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Pet Obesity: Health...

Do you have a corpulent canine or flabby feline?  Can you determine if your pet is overweight or...

Planning for the Health of...

Dogs and cats are great companions, but they're also a real expense. Here’s a break down of some...

Why Your Veterinarian Does...

It’s clear that veterinarians increasingly buy into pet health insurance. But why?
 

Health Secrets of Poppy, the World's Oldest Cat that Lived to Be...

Read about 24 year old Poppy, the cat who holds the Guinness World Record "World's Oldest Cat"

6 Kitten Health Issues to Watch For

Congratulations on bringing a new kitten home. Still, you may be a bit nervous. After all, there are some illnesses that are common to new pets — especially kittens. Below are six common illnesses to look out for. Just remember that your kitten is less likely to contract one if you feed her a healthy diet. Good food will help her...

Health Benefits of Functional Dog Treats

Giving your dog treats is a sign of affection, but you can also make it part of a healthy diet by using functional dog treats that have supplemental nutrition.

Dolittler's vetcentric take on pet health insurance (Part 1: Why...

So I guess it’s time to finally cough up the goods on the subject of pet health insurance. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to table your patience. The subject had gotten so big, broad and unwieldy that I’ll not have time to cover it in one single post. Over the next week, however, I’ll cover it all—or rather, I’ll attempt to.

Top ten reasons pets break bones courtesy of a pet health...

Broken bones happen every day. Whether it’s a toe, tibia or rib, injuries like this are among veterinary medicine’s most typical traumas. 

Home Health Exam For Cats

Dr. Kidd shows how to examine your cat at home for possible health issues.

Health Benefits of Functional Cat Treats

Cat owners show cats their love by giving treats as well as affection. While your everyday cat treats are basically empty calories and should be kept to a minimum, there are some special types of treats available that will give your cat a bit of supplemental nutrition.

How about a PetCam? Video your pet while you're away'¦for his...

I know it sounds silly but I really want a PetCam. With one of these doohickeys I can watch my pooch Vincent hang out at home all day long while I’m at work with the better-behaved (but cage-bound) Sophie Sue. If he does cute things while I’m out I can log on and watch him sleep in cockroach pose, make his favorite squirrel...

Pet health insurance: This American Life weighs in

Got a hedgehog? Kristen Zorbini-Bongard does. She loves Harriet so much she pays $80 a year to Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) to protect her from the possibility of a financial “stop-treatment” decision (AKA, economic euthanasia). This information courtesy of Public Radio International’s This American Life, where one of last...

Better pet health through widgets? Thanks, FDA!

It looks like the FDA is finally getting in on the 21st century’s approach to social media marketing. Now that its Center for Veterinary Medicine is hosting a webinar this upcoming Tuesday, I guess their net-savviness status is official.

Why your veterinarian doesn't recommend pet health insurance

OK, so that’s just a salacious title. Your veterinarian may well recommend pet health insurance. And I do, too. That makes...um...two of us. 

Does Twitter medicine work? (Dolittler's tweeting for pet health)

Are you on Twitter? If so, is it just another form of blog addiction?...or is it that it’s easier than Facebook when it comes to keeping in touch with your peeps? Perhaps it’s the hip factor. I mean, everyone’s tweeting, right?