Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Kaitlyn

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Kaitlyn

While all our customers love their pets like family, Kaitlyn said it’s important to remember that each pet is different, and that you never know who you will be helping when you pick up the phone.

ANIMAL CRUELTY: Shock after two dogs left in 'worst state EVER seen'

ANIMAL CRUELTY: Shock after two dogs left in 'worst state EVER seen'

The animal rescuers believe the poor dogs were “probably thrown from a car” and feared they would have to be put down.Robbie Bartington, from the Woodfield Animal Sanctuary, said: We were alerted to the abandoned dogs by a friend, and we hope to give them a home for the rest of their lives, but they were in a horrendous state.“Their hair was matted for about a foot in length, and was so long I don't think a vet's clippers would have worked on them.“Fortunately, some dog-grooming friends of ours have kindly agreed to help them so we can get them into a condition where we can take them to a vet to be seen and get their vaccinations.

Pet Survivor Awards 2018: Miracle cat who struggled home after being shot in the mouth

Pet Survivor Awards 2018: Miracle cat who struggled home after being shot in the mouth

The shocking act of cruelty saw a high-velocity slug fracture Dexter’s jaw before passing out through his neck, leaving bits of metal embedded in his skull.Yet the jet black cat’s luck held out and his miracle recovery today sees him nominated for Pet Survivor of the Year 2018.He is one of three cats, the others are Maximus and Skittles, as well as Brandy the dog, who are competing for the prestigious title in a public vote for the award from the veterinary charity, PDSA.

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.

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

After the operation, she was able to piece together what happened: he had eaten the bears belonging to a friend’s dog a few days earlier.Bone of contention: Charlie now on the road to recovery (Image: SWNS)She said: “It was very worrying, particularly as I was away from home.

How British dog owners are using cannabis oil to cure anxiety in pets

How British dog owners are using cannabis oil to cure anxiety in pets

Rescue dogs Phoenix and Garvey both have ‘calmed down’ since taking CBD oil (Picture: Facebook)However, there is a huge array of cannabis oil products for human consumption in the UK and people are administering them to their pets – usually without advice from vets.

Dog dies after pieces of bone given as a treat blocks bowels

Dog dies after pieces of bone given as a treat blocks bowels

RSPCA Cymru said it advises against feeding bones to dogs because of the risks of obstruction, damage to the teeth and fatal injuries (Picture: Daily Post Wales)Ms Wilson, who has three other cavaliers, added: ‘I’d bought them all some new raw and natural treats from a local pet shop so they all had some duck necks.

Do dogs get colds and can they catch them from people?

Do dogs get colds and can they catch them from people?

(Picture: Getty)Dogs cannot catch common colds from humans, so don’t feel bad that they are feeling unwell, but they can certainly have the symptoms of one.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

All of their careful work upfront will assist the veterinarian in evaluating your pet's history and assist you in following through on any special needs your pet may require.

Experience: I run a hospice for animals

Experience: I run a hospice for animals

Maggie and Osha inspired me to set up the Maggie Fleming animal hospice, offering end-of-life care for animals, in Dumfries in March 2016. We take animals from all over, but I cannot provide end-of-life care for all that need it, so I offer support to their owners instead.

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.

Labrador pet advice: Can bathing my labrador too frequently cause problems?

Labrador pet advice: Can bathing my labrador too frequently cause problems?

Shampoos for oily coats are called sebolytic and clear excess grease.Dry coats need a veterinary moisturising shampoo or a specific veterinary shampoo for the cause of the problem, plus moisturiser.Examination is essential for diagnosis so that the correct shampoo is used.That said, I don’t think your dog will suffer any ill-effects from showering during the hot weather.David Grant MBE was a vet at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for Animals.

Dog almost died after eating sausage roll packed with rat poison

Dog almost died after eating sausage roll packed with rat poison

The sausage roll is believed to have been laced with rat poison but fortunately Blitz’s owner Catrina Edwardson managed to stop him eating too much and too him to the vet.

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

New figures from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) show only 10 per cent of owners recognised their short-muzzled dog’s breed-related health problems, while 75 per cent were unaware potential issues even existed.

Cutting Pet Care Costs

Cutting Pet Care Costs

Visit our Dog Grooming Tips page to learn more.Protect Your Pet from ParasitesFlea and tick infestations can cause a host of costly medical problems from minor skin irritations to life-threatening blood loss.

Dog Saves Owner from Charging Moose

Dog Saves Owner from Charging Moose

According to Will Wadley of NBC Montana, McNeill explains she was hiking with her dogs when she saw a moose appear from the woods and was running full speed towards her.

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Choose the right vet

You might also need to check if the doctor is available after clinic hours in case your pet needs attention late at night. Visit the clinic to see how the doctors and the staff treat other animals.

A-Z of pooch love and care

Deworm your pooch from time to time – puppies and adult dogs. Choose a food bowl according to your pooch’s size, breed and health condition. In case your pooch barks non-stop, consult his vet to find the underlying problem.

Is your pet turning into a beggar?

Adding fibrous food to your pet’s diet like vegetables (carrots, green beans, broccoli, etc) and fruits will make him feel content, without adding extra calories. If your pet has suddenly developed an increased appetite over a matter of few days, see your vet.

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