Pet dental health is important, but just how often do you need to brush your dog’s teeth? Ideally, you should be brushing their teeth almost as often as you brush yours. PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin recommends brushing your dog’s teeth with a pet toothbrush every day. Watch the newest episode of Paws & Claws on PeopleTV.  Go
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Fennec foxes can be house-trained, but you may have to work at it for a while. By: tambako So you’ve decided you’d love to add a fennec fox to your family. First off, congratulations! Second, there’s a lot to know about these little guys, so before you run out and adopt one, let’s go over
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A good rescue group will want to know how well you’ll take care of your new pet. By: Daga_Roszkowska A grand total of 3 of my cats came from cat rescue groups. I’ve been actively involved with a couple of them, and for many years I did a column that focused on various organizations and
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 8–10 pounds for males, 6–8 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Havana cats (sometimes called Havana brown cats) are medium-sized, muscular cats with a smooth, short coat; they are considered a rare breed. Colors include brown or lilac with matching whiskers, a unique feature. Also unique is the shape of the
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This is much better than using an alarm clock. Employees at Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) have developed the habit of singing and dancing with animal residents waking up from surgery.  BARCS, the largest shelter in Maryland, is a nonprofit, high-volume, open admission animal shelter caring for the abandoned, neglected, abused and lost animals of Baltimore
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It’s important to know the lineage for any purebred dog you’re thinking of getting. By: Bieniu94 Thinking of getting a purebred puppy? Then take a few minutes to read this article. Seriously — it could save you from heartbreak. Pure Love When you fall in love with a particular breed, that puppy may carry an
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Petful has been researching U.S. dog food recalls for the several years, and we’ve compiled the following list. Is your dog food on our list? Recalls are listed in order from newest to oldest. (Looking for cat food recalls? Go here.) 2018 Dog Food Recall List Click the links to see the specific, important details
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Step aside ninja cats, ninja puppies is where it’s at. The USA Network just stealthily dropped an adorable new version of the television competition American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja, reports EW.com. This cute new baby canine concept is called American Ninja Warrior: Puppy vs. Puppy, and in actuality it’s just an online stunt, but
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Cats aren’t always the aloof, disinterested felines they’re cast as in popular culture. By: ilyessuti Meet my cat, Boomer. He’s your typical cat: He spends his days napping, chasing his sister, Lou, and soaking up the sun. Boomer was adopted about a year and a half ago after what was supposed to be a quick
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We’ve got to stand by our pets through thick and thin. By: Foundry All of you must have heard about the tragic case of the young French bulldog who was placed in an overhead bin on a United Airlines flight and died in it. The facts are unclear. A ridiculous command by a flight attendant
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People tend to think of millennials as young, trend-obsessed idealists, but Thomas the 26-year-old feline is an experienced gent who’s just looking for some late-in-life care and cuddles. His former owner surrendered him to Baltimore County Animal Services last month. The Baltimore Sun reports that fellow millennial, Laura Cassiday, 27, of Dundalk, Maryland, was scrolling through animal
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