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In recent years we've seen a shift in attitude when it comes to adopting an adult dog.
As the veterinarian on "Good Morning America," I'm always hearing about and looking at pictures of other people's pets. I truly enjoy hearing about the love people share with their companion animals.
Is there anything for which a dog can't use its nose to figure out?
Disaster preparedness is so easy to let slide. We get all worked up after something like Hurricane Sandy and decide it's time to "do something." We read up, we make plans, we stock up, we move on. And then, we forget.
Let me get this out of the way up front: Yes, I do brush my pets' teeth.
Every year, I go to as many veterinary conferences as I can. I have always loved to learn and I need to stay on the cutting edge for my work in the media.
If you're trying to save money and really, who isn't? it's important to understand a couple of key concepts when it comes to budgeting for pet care:
Regular, gentle exercise is key to health and happiness for senior dogs.
Inside every cat is a lion. Or a tiger. Or a lynx. Or, really, all of these great hunters. And in your cat's mind, it's a wild predator, too.
A sick bird too often means a dead bird. That's because by the time their illness is noticed, birds are usually very ill indeed, and sometimes too far gone to be helped even by the best veterinarian.