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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.

A dog getting its head checked for ticks

Found a tick on your dog? A veterinarian breaks down everything you need to know. 

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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.

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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.


A white cat in a meadow with flowers and tall grass.

From collars to topicals to chews, here are the flea and tick preventatives we’re giving our cats this summer.

Dalmatian dog at the vet.

Keep calm and get blood drawn.

Woman looking at pills for her dog at veterinary clinic.

And learn which meds you should never, ever give them.

Cute black and white 5-week-old Greyster puppy being held outdoors in man's hands in summer.

Read on to find out why spaying/neutering is so important, and what the right time is for your pup.

Growth Charts

So, you have a new, tiny family member? Well, we’ll help you track their growth, keep an eye on their health, and even predict how not-so-tiny they’ll become. Just add their weight to start.

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And why those price tags look like they do.

A woman checking out her dogs paw.

Simple preventive steps can go a long way toward offsetting their threats.

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

Cat waiting by a window, home alone.

Believe it or not, they miss you when you’re gone.

Young woman showing gray kitten.

What to expect from birth to 16 months.

Woman playing with her puppy.

Whether you should save them for the tooth fairy is another issue entirely.