When families take a vacation, increasingly, it's the entire family enjoying the get-away. Additionally, six percent of cat owners tote their kitties on vacation.
Q: My elderly mother adopted an 11-year-old Siamese cat 7 months ago.
A cat's mind is a terrible thing to waste. "Cats are emotional beings, and they require stimulation -- every day," says Jackson Galaxy, host of Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell."
Q: My dog has bad arthritis in his knee. A: Well, no, you're not going to use Zubrin.
Lots of dogs and cats cry. Veterinary dermatologist Dr. John Angus explains that what happens next is caused by an ever so slight amount of moisture on the skin. Darker-colored pets often have the same tear-stains; they're just not visible.
Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. A: Your friend doesn't need a professional to remind her that smoking is hazardous to her health; it says so right on the packaging.