Bernedoodle Growth Chart: How Big Will Your Bernedoodle Get?

How big will your Bernedoodle get?

As you get to know your new puppy, you may be wondering how big he or she might get. We consulted with our veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Coates, who reviewed and approved data about puppy weights and sizes, which we then used to create a convenient puppy growth chart—You can use this as a reference to […]

Husky Growth Chart: How Big Will Your Husky Get?

How big will my Husky get? Husky growth chart

As you get to know your new puppy, you may be wondering how big he or she might get. We consulted with our veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Coates, who reviewed and approved data about puppy weights and sizes, which we then used to create a convenient puppy growth chart. You can use this as a reference […]

Home Remedies for a Cat Throwing Up Food

Home remedies for a cat throwing up food

Cats throw up food for many different reasons. Some are serious and require veterinary attention, but others, like eating too much too quickly, can usually be handled with home remedies. If your cat has just vomited once or twice but seems to feel fine otherwise, it’s safe to try some home treatment. But do not […]

4 Home Remedies for a Cat Vomiting Bile

Home remedies for a cat throwing up bile

Bile is a digestive fluid that is made in the liver and secreted into the small intestine. Bile can be seen in a cat’s vomit, giving it a yellow, orange, or even a brown or greenish tinge. You’re more likely to see bile when a cat vomits on an empty stomach, so you’ll often notice […]

What To Do if Your Cat is Vomiting Blood (Call Your Vet!)

What to do when your cat is vomiting blood

Vomiting isn’t all that unusual in cats. Whether it’s because of a hairball or because they ate something unusual, a cat who vomits once or twice but is acting normally doesn’t necessarily need to be rushed to the veterinarian. But the situation is very different if you see blood in your cat’s vomit. If your […]

4 Things to Do if Your Cat is Throwing Up White Foam

Things to do when your cat is throwing up white foam

The white foam that cats vomit is usually just mucus mixed with a little fluid. Mucus and fluid are almost always present in cat vomit, but they’re easy to miss when they’re mixed with food or other materials. White foamy cat vomit is most apparent when a cat throws up on an empty stomach. There […]

Over the Counter Medicine for Cat Diarrhea (4 Types)

OTC medicine for cat diarrhea

Diarrhea is a symptom of many different diseases in cats. Some are serious, but a few will get better with a little home treatment. If over the counter medication is an option, the four main options are: Anti-bacterial medications Probiotics Diet Hydration Supplements If your cat has had just a few episodes of diarrhea but […]

4 Home Remedies for Cat Diarrhea

Home remedies for cat diarrhea

Sometimes a cat with diarrhea needs to see a vet ASAP, but there are occasions when trying a little home treatment first just makes sense. Let’s take a look at the best ways to approach cat diarrhea and what home remedies might help your feline friend feel better. The four home remedies for treating your […]

Is Neosporin Safe for Dogs? (Key Considerations)

Is neosporin safe for dogs?

If your dog gets a cut you want to take away the pain as quickly as possible (almost as you would for your kids). That said, something like Neosporin can be an issue for a dog if its ingested, and it’s difficult to know if products like Neosporin or Pepto Bismol which work very well […]

Is Weed Killer Safe for Pets? (Key Considerations)

Is weed killer safe for your pets?

I am constantly concerned about the various household products in and around my home and how they could impact my pets. It does seem like the prevailing wisdom on which products are and aren’t safe changes over time, so it’s sometimes tough to know exactly how to keep your pet as safe as you possibly […]

Is Lavender Safe for Dogs? (Key Considerations)

Is lavendar safe for dogs?

I’ve had two dogs that were happy to eat absolutely anything in the house. This is a stressful experience. It’s tough to know what is or isn’t OK for your dog to have eaten. You don’t want to be running to the vet for every little thing your dog does if its not necessary, but […]

Is Lavender Safe for Cats? (Key Considerations)

Is lavendar safe for cats?

Our cats rule the roost in my house and can get into pretty much anything. As a result, it’s always good to know which things are and aren’t safe for them. It can be a stressful experience if your cat gets into something you’re not sure about, since you want to make sure your pup […]

Is Eucalyptus Safe for Cats (Key Considerations)

Is eucalyptus safe for cats?

