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5 Tips for New Pet Owners

November 12, 2013

You’re excited about getting a new puppy -- but you’re a little anxious, too. As a first time pet owner you...

Young pot-bellied pig (black-and-white) standing on hay

Can I give ibuprofen or aspirin to a pig in pain?

Q: Can I give a pot-bellied pig ibuprofen, or is a buffered aspirin better?

A: I am sorry to tell you that human NSAID...

Closeup on faces of two Shih Tzu puppies. (Photo: Flickr/mick124)

Facts to know about hernias in puppies

September 05, 2012

Q: Are hernias common in puppies? Our two little 7-week-olds (Shih Tzu) each have a hernia.

A: Umbilical hernias are not...

Redfoot tortoise, front view, on a bed of wood shavings.

How to care for a vomiting tortoise, correct its diet

August 14, 2012

Q: We just fed our baby 8-month-old redfoot tortoise a hard-boiled egg (many books and forums suggest it as a good source of occasional...

Bassett hound near bowl. (Photo: Flickr/Dennis Hill)

Is it bad that my dog ate red velvet cake?

Q: My dog -- a female Bassett hound -- ate an entire red velvet cake 8 or 9 hours ago. She seems no worse for the wear. Should I be...

Cat napping on a bench near its bowl of food. (Photo: Flickr/Rick Kimpel)

Signs your pregnant cat is ready to give birth

August 01, 2012

Q: My 9-year-old cat is pregnant. How will I know she is about to give birth?

A: When she starts to get ready to give...

The heat is harming my dog. What can I do?

July 23, 2012

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided by a Expert on JustAnswer:

Q: I...

My rabbit has a crusty nose. What's wrong?

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided by a Expert on JustAnswer:

Q: My...

4 ways to calm your dog's anxiety over fireworks

By Tom Musbach on July 02, 2012

Your dog probably isn't excited to celebrate the Fourth of July or New Year's Eve.

The loud noises of fireworks that explode at random...

Natural treats you can feed to a parakeet

July 02, 2012

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer.

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