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Kitten and Puppy

5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Getting a Pet

By Jessica on January 13, 2014

Considering a new companion is a wonderful adventure. Finding and falling in love with a pet can be easy to do but ultimately it is a decision...

Mother and daughter laugh while bathing a tan pug.

What's the best odor-reducing shampoo for dogs?

September 24, 2013

Q: What is the strongest odor reduction shampoo for a dog?

A: I would get a medicated shampoo from your vet. Perhaps...

A brown-and-white Springer Spaniel standing in a shallow end of a lake, looking down.

Can we limit water (like food) for our dog?

September 23, 2013

Q: We ration food for our 6-month-old Springer Spaniel. She eats twice a day. May (or should) we do the same with her water? We live in an...

Closeup of a white-and-gray face of a Shih Tzu puppy.

How to help a dog that's ingested anti-flea chemicals

September 09, 2013

Q: My puppy (Romeo) is a 9-month-old Shih Tzu. Two days ago I applied Advantage 2 for fleas. Now he is lethargic, not eating or drinking....

Young beagle standing on a sandy beach, near the water's edge with small waves in background.

My dog ate toothpaste. How harmful is that?

Q: My dog Rosey bit into a small sample of toothpaste and also a half tube of small hemorrhoid suppositories (Tucks). She is a small (25...

White and light brown Chihuahua sitting on a light gray couch.

Are grilled tomatoes harmful for my dog to eat?

Q: My 12-year-old Chihuahua just age four grilled cherry tomatoes. Should I take her to the vet?

A: No, cherry tomatoes...

Closeup of bulldog's face (brown and white) in what looks like a scowl.

What to do if your dog swallows too much salt water

Q: My bulldog spent a lot of time at the beach yesterday and swallowed some sea water. Today he had some diarrhea and is a bit tired (...

Two Labs -- one chocolate and one golden -- outside on a cold, sunny day.

What to do if your dog ate a ham bone

Q: My dog (a 3-year-old Lab) ate a ham bone about 6 hours ago. The bone was about 5" long and she ate roughly a third of it. She's had a...

Beige-colored Chihuahua standing on wooden floor, looking up at the camera.

Why is my Chihuahua licking the dining room floor?

Q: My Chihuahua, Tinker, is suddenly licking the dining room floor. His tail is turned downward, which is never the case, and he recently...

Author (Sally) leaning on big chair where her mother is seated, facing forward.

How JustAnswer made Mother's Day a little brighter

This Mother's Day I'm very thankful that I can spend quality time with my 92-year-old mother, and JustAnswer has been a big help.

I have...

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