Grabbed from link Filed under: Exotic Pets, Ask A Vet, Animal Sites We Love Wendkuni, Flickr By Dr. Patty Khuly, via Vetstreet Other girls coveted ponies. When I was very young, I really wanted a squirrel monkey. My mother’s family had kept several of them in Cuba, where she grew up. Stories of her homeland’s […]

Today Is World Spay Day!

February 28th, 2012

Grabbed from link World Spay Day is an annual event of the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International to raise awareness for spay/neuter, a proven way to save animals’ lives by spaying or neutering pets and feral cats. Spaying and neutering is super important to help control overpopulation, because when there […]

Puppy Distrusts Broccoli

February 28th, 2012

Grabbed from link Filed under: Dogs, Animal Nutrition, Funny Animal Videos Getting kids to eat their vegetables is a Herculean task. It takes everything in a person’s social toolbox: bargaining, diplomacy, psychology, coercion, compromise, deceit, and even plain old begging. It’s tough, but it’s not impossible. Wily parents feed green things to kids every day. […]

Slow-Motion Basset Hound

February 28th, 2012

Grabbed from link Filed under: Dogs, Funny Animal Videos At Paw Nation, we’ve established a history of loving videos showing pets doing things in slow motion. But almost without exception, the videos we’ve shared previously slowed down animal movement that was very kinetic, very action-packed. That’s easy to make interesting when it’s slowed down because […]

Grabbed from link If you haven’t seen a video of these cats before, they are the most patient, most calm cats you’ll ever come across. They don’t seem to mind anything, and not only that, they actually seem to like putting on a good show for the camera! They’ve modeled all kinds of hats and […]

Grabbed from link Filed under: Pet Health, Ask A Vet, Animal Sites We Love wallyhartshorn, Flickr By Dr. Nancy Kay, via Vetstreet February has been proclaimed “Responsible Pet Owners Month,” but what does the word responsible mean when applied to how we care for our beloved pets? No doubt, there are as many definitions as […]