Pet ownership, spending going strong
The American Pet Products Association reports that about two-thirds of U.S. households own pets, and spending on pets is increasing
Restricting ownership of wild animals
Ohio residents have received or sought permits to continue owning about 300 primates
Zoonotic Diseases and Pets FAQ
Animals can carry diseases that people can catch. Get answers to commonly asked questions about disease risks related to pets.
AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
Befriending reptiles and amphibians
There are many more of us out there with exotic pets who are interested in taking care of them well.
The CDC is warning people not to cuddle hedgehogs, National Dog Bite Prevention Week is coming up in April, and more
Our other furry friends
Veterinarians who work with exotic companion mammals say each species has its attractions as well as its challenges.