What is a Pet Insurance Deductible?

Before you purchase a pet insurance policy, make sure you understand exactly how the deductible works to help you make an informed decision about the right plan for your pet.

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Before you purchase a pet insurance policy, make sure you understand exactly how the deductible works to help you make an informed decision about the right plan for your pet.

Why Does My Cat Lick Me?

A kiss from your cat can signify their deep trust for you – but if other factors are at play, cat licking may mean much more. Sarah J. Wooten, DVM, shares what your cat might be trying to tell you.

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A kiss from your cat can signify their deep trust for you – but if other factors are at play, cat licking may mean much more. Sarah J. Wooten, DVM, shares what your cat might be trying to tell you.

Shelter Spotlight: Delaware Humane Association

The Delaware Humane Association (DHA) has been serving dogs and cats across the Delaware Valley for over 60 years. Recently, the DHA received some extra special attention through the adoption of Major, a German Shepherd, to now-President Joe Biden.

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The Delaware Humane Association (DHA) has been serving dogs and cats across the Delaware Valley for over 60 years. Recently, the DHA received some extra special attention through the adoption of Major, a German Shepherd, to now-President Joe Biden.

8 Ways to Help with Dog Separation Anxiety

Change can be hard, even for pets. As the world resumes normalcy following the pandemic, your dog may begin exhibiting signs of separation anxiety. Hanie Elfebein, DVM, PhD shares her tips for making your dog’s adjustment as smooth as possible.

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Change can be hard, even for pets. As the world resumes normalcy following the pandemic, your dog may begin exhibiting signs of separation anxiety. Hanie Elfebein, DVM, PhD shares her tips for making your dog’s adjustment as smooth as possible.

How to Choose a Dog Daycare

Dogs may require extra support when their pet parents return to the office post-pandemic.

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After many months of having their pet parents working from home, dogs may require extra support adjusting to their owners’ return to office life. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM, PhD offers tips for a smooth transition.

Cat and Dog Puzzle Toys to Bust Boredom

Puzzle toys are a great way to keep pets engaged.

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Do you have a bored pet at home? Wailani Sung, DVM, shares the countless benefits of puzzle toys and how to select the right one for your cat or dog. Do you have a bored pet at home? Wailani Sung, DVM, shares the countless benefits of puzzle toys and how to select the right one for your cat or dog.

How to Stop a Dog from Jumping: Everything You Need to Know

By Lavanya Sunkara

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A dog jumping with joy is cute when they’re a puppy, but as they grow up, persistent jumping can become a problem. This behavior, which is all too common among canines, poses safety concerns for both dogs and humans and needs to be addressed immediately. Pouncing dogs can be especially dangerous to small children, the elderly, and any unsuspecting individuals.  

Are Essential Oils Safe for Dogs and Cats?

By Maranda Elswick, DVM

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Once limited to specialty shops and natural food stores, essential oils can be found just about everywhere these days. The popularity of these natural plant-derived oils has skyrocketed in recent years, thanks largely to their pleasing scents and the benefits attributed to them. Not only do essential oils make our homes smell delightful, proponents claim the soothing scents can potentially improve our health and help us feel more centered, too.

Pet Microchips 101

By Karen Vitale

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When it comes to ensuring the health, safety, and quick return of your beloved pet should they ever go missing, the experts agree: Microchips are a no-brainer.