by Kate Spencer
New Jersey drivers have someone else to buckle up when they hit the road this summer: Their pet.
According to news from NEWStat, AAHA’s news service for veterinarians, New Jersey drivers now risk fines up to $1,000 and up to six months in jail for carrying a pet unrestrained in their vehicle.
by Jason Merrihew
"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito."-Dalai Lama
I have always been a believer that everyone (young and old, rich and poor) hold the power to make a difference in the world. This Dalai Lama quote is a subtle illustration of how even the smalle... [More]
by Sarah Rumple
Only a week ago, my poor dog looked like he had just been rescued from a puppy mill.
OK, maybe that's a slight exaggeration, but not that far from the truth. He couldn't see through his overgrown eyebrows. Some of the longer hair on his belly and legs was matted. His odor resembled that of a... [More]
by Kate Spencer
Running with a puppy can be both a rewarding and challenging experience. Experts suggest waiting until your pup is full grown before going for full runs. Here are some tips on running with your own four-legged pup:
by Nancy Kay, DVM
Heartworms and hookworms and fleas, oh my!! Get ready- the forecast is that this year’s combination of unseasonably warm winter temperatures and plenty of springtime precipitation is going to produce a deluge of parasite problems for our pets including: heartworm disease, fleas, ticks... [More]
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