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Wash Hands After Removing Tick From Pet Jun. 03, 2021

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Q: What's the best way to remove a tick embedded in my dog Floyd's skin? I tried covering the tick w... Read More

Praise Cat While Trimming Claws May. 27, 2021

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Q: I recently adopted a cat named Max, and I need to learn about trimming his claws. What's the proc... Read More

Center for Pet Safety Tests and Certifies Pet Travel Equipment May. 20, 2021

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Q: My seatbelt will help protect me if I'm involved in a car accident, and I want the same for my do... Read More

Overweight Cats Risk Serious Disease May. 13, 2021

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Q: My cat Fred's fat underbelly swings when he walks. I think it's cute, but his veterinarian says h... Read More

Use Hand Signals to Train Deaf Dog May. 06, 2021

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Q: We're enchanted by Eva, a sweet, young Dalmatian available for adoption through the nearby Dalmat... Read More

Calico and Tortoiseshell Cats Usually Female Apr. 15, 2021

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Q: I adopted a calico cat from a shelter that named him Joseph for his coat of many colors. My veter... Read More

Monitor Diabetic Pet's Blood Sugar Levels at Home Apr. 08, 2021

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Q: Pebbles, my 9-year-old terrier, was diagnosed with diabetes several months ago. I give her insuli... Read More

April 7, 2021 Apr. 07, 2021

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: While my leashed dog and I are bonding and enjoying our time together, people will virtu... Read More

Protect Cats Traveling in Motor Home Apr. 01, 2021

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Q: My spouse and I want to take our dog and two cats on a monthlong trip across the United States in... Read More

Chocolate Toxic to Dogs Mar. 25, 2021

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Q: Our dog Riley ate a lot of semisweet chocolate bits. His veterinarian advised us to use hydrogen ... Read More

Protect Dog From Intestinal Parasites With Monthly Dewormer Mar. 04, 2021

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Q: My dog Frankie and I were at the dog park when another dog had diarrhea and the owner did a poor ... Read More

Probiotic May Reduce Dog's Tear Staining Feb. 18, 2021

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Q: Cosette, my 5-year-old white toy poodle, has always had bronze staining beneath both eyes. Every ... Read More

Many Treatment Options for Feline Hyperthyroidism Feb. 11, 2021

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Q: Codi, our 13-year-old cat, needs methimazole for his hyperthyroidism, but he won't take it. I've ... Read More

Aflatoxins in Pet Foods Sicken and Kill Dogs Feb. 04, 2021

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Q: My neighbor's healthy, young dog died suddenly of liver failure. The vet thinks the cause was afl... Read More

Prevent Cats From Using Potted Plants by Making Litter Boxes Appealing Jan. 28, 2021

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Q: At least one of our cats has been urinating and defecating in the large potted plants in our fami... Read More

No Dog Breed Is Hypoallergenic Jan. 21, 2021

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Q: I recently got a Havanese puppy, Marcos, who was supposed to be hypoallergenic. However, every ti... Read More

Look at my Tiny Dog if You Feel Dead Inside Jan. 18, 2021

Stephanie Hayes

I regret to inform you that this is a dog column. I know. I am sorry, but this is how it has to be. ... Read More

Adopting 'Special Needs' Cats Can Be Rewarding Jan. 07, 2021

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Q: Ever since my cats died, my home has felt empty and lonely. The local cat rescue is offering for ... Read More

What Are Feral Cats? Dec. 19, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 years old, and my job at our house is to take out the trash. There's a neighborh... Read More

Don't Give a Dog a Bone for Christmas Dec. 10, 2020

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Q: Sirius, our adult son's new pit bull, is the first dog in our family, so we need some advice abou... Read More