CASE STUDIES


It’s well-known that dogs tend to suffer from arthritis as they get on in years, but cats generally refuse to show weakness, and older cats with joint pain are no exception. This means that arthritic kitties may not immediately get the attention they need. Once you realize…

New IoT technology may monitor your dog or cat’s pain through the detection of heart-rate variability, potentially allowing pet owners and healthcare professionals to detect and manage pet pain and stress in real-time BURLINGTON, Mass. – PetPace, the provider of a Fitbit-like smart collar for…

Greta and Rio joined their family within three days of each other, and ever since then, they’ve been inseparable. "Since we got them at the same time and the same age they are essentially sisters," Haley Bond, the pair’s mom, told The Dodo. "They LOVE each other. Absolutely best friends. When one leaves the house…

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Melissa Halliburton was on her way to her friend’s wedding with her dog, Rocco. She had searched all over for a hotel near the event that allowed dogs and could only find one an hour away. Then, on her way to the wedding, her car broke down. She managed to convince the tow truck driver…

The grief that follows the loss of a pet can be very difficult to overcome. Memorialize a beloved companion who has passed on, or help friends and family deal with the loss of their pets, with a combination of earthly and spiritual practices. Host a Timely Memorial Service PetMD suggests owners can bring friends and…

If your dogs are anything like mine, they demand food on a pretty regular schedule each day. But simply giving your dogs food doesn’t provide much of a mental challenge for them, and a bored dog can get destructive or lethargic. It’s important to keep the mind sharp, and the best way to do that is…

Just what is your dog or cat trying to tell you? Check out these eight ways pets communicate to better understand your furry companion. 1. Barking Is Its Own Language Dogs have thousands of barks, but as a general rule, the pitch gets higher as the dog gets more emotional. 2. Cats Meow to Get…