California wildfire: Vets battle to reunite pets with their owners after deadly blaze

California wildfire: Vets battle to reunite pets with their owners after deadly blaze

The Small Animal Clinic at the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine took in 32 cats with burn-related injuries over a two-day period, according to the clinic's chief of emergency services, Steven Epstein.

The worst part of being poor: watching your dog die when you can't afford to help

The worst part of being poor: watching your dog die when you can't afford to help

The American Veterinary Medical Association suggests that financially challenged pet owners talk to their veterinarian about payment plans or deferred payments, look into low-cost clinics, and check for charities that might be able to help – all of which we did, to no avail.

Keep your pets safe and stress-free this Deepavali

Keep your pets safe and stress-free this Deepavali

Deepavali is one of the happiest times of the year, but for animals, it is among the most anxious, thanks to firecrackers. Ensure that you take your pet for a walk before the bursting of firecrackers begins.

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

Consider the case of Philadelphia-bound US Airways Flight 598, which made an unexpected stop in Kansas City a few hours after its departure from Los Angeles. “About an hour into the flight, I started smelling this terrible smell,” passenger Steven McCall told Inside Edition’s Diane McInerney.

Pampered pets: Should I be worried about my dog’s swollen lip

Pampered pets: Should I be worried about my dog’s swollen lip

There was a massive swelling on his upper lip which the vet thinks was caused by a wasp sting.

Emergency Care for Your Pet

Emergency Care for Your Pet

Take care to support his neck and back in case he’s suffered any spinal injuries.For cats: Gently place a blanket or towel over the cat’s head to prevent biting; then slowly lift the cat and place her in an open-topped carrier or box.

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Be sure to discuss your expectations at length with a permanent caregiver, so he or she understands the responsibility of caring for your pet.Step 4: Prepare Emergency Supplies and Traveling KitsIf you must evacuate your home in a crisis, plan for the worst-case scenario.

11 Must-Haves For Your Dog's First Aid Kit

11 Must-Haves For Your Dog's First Aid Kit

None of us like to think of our beloved dogs getting hurt, but it's always better to be prepared in case something does go wrong. For the rest of us, here's a list of things you can add to your dog's first aid kit (which you'll be putting together as soon as possible, right?

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

This credit card offers the following fee structure and payment plans: In 2013, for example, the CFPB ordered CareCredit (who was issued by GE Capital Retail Bank at the time) to pay $34.1 million in refunds to their cardholders for deceptive health-care credit card enrollment practices.