How to tell if your cat is down with fever

Image Source: A cat can’t tell you when he/she is down with fever. You have to figure out when they are feeling under weather. Cats are as prone to fever as their human parents. However, a touch of their forehead is not going to reveal if they’re running a temperature. You have […]

Everything you need to know about UTI in cats

Image Source: Cat parents may be surprised to know that many health conditions that we suffer can be experienced by cats too. Anxiety disorders, hip dysplasia, UTIs – you name it. What makes this worse is that pets cannot vocalize their pain. It is important to monitor their behavior for signs that they may […]

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 […]