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Casual scratch? Weird paw lick? Seasonal allergies? Fleas? We’ll help you decipher all the pet skin issues.

Dr. Joya, a vet, wearing a clear plastic mask and holding a gray dog with mange's head in her hands in the vet office

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

Cheerful Brunette Having Fun With Her Dog Outside

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 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.

A dog scratching itself among the leaves outside.

If allergens were to ask, “Am I the drama?,” the answer would be yes.

Dark-haired woman holding her ragdoll cat

Especially while shelters are overcrowded, consider adopting a cat.

Black puppy itches behind her ear due to flea allergy

Before you say “ewww” Moira Rose-style, learn these steps to prevent and remove fleas.


Cat napping on a yellow couch against a yellow background

Paging Dr. Pimple Popper, DVM. Until then, a vet has tips on how to treat your cat’s acne.

A woman holding a French bulldog over her shoulder.

Breeds with those squished-in faces are charming — but their health issues are not.

A dog with silky hair posing with dog friendly bathing products.

Co-founder Thomas Ling on his passion project-turned-side hustle-turned career.

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Fluffy brown and white puppy dog scratching a lot with its paw

How you can help them feel better fast.

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.

A black dog with a shiny long coat of fur sitting outside.

Camelina oil can help give your pup a shiny coat, reduce shedding, and treat hot spots.

Portrait of siberian cat with green eyes by the window.

How to prevent an ear infection (and treat one if it’s too late).

Cute weimaraner dog lying on lawn and scratching its back

A top veterinary dermatologist breaks down what works (and what doesn’t) for pet parents flustered by their dogs’ allergies.

Dog sneezing on dog bed

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