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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.

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Tips to help make sure your pet isn’t packing on too many pounds.

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If it’s time for a round of shots (no, not that kind), follow this guide.

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The research is confusing — here are some guidelines.

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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.

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Find out what causes lymphoma in dogs and how you can help your pup.

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Expert solutions for your pup’s flatulence.

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Dr. Kathy Davieds’s tips for treating achy joints — from medications to massages.

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Ask a Vet

Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 24 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.

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The star of National Geographic’s Pop Goes the Vet on the understated specialty, reality TV, and finding fun in the gross.  

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Fatty acids rev up your dog’s energy, keep their coat shiny, help with inflammation from allergies and arthritis, and so much more...

Winterizing your dog's coat - Dog laying in the snow.

Spoiler: They’re probably already in your pantry.

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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.

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Give them the day off from self-grooming.

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Get your pup a sleek ’do at these Philly locales.

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Vets explain how fish-flavored toothpastes and nifty finger brushes can prevent more than tooth fur.

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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.

Cat sitting on a sky blue ledge with plant vines in the background

Cat behaviorist Cristin Tamburo’s tips for building a safe outdoor space for your cat.

Dog sitting on a couch in a living room with plants

It’s boom time for plants, but these offenders can be perilous to pets.

Brown and white dog with perky ears stick their head out of the open window of a car

A proposed bill in the state would impose safer rules for dogs riding in cars.

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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.

Older dog playing with ball in a green field

Dr. Kathy Davieds’s tips for treating achy joints — from medications to massages.

A dog sniffing a mushroom out of a hand.

Nothing to fear here The Last of Us fans — ’shrooms are great immune-boosters.

A woman holding up a ball for her jumping Great Dane dog at the beach

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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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.

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When it’s no big deal and when you should worry.

White-and-brown cat sitting on a side table by a lamp with their mouth open, gagging

It’s not always an emergency — but it could be.

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Residents have reported concerning health problems with their animals.

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