Healthy pets are happy pets. Find news, videos and advice about your four-legged family member.
Pet sitters, doctors who make house calls and a healthy diet can help older owners keep their beloved companions.
7 foods pets should not eat
Get ready to brush your pets' teeth, shop around for services and be mindful of how you feed and vaccinate them.
If the sight of yet another abandoned dog sends you into fits of despair, take heart. There's plenty you can do if you can't open your home (or your wallet).
Find out more about better kinds of litter you can buy for cats.
And when is a dog or cat considered 'elderly'? You might be surprised.
Video: These adorable pups enjoy a good swing at the park.
Video: A Boston Terrier named Mackie has an unusual and hilarious reaction to being tickled.
Video: More drivers are putting their dogs in seatbelts and other restraints as awareness increases that loose dogs in the car can be distracting and dangerous.
A tired dog is a happy dog, and there are plenty of happy pups at daycares.
Video: Couple runs skunk rescue project and no, they don't spray.
Video: The 15-year-old pooch, who was crowned last summer in California, dies in her sleep. Here's footage of Yoda at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
You can do a few things to make a difficult situation easier on you and your pet.
Keep water handy, know the warning signs, and consider taking the fun indoors.
Turn off the TV (even Animal Planet) and play fetch, hit the agility course or even hop on a skateboard to keep the pounds off canine and human family members.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.