Most cats can be trained at any age to use a litter box. Choosing the type of box and litter is very important.
Written and reviewed by board-certified veterinarians, find animal care advice and information for companion, exotic, equine, and livestock animals.
The death of a family pet is an important time for adults to help children express grief in emotionally healthy ways, free of shame or embarrassment.
When your pet is no longer with you, either from death or other circumstances, you grieve just as you would any other significant loss in your life.
Historically, wild animals have been known to express grief by letting out a yelp, wandering aimlessly, and eventually reorganizing their pack.
Here are some suggestions to help you work through guilt and let it go.
Bone cancer is a common cancer in dogs, especially in large and giant breeds.
Diarrhea is a real concern starting just after birth and lasting up to five months of age. In young foals, diarrhea can be harmless (such as foal heat diarrhea) but can become fatal without intervention.
Hemangiosarcomas are malignant tumors derived from the cells lining blood vessels, and is a common cancer in dogs accounting for approximately 5% of cases.
The emotional and communication support for clients who are caring for an ill animal is invaluable to those on the receiving end.