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

Dalmatian dog at the vet.
behavior

Does Your Dog Have Nightmares About the Vet? Try These 8 Tips

Keep calm and get blood drawn.

routine care

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

Woman holding her dog's paw at home.

And the risks you need to know.

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.


Dalmatian dog at the vet.

Keep calm and get blood drawn.

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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.

Woman comforting her lab dog at home.

It’s not fun for anyone.

Friends play with dog in the park.

From ticks-borne disease to nasty parasites, these areas have seen the most dog and cat illnesses. 

Dog walking her owner down by the river.

Pet parents underestimate the risk of this serious condition, new survey reveals.

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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.

A woman sitting in a chair holding a dogs paw in her hand and holding the dogs face in the other hand.

The best paw balms, based on veterinarian recommendations.

puppy scratching fleas, get rid of fleas on dogs

How to stop your home from becoming a literal flea circus.

Woman caresses her dog indoors.

Yes, and here’s why you shouldn’t pick at them, even if you want to.

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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.

A afghan hound standing in the woods with long silky hair.

It’s time for a self-care day.

Three eco-friendly pet grooming products displayed in a collage.

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

Smiling woman wiping ears of dog

Heed all those cautionary tales about Q-tips.

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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.

A dog with its head sticking out the window of a moving car.

They are your favorite person anyway—why not plan the perfect vacation with them?

Shepherd dog playing with yellow ball at the beach

5 tips to help your pup have fun in the sun — safely.

Kurzhaar's dog eats grass, oats, happy puppy playing in the meadow

Your pup is literally vegging out—when it’s no big deal and when to worry.

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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.

Girls Playing With Their Dog At The Park

New research finds the hemp derivative can help your dog with car and separation anxiety.

Older dog playing with ball in a green field

Tips for treating achy joints — from medications to massages.

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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.

uh-oh kit for dogs

Just in case.

Woman holding her dog's paw at home.

And the risks you need to know.

dog cuddling their pet parent on the couch

It’s not a pretty sight, but it’s important to know what’s going on.

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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.

Outdoor shot of a woman holding her dog.

Those pearly whites need all the attention they can get.

Woman carefully cleaning a dog in a bathtub.

Spa days can happen at home.

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.

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