Austin Pets Alive! Xyla’s Seizures – Austin Pets Alive!

September 27, 2018 • Xyla’s Seizures by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Tiny little Xyla has been with us for most of her life, she arrived at APA! as a bottle baby, where she received round the clock care until she was only enough to leave the Neonatal Nursery. Since leaving the nursery […]

Shojai Shows You How, Write Schtuff Webinar Series Unveiled

Editor’s Note: Amy Shojai, publisher, author and co-founder of the Cat Writers’ Association (CWA), holds a very special place with as the latest Germinder20 Power of Pink Honoree. As then president of CWA, she was the first to sign on as our media partner in 2000. She has evolved her business as CWA and has […]

Should You Declaw Your Cat?

Image Source: The Humane Society of the United States opposes declawing except for the rare cases when it is necessary for medical purposes, such as the removal of cancerous nail bed tumors. What’s the big deal? It’s just like cutting a nail off, right? The truth is more disturbing than that. Declawing a cat […]

Amy Shojai Germinder20 Power of Pink Honoree Bio

    Amy Shojai, CABC was named a Germinder20 Power of Pink Honoree in September 2018. She designated her Honoree donation to the Cat Writers Association which she co-founded in 1992. Amy is a certified animal behavior consultant, and nationally known authority on pet care and behavior. She began her career as a veterinary technician […]

5 Camping Safety Hacks with Dogs

The weather is brisk, the leaves are turning, and it is officially fall. Time to dust off the camping tent and hike the trails with your pup. Camping adventures can spark an unforeseen amount of unknown circumstances, especially with a pet. Check out our five camping safety hacks with dogs to be extra prepared on […]

All you need to know about weaning kittens

Image Source: When a mother cat has trouble producing milk for her litter, humans need to intervene so that they can save the young kitties lives.Take a look further down to better understand how to wean kittens. What age is the right time for kittens to be weaned? Weaning normally takes begins when a […]

Top 10 Best Pet-Friendly Fall Road Trip Destinations

Fall is a wonderful time to plan a majestic road trip with your furry companion. The weather is cool, the leaves are changing, and there are an abundant amount of exciting pet-friendly travel destinations to discover. So, grab the jackets, snag the camera and pack the snacks because we’re going on a festive fall road […]

All you need to know about steroids for dogs

Image Source: Steroids or Corticosteroids or cortisones are a class of steroid hormones that are produced in the adrenal glands. Steroids perform many activities in a dog’s body. Steroids manage stress response, immune system response, control of inflammation, nutrient metabolism, and maintenance of blood electrolyte levels. Why do veterinarians prescribe steroids? Steroids are prescribed […]