Have a cat who just loves to scratch? Declawing is a major surgery that comes with serious long-term side effects – and it might not solve the problem anyway.
Horses can stand on three legs and rest the other leg. They can change the leg they rest so that all of their legs get a chance to have a break.
Different councils and different rescue organisations can have different rules about how long they can keep animals.
Vets can often grapple with 'convenience euthanasia', where a client brings in a pet because it may, for instance, interfere with their lifestyle.
Pets can be influenced by the personality traits of their owners, something veterinarians could use to help them diagnoise any pet problems.
Backyard burial for your beloved animals raises some surprising problems.
If dogs are bred with known health disorders, what role should vets play in discouraging potential owners from animals that could cost them both financially and emotionally?
Travel can come with danger, so dogs have mostly evolved to avoid being over-adventurous. That said, dogs may see some kinds of travel as a chance to find things they want -- like food or a mate.
Breeding dogs for certain colours can affect their health, behaviour and life-span.
Based on his age in 'dog years,' could your animal pal legally buy alcohol? Or would he be cashing in on his senior discount? Veterinarians are more interested in life stage than a particular number.
Here are ten common misconceptions about what dogs need and how they communicate with us. Plus, a gallery of reader and staff dog pictures!
More than half of vets consider a change of job, despite considerable financial, emotional and intellectual investment.