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Bringing Up Kitty

Adorable as new kittens are, they need the right conditions, from bedding to food to scratching surfaces—and a proper introduction to their new home—to thrive.

Fight Back Naturally When Allergies Put the Bite on Pets

Because they’re built lower to the ground, our dogs and cats can pick up seasonal allergens on fur from grass, weeds, pollen, lawn chemicals and fleas.

Essential Oils for Pets

Essential oils can be soothing and healing for dogs and cats but some oils can actually cause harm, so it’s wise to consult expert sources first.

Canine Conundrum

The popular explosion of grain-free dog foods has left vets concerned about food quality and owners worried about possible nutritional outcomes.

Pet-Safe Holidays

Holidays can turn dangerous for pets due to the presence of tinsel that can be swallowed, tree water containing preservatives, and table food that’s toxic to animals—and other hazards.

Give Rover a Rubdown

Massaging helps a dog to breathe more deeply, enjoy better blood and lymphatic circulation, and relax and de-stress, especially during palliative care.

Farewell to a Beloved Pet

Innovative options now exist that honor a pet’s remains in an earth-friendly, biodegradable fashion using alkaline water, seeded pods or a manmade ocean reef.

Living with Cat Allergies

If family members love cats but they bring on sneezes and watery eyes for someone, consider simple strategies that make it possible to keep everyone happy.

Imperfectly Perfect Pets

Like humans, pets can face physical and mental challenges, but fresh approaches are giving our beloved animals fuller, happier days.

Why More Pets Are Getting Cancer

Skyrocketing cancer rates among dogs can most likely be traced to GMOs in their pet foods and Roundup toxins sprayed on lawns, say veterinarians and other scientists.