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Gallant CEO Dr. Linda Black on how you can affordably give your dog a long and happy life, thanks to science.

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The most common questions about feline immunodeficiency virus, answered. Good news: most cats live long, happy lives.

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The Wildest Collective member and integrative veterinarian Dr. Lindsey Wendt shares advice on a sometimes controversial, always changing topic.

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Luckily, RSV isn’t transmittable between humans and pets. But there are some particularly nasty viral respiratory infections to look out for.

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A new report finds that one in three dogs and one in seven cats have unhealthy levels of E. coli present in their gut microbiome.

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Especially while shelters are overcrowded, consider adopting a cat.

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A veterinary nutritionist explains why your cat isn’t eating and how to increase their appetite.

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You thought it was a hairball, but nothing’s coming up…

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A key number to remember here: 21.

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A study found that smart feeders and digital scales are successful tools in cat weight-loss programs.

An orange cat coughing on a bed.

Everything you need to know about feline asthma, from someone who’s been there.

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Animal behaviorist Karen B. London breaks down the silent ways your kitty is trying to tell you they’re hurting.

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They’re not what you’d think, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Margaret Gruen.

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The common causes of cataracts, how to treat them, and why surgery may be your best option.

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Dr. Audrey K. Cook’s tips to getting to the bottom of a sh*tty situation.