Seven Pet Travel Holiday Hacks Every Pet Owner Should Know

Traveling during the holiday can be exciting, fun and simultaneously stressful, but pet travel is a whole new experience! If you’ve recently brought a new addition home, or are taking your first family vacation, the idea of pet travel can be daunting. Adding to the holiday stress, the simplest trips can become overwhelming, let alone […]

Austin Pets Alive! Jackson Needs a GI PCR Panel

December 4, 2018 • Jackson Needs a GI PCR Panel by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Sweet Jackson is only six months old, but unfortunately, has been suffering from chronic gastrointestinal issues his whole young life. These issues have led to a stunt in his growth and development, and after trying all of […]

Dog Writers Contest Category Finalists Announced Dec 5

The Annual Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) Contest category finalists will be announced Wednesday December 5 starting at 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Check for updates on the  DWAA Facebook and Twitter pages. Link to Facebook: Link to Twitter: “Ever since I first judged the contest years ago, I knew that just […]

Tips for a new cat parent

Image Source: Have you been thinking of getting yourself a little kitten? Are you ready to be a cat parent? Don’t worry, we are here to help. Parenting a cat, or for that matter, any animal is a responsibility not to be taken lightly. In many ways, it is akin to having […]

Why You Should Avoid Shock Collars for Dogs

The use of shock collars to discipline dogs has always been a controversial issue. However, truth be told, the issue isn’t controversial. It is simply an example of animal abuse and cruelty. What shock collars do, essentially, is administer a small electric shock to prevent dogs from barking or behaving badly. Needless to say, this […]

America’s VetDogs Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush: Sully the Service Dog’s Agency

Smithtown, NY (June 26, 2018): America’s VetDogs is honored to place a specially-trained service dog with the 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush.  Sully, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever, was specifically matched to provide support and companionship to Mr. Bush in his daily activities.  America’s VetDogs was recommended to the former president through […]

No Limit on Essential Care for Harry

As a Veterinarian, I knew a large breed dog, like my Harry, would be expensive to care. Saint Bernards are known to have many potential health issues throughout their life. I researched all the different pet insurance companies and truly liked Trupanion the best. In only 3 short years, Trupanion has paid over 17 thousand […]

Les chiens et les chats de Paris et plus

I flew into Paris knowing I was going to the London Vet show, so my focus was decidedly on pets. No need to seek out the vets this trip, there would be time enough next June for that. Besides, I had just come from a great NY Vet show and seeking the cats (les chats) […]