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Wellness · Stress
Dogs thrive on routines, so it is normal for your pup to become stressed by a change to the norm. How do you know if your dog is stressed and what can you do about it?
You may hate it when your job and life become predictable. For some, monotony saps the spirit and wears you down to nothing. But dogs are different: they thrive on routine. Dogs require both physical and mental stimulation on a regular basis...
Thinking about planning a road trip with your pup? You wouldn’t be the first. Nobel Prize-winning American author John Steinbeck’s “Travels With Charley: In Search of America” chronicles the cross-country trip he took with his French poodle. Wherever in the world you are, there are some things you’ll need to keep in mind if you plan to hit the road with your pup. So hop in, and we’ll go over tips for road trips with dogs below...
As society returns to normal after the pandemic, many pet owners find themselves distracted, looking for a way to stay connected to their pets who are left at home. One out of five pet parents has missed a work deadline because they were too busy spending time with their pets. We all know how important it is to take care of ourselves and our families, but it’s equally important to make sure we’re taking care of our furry friends...
As a pet owner, you should be aware of what a tick is, what to look for, and most importantly, how to safely and effectively remove a tick. Ticks come in many forms and exist all across the nation. Depending on your location, ticks can be lively during any season, however, ticks start to slow down when the temperature drops below freezing in the fall...
Sometimes you have to travel with your dog. And you don’t always have the luxury—if that’s what you’d call it—of taking a long road trip or crawling along by train or boat. That leaves flying, and that may have you worried. Can you take your canine pal aboard a plane? Under what conditions? Is it a good idea?
Wellness · Safety
Here comes that season again: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, plus whatever else you may be celebrating (Festivus, anyone?). And that means food — lots of it. From pumpkin pie to that honey-glazed ham you can never finish, you may find yourself with heaps of leftovers.
Blog · For vets
We are excited to announce the launch of our new mobile app, Vetster for Vets! Available for iOS and Android smartphones, the new app is the perfect complement to the Vetster platform offering high-quality calls, managing availability, and making appointment notes all from your mobile device.
Lifestyle · New pet
Charlie Brown has Snoopy. Calvin has Hobbes. Harry has Hedwig. And you? Many of us feel incomplete without an animal companion. And the benefits of having one can be significant: they can help you live longer, decrease cholesterol, manage depression, and even improve social-emotional skills in children. They’re also just plain fun.