Pets & Pet Care
Studies have shown that caring for a companion animal can lower blood pressure and even lengthen survival time after a heart attack. But pets need proper attention. To learn natural-care tips for animal companions, look here.
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Are OTC Human Drugs Safe for Pets?
Do you know whether or not it is it safe to give a pet, either dog or cat, over-the-counter medication made for humans? If so, which ones can be used?Read more
Can Pets Cut Medical Costs?
I know that having a pet can be good for your health, and now I’ve heard that pet ownership can reduce health care costs nationwide. That’s amazing. Is it true?Read more
Dogs at Work?
Health Benefits of Companion Animals
Companion animals of all kinds not only enrich our lives, but have many potential health benefits as well.Read more
Home Cooking for Pets?
Is Kitty Litter Dangerous?
Keep Pets Out of Your Bed?
What’s this I hear that allowing pets to sleep on your bed puts you at risk for some dangerous diseases? I’ve always let my cats sleep on the bed. Is this for real?Read more
Kissing Pets: Is It Safe?
My wife always kisses our dogs and cats, but I think it is disgusting. What’s your take on it? Can diseases be transmitted from cats and dogs to humans by kissing?Read more
Manicures for Dogs?
What’s the best way to clip dogs’ claws?Read more
New Weil Lifestyle Staffer!
Meet George, the newest member of the website staff. We’ve bottle-fed him in our offices for five weeks, since he was two days old.Read more
Pet Promise Brand to Be Discontinued
I will continue to recommend pet foods that contain quality protein sources such as real chicken, beef or fish. Animal byproducts or meat meals should not be part of a pet’s food.Read more
Pets to Lower Stress?
I understand that students on some college campuses are being allowed to have support? or “comfort” animals to help them deal with stress. I love animals, but I don’t get this. Is college so stressful these days that kids need pets in the dorm?Read more
Raw Food Doggie Diet?
I've just learned that I'm pregnant. My husband says that we should get rid of our two cats because they could endanger my pregnancy. I suspect this is an old wives tale. Is there anything to worry about?
Do you know whether or not it is it safe to give a pet, either dog or cat, over-the-counter medication made for humans? If so, which ones can be used?
I always thought that having pets was associated with good health, but I recently heard that just the opposite is true. Which is right?
I know that having a pet can be good for your health, and now I've heard that pet ownership can reduce health care costs nationwide. That's amazing. Is it true?
My cat has Chlamydia. Can I catch it from him?
I know you have dogs, but I'm wondering what you think about dogs in the workplace? Several of my co-workers want to bring their dogs to the office. I like dogs, but I think they would be a big distraction. On the other hand, I know that there are health benefits to having pets.
My dog had fleas. He had a flea bath and now has a flea collar, but the fleas are still in the house and have decided that I'm breakfast, lunch and dinner. How can I get rid of them without setting off a chemical "bomb"?
I would like to switch my cat and dogs to home-cooked food rather than commercial products. Can you recommend any reliable sources for nutritionally sound pet food recipes?
I sometimes worry about breathing in the dust from cat litter. Have there been any studies or are there any health concerns on the danger of breathing in litter dust, either for me or my cats?
What's this I hear that allowing pets to sleep on your bed puts you at risk for some dangerous diseases? I've always let my cats sleep on the bed. Is this for real?
What's the best way to clip dogs' claws?