tongue out in motion

Dogs rule, cats drool. Like, that’s normal, right?

Young Asian woman brushing her cat's teeth.

You have to keep those pearly whites clean. Here are some suggestions for toothpaste that will do the trick.

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