Chinchilla Challenge: Are They Right for You?

Chinchilla Challenge: Are They Right for You?

Behavior, Exotics

Confession: I once bought a pet completely on impulse. I knew that wasn’t how you were supposed to do it, but I just handed over the money and took him home. That’s how irresistibly cute chinchillas are. I’d owned rodents before, so I knew some of the basics, but I quickly discovered that a chinchilla […]

Calling All Itchy Pets: August is Itchy Pet Awareness Month!

Calling All Itchy Pets: August is Itchy Pet Awareness Month!

Health

In 2019, Zoetis Petcare launched Itchy Pet Awareness Month, recognized each year in August, in order to help bring awareness to the millions of pets with skin disease and to provide resources for pet owners and veterinarians to identify and manage pet itch. Skin allergy is consistently among the top reasons that pets visit the […]

Do Dogs Need a Daily Walk?

Do Dogs Need a Daily Walk?

Exercise & Enrichment

It’s important for dogs to get daily exercise. In fact, many of us get dogs to help ensure that we get more exercise. But life gets in the way, and sometimes walking the dog falls low on the priority list. We get it. Walking a dog can be a big commitment, especially if you have […]

A Wish List for Puppies

A Wish List for Puppies

Kittens & Puppies

When I was a little girl, we’d open the door in the morning and let the dog out. When he got hungry, he’d come home, hoping it was dinner time. In between, he played with his dog friends, hunted for crabs in the lagoons the jetties made on the beach, napped on someone’s porch or […]