Pet Vaccinations: Facts and Myths

Pet Vaccinations: Facts and Myths

October 17, 2018

The History of Vaccines Cows and the bovine disease, cowpox, are responsible for the first human vaccines. In 1796, Dr. Edward Jenner observed that milkmaids who had been infected with cowpox (from handling infected cow…


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Cat Skin Diseases and Allergies

August 16, 2018

Surprisingly, your cat’s purr-fect coat may be hiding skin allergies or diseases that may be more irritating to your cat than you are. Cats, like humans, can have allergic reactions to many things including food…


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How Often Should I Bathe My Pet?

August 10, 2018

By Dr. Fiona, a veterinarian and contributing writer for Pets Best, a nationwide pet insurance agency founded in 2005. Is your dog starting to smell a bit? By all means, give him or her a bath! This…


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Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs and Cats

July 19, 2018

The Best Treatment for Fleas and Ticks Few pests are more irritating to our furry friends than fleas and ticks. Not only do these insects cause discomfort for our cats and dogs, but they can…


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Pet Sprayed by Skunk? How to Remove Skunk Odor

July 16, 2018

By veterinarian Dr. Fiona for Pets Best, a U.S. dog and cat pet health insurance agency since 2005. A skunk’s spray is a scent you’ll never forget. And when the skunk’s target is your pet,…


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Dog Conjunctivitis: Can Dogs Get Pink Eye?

July 16, 2018

Can Dogs Get Pink Eye? Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye,” can be a real pain in the eye. You might be wondering “Can dogs get pink eye?” The short answer is yes, dogs can…


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