Orphaned Chihuahua Mix Adopted by Mama Cat

Who would have guessed that when a 2-day-old orphaned puppy needed a mom, a new mama cat would allow him to nurse right along with her kittens? Adorable!

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Empowering Pets to Heal Themselves Through Self-Medication

By Dr. Becker
Today I’m very excited to be talking with Caroline Ingraham. Caroline is the founder of Applied Zoopharmacognosy and has spent three decades researching and observing how animals heal themselves.
Caroline has experience with both wild and domesticated animals, and her work has been featured in many scientific ...
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The Swaddling of the Baby Sloths

Baby sloth Violet is more rambunctious than her more delicate brother, Sebastian. After an experimental treatment for scabies, both undergo swaddling, which is so cute!

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What 56 Percent of Owners Do With Their Pets: Avoiding Tragic Mistakes

By Dr. Becker
More than half of U.S. pet owners (56 percent) travel with their pets, as do a sizeable number of those in the U.K. (41 percent).1 Understandably, the biggest concern pet owners have is that their pets will become stressed out, but this can be effectively ...
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8 Must-Haves for Bringing a New Cat Home

Are you considering bringing home a new cat? If you've asked yourself (and the other humans in your house) the right questions, show the signs of being prepared to add a cat to your life and have considered how the addition of a new feline friend to your family may ...
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Toy Yorkie's Hilarious After-Bath Dance

Bailey just had a bath and can’t keep from doing this energetic exercise every time — pulling himself along on his tummy and plowing in a circle on his side. Pretty funny!

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Dogs Are Tops, but These Other Pets Are Super Anxiety-Busters, Too

By Dr. Becker
Comedian Robert Benchley famously stated, "Every boy should have two things: a dog and a mother who lets him have one." Of course, this needn't be restricted to boys, as there's reason to believe most children — boys and girls alike — may benefit from owning a ...
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Puppy Rescued From 26-Foot Mine Shaft

Image: Maggie rescued from mine shaft Six members of a search and rescue team in Beaverhead County, Montana, saved a 5-month-old German Wirehaired Pointer who fell into a 26-foot mine shaft on Monday. Maggie’s owners, Chuck and Gale Robbins, were training the puppy and their other dog when the puppy ...
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5 Factors That Put a Dog at Risk for Heatstroke

Summer can be an incredibly fun season for dogs and their active owners. There are walks to go on, boat rides to take and beaches to explore! But for all the fantastic opportunities summertime offers, there are also a number of seasonal dangers. A serious one that all dog owners should ...
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