Our cats rule the roost in my house and can get into pretty much anything. As a result, it’s always good to know which things are and aren’t safe for them. It can be a stressful experience if your cat gets into something you’re not sure about, since you want to make sure your pup […]

Is Eucalyptus Safe for Dogs? (Key Considerations)

Is eucalyptus safe for dogs?

Sometimes it feels like my dog gets into everything. It can be a stressful experience, since you want to make sure your pup is going to be OK and you need to answer the question: Do I really need to go to the vet? For this post we asked our veterinary advisor Dr. Jamie Whittenburg […]

Is Rosemary Safe for Dogs? (Important Considerations)

Is rosemary safe for dogs?

Sometimes it feels like my dog gets into everything. It can be a stressful experience, since you want to make sure your pup is going to be OK and you need to answer the question: Do I really need to go to the vet? For this post we asked our veterinary advisor Dr. Jamie Whittenburg […]

Is Rosemary Safe for Cats? (Important Considerations)

Is rosemary safe for cats?

Personally, I have trouble keeping track of where my cats are at all times. Even if you have an indoor cat, you may have some concerns about that are (or could) get into. There’s always a stressful question you need to ask if your cat gets into something you’re not sure about: Do you really […]

Is Pepto Bismol Safe for Dogs? (Important Considerations)

Is Pepto Bismol safe for dogs?

My dog is constantly trying to eat all kinds of things he shouldn’t. This is extremely stressful for pet parents. The most obvious reason is that you don’t want your dog to get sick, but you also have to think about whether the thing they’ve gotten into is even bad for the dog. Do you […]

Is Citronella Safe for Dogs? (Oil, Plant, & Spray)

Is citronella safe for your dog?

My dog is constantly trying to eat all kinds of things he shouldn’t. This is extremely stressful for pet parents. The most obvious reason is that you don’t want your dog to get sick, but you also have to think about whether the thing they’ve gotten into is even bad for the dog. Do you […]

Goldendoodle Growth Chart: How Big Will Your Goldendoodle Get?

Adult Goldendoodle with a Goldendoodle puppy

Bred to be part Golden Retriever and part Poodle, the Goldendoodle is considered a crossbreed or designer breed. They’re bred for three different sizes – miniature, medium, and standard. The Goldendoodle is not, however, a registered dog breed and isn’t recognized by the American Kennel Club, or AKC. But they have gained the love of […]

Ask the Vet: Mailbag Edition

Picture of vets with an animal

In this post, we’ll be continuously updating and adding in questions we’ve gotten from readers, answered by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM. If you have a question, drop us a line at info@petnewsdaily.com and we may feature it here in the mailbag! Question Hi, Can you provide tips on the best cat food bowls for messy […]

German Shepherd Growth Chart: How Big Will Your German Shepherd Get?

How big do German Shepherds get? German Shepherd growth chart

As you get to know your new puppy, you may be wondering how big he or she might get. We consulted with our veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Coates, who reviewed and approved data about puppy weights and sizes, which we then used to create a convenient puppy growth chart. You can use this as a reference […]

The Best Joint Supplements for Dogs

Happy dog in grass

The best joint supplements for dogs reduce inflammation and are effective in treating arthritis or stiff joints. Whether your senior dog needs some help getting around or your young pup has an injured leg, joint supplements can help aid your dog in recovery and mobility. Speak with your veterinarian before giving your dog any type […]

Why Does My Cat’s Meow Sound Weak and Raspy?

Picture of a cat meowing

Cats speak volumes through both body language and vocalization. Some breeds are loquacious, such as the Siamese, while others are more spare with words. More than 21 distinct types of vocalizations have been identified in the domestic cat, expressing the range from fear to contentment. So when your gregarious little greeter gives you a weak welcome, […]

How Do I Treat Cherry Eye in My Dog?

Pictures of cherry eye in a dog

Did you know that your dog, and many other mammals, have a third eyelid? The third eyelid, also known more formally as the nictitating membrane, is essential for production of the tear film and protection of the eye. This small triangular structure can be seen in the inner corner of your dog’s eyelid, especially if […]

9 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Picture of a dog in sunglasses staying cool

When the hot weather hits, your dog might need some extra help beating the heat. Dogs are highly susceptible to heat, (even overheating or getting a sunburn) with some dogs being compromