A full rectal prolapse needs a veterinarian’s immediate attention. By: sianbuckler Ever noticed how things happen in 3s? After going for years without seeing a rectal prolapse, I’ve seen 2 in the past month: 1 in a dog, the other in a cat. Weird. This, of course, means I’m now on high alert for case
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Think of them as the Harry and Hermione of the social media world, just furrier. These two are wizards when it comes to earning and enchanting Instagram followers, and one of them is just a few months old. Pooch parodist Doug the Pug is now a brother. He and his proud owners recently welcomed Fiona
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Right before Christmas, two kittens were spotted outside an apartment building in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, scrounging for food in freezing temperatures. Two Good Samaritans saw the pair and knew right away that they needed to get them somewhere safe and warm. Meet Morela (torby) and Daktyl (ginger)! Their names mean apricot and date in Polish.
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Fat shaming is a cruel, but popular, pastime in the human world. Not so in today’s pet world. Judging by the growing popularity of the Round Animals account on Twitter, pleasantly plump is the way to be in 2018 if you want a slew of new Internet fans. To be clear, the exact terminology is
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Just like you, your pets can have problems with extreme weather. And Winter Storm Inga isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin wants your pets to get through the season as warm and safe as possible. To help owners keep their pets out of the vet’s office and free
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Lost animals are often trapped by rescue groups to reunite them with their humans. By: wallboat If you are lucky, you live in an area that has plenty of support for pets who are lost, missing or in trouble of any kind. For example, there are several groups in Massachusetts and on Cape Cod that
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Abyssinians may have been known for their fishing abilities thousands of years ago. By: Mimzy My husband, Tim, used to go to this summer camp when he was a kid. One day, when he was swimming in the lake, he noticed this furry shape paddling determinedly alongside him. Being extremely nearsighted, he couldn’t quite make
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A Swedish zoo has come under fire for its controversial, and seemingly cruel, practice of killing healthy young lions. PEOPLE contacted Borås Djurpark, near Gothenburg, which openly admits and explains its euthanasia, or “culling,” practice. “In Boras Zoo, we have euthanized 9 young surplus lions since 2013, for population management reasons. These lions were not
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Have open, earnest conversations with your vet about your cat’s diabetes monitoring and treatment. By: jonolist Many years ago, my babysitter phoned me on vacation. She was in tears, distraught because her cat had just been diagnosed with diabetes. I understood her distress but was also a little confused. My bewilderment was because vets see
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