On Tuesday when we heard a ruckus from his spot in the corner, we both awoke and yelled, "Achilles, stop it!" It didn't stop. "STOP IT!" then "Achilles, what the hell, we're trying to sleep! SHUT UP! Because that's something really nice you should say to a confused, terrified dog who is having a seizure for the first time in his ten healthy, energetic years of life.
Serge Normant loves Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts, Jessica Chastian and Katie Holmes to name a few, but the woman who truly stole his heart is Emma. Emma is a short haired blonde beauty with two very long ears and who can speak three different languages. Très chic!
It was a sunny Sunday morning in the summertime of 2006 in Redwood City, California, and the Mrs. was back East with her gal pals for a weekend of recharging her batteries and reconnecting with old friends.
The world lost a great trendsetter, celebrity, and friend on April 21. It is actually truly sad to mourn the loss of Tinkerbell, Paris Hilton's long-t...
By the time August rolls around he'll start adding some progressively longer runs each weekend to build up his endurance. He's hoping to run like a wolf tracking its prey over long distances: calm, easy, and patient until the end.
The microchip scanner gave us a number, which we were able to cross-reference in WildCare's extensive patient database. Reading this opossum's patient record, we discovered she was our "miracle baby" from the summer before!
The rats/mice/birds exclusion intentionally obfuscates the true numbers of animal used in research. And, it lends credence to the claims of animal rights groups that research institutions have something to hide.
Anxiety issues are a huge part of PTSD. Most people think of flashbacks and behavior and mood volatility when they hear the letters "PTSD", but anxiety can be the most overwhelming part, especially when the triggers don't make sense.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
This year, the Cornell's bird lab's centennial year, they're inviting everyone around the globe who loves birds to be a part of the Global Big Day team. Their goal is to raise $500,000 for conservation and, with help from birds everywhere, collectively tally 4,000 of the world's 10,300 bird species in a single day. This is the real deal for conservation and birding.
Pet ownership can be one of the great pleasures in life but a big financial surprise for those who don't research and plan for everyday and emergency costs. Before taking on the new addition, do your homework and create a budget.
Apparently you need to be reminded of the rules of this house. My house. The house I let you and that filthy dog share with me. Rule number one is you need to do what I want you to do when I want you to do it and I want you to get rid of the dim-witted dog. Now. Please.
Hands down, this was the worst infectious outbreak in my 29-year veterinary career. I want to congratulate the Chicago pet owners for listening to our professional advice and being so proactive with their pet's health.
For many people dogs are considered to be family members and their best friends. Indeed, because of the long period of close association between dogs and humans, a deep bond has evolved (for numerous references and discussion please click here).
They like to grab stuff that doesn't belong to them and run. My dog likes to steal my kids' toys and take off. My toddler likes to pick up the dog's toys and run away as quickly as possible.
What do you do when you are an animal-loving American expat living on an island where people eat dogs? If you're Lora Lee Mason, you get to work.