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routine care

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

close up of Chihuahua dog's eye with cataracts

Your dog sees you as their best friend, so keep those eyes healthy.

Little dog getting showered by his owner in the backyard.

And how you might safely give your pup immediate relief.

Cute girl and huge black great dane face to face in front of window at morning time.

The FDA determined it has a “reasonable expectation of effectiveness.”

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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.

close up of Chihuahua dog's eye with cataracts

Your dog sees you as their best friend, so keep those eyes healthy.

Pug dog scooting on a wooden floor in the kitchen

A vet on what to do when “anal sacs go bad.”

Staffordshire Bull Terrier panting on grass in profile holding a tennis ball.

Don’t panic, but definitely talk to your vet if you’re worried about any of these conditions.

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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.

Pug dog scooting on a wooden floor in the kitchen

A vet on what to do when “anal sacs go bad.”

Dog sneezing on dog bed

Don’t panic: It’s called reverse sneezing, and in most cases, it’s nothing to worry about.

a Chihuahua dog licking their paw

Their toes might smell like Fritos, but there’s no way they taste that good.

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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.

Pug dog scooting on a wooden floor in the kitchen

A vet on what to do when “anal sacs go bad.”

Close up of red headed woman holding a black dog's face showing his teeth

Dogs can suffer from gum disease, too. Heres how to prevent it.

Dog Looking Away Against Sky

Veterinarian Dr. Shea Cox separates fact from fiction when it comes to low-shedding breeds.

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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.

Jack Russell dog in backseat of s car wearing a safety harness and seat belt

Hitting the road with your dog? Make sure they're safe with this helpful advice.

A dog taking a bite of a treat next to a decorated Christmas tree.

Tips for keeping your pet merry this season.

Golden Retriever dog chewing on rawhide toy seated on a blanket by a window

The six dangers of rawhide dog bones.

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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.

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.

Pomeranian stands in front of a yellow bowl of homemade probiotic yogurt

Time for a (literal) gut check from four experts.

Close-up of a Merle coated Greyhound dog laying in the lap of their pet parent on the bed

What are the best ways to manage a dog’s pain?

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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.

shy dog frightened in the arms of the owner. this brown mixed-breed hound puppy has a sweet gaze. the female owner has a wool sweater

A vet explains why the weather isn’t always to blame.

Veterinarian examining a dog

Certain symptoms could mean your dog is battling a potentially fatal condition called hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE). Here’s everything you need to know.

Veterinary Ambulance of So Cal, run by Albert Sanchez.

Albert Sanchez’s Veterinary Ambulance of Southern California brings pets to accessible emergency vet care when they need it—any time of day or night.

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