Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunk 15 of the most common myths about training and owning dogs.
Male cats aren’t necessarily friendlier than female cats. Cats can’t tell when someone’s pregnant, nor can they sense when someone’s allergic to them. It’s possible to train a cat to use a toilet, though there are many drawbacks to doing so. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Whether you own […]
Insider asked veterinarians about the surprising ways you can tell that your dog loves you or trusts you. Guarding and herding are two subtle affectionate behaviours. Dogs will often cuddle with or try to protect those they love. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Though they can’t put their love […]
Veterinarians told Insider about a few things they think all cat owners should be doing. The experts said getting your cat vaccinated is a top priority and should be done in a timely manner. Vets told Insider that your cat’s litter box should be big enough for them, and you […]
A ‘wall of vets’ joined the front lines of protests in Portland, Oregon Friday, the New York Times reported. The military veterans joined the protests to support protester’s rights to free speech one week after a navy veteran was struck by a federal officer after approaching them to ask a […]
Insider spoke with vets about how to solve common problems cat owners may face. Getting a heavier scratching post may stop your cat from tearing up the furniture. If your cat isn’t using their litter box, try moving it to a new location or trying a different style of box. […]
Pet owners may be accidentally feeding their pets improperly. Giving your cat or dog treats might accidentally train them to beg for food. Cooked bones may be dangerous for dogs to chew on. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Taking care of a pet is a lot of work, but […]
There are many common misconceptions about proper cat care. You should be brushing your cat’s teeth regularly as it’s common for animals to experience dental issues. Veterinarians have said it’s not normal or healthy for cats to cough up hairballs. No cats are 100% hypoallergenic cats, but some low-shedding breeds […]
Insider asked veterinarians to share important pet-care secrets that they wish all animal owners knew. Most of the time pet owners shouldn’t be following the serving sizes found on pet-food packages. Dry kibble won’t actually help keep your cat’s teeth clean. Proper dental care can benefit your pet’s overall health […]
A dog in Colorado exposed over 100 veterinary staff to plague bacteria in December 2017. The pet was suffering from lethargy and fever, and was seen sniffing a dead prairie dog, which are known carry the bacteria. But vets thought such an infection was rare, because of the time of […]
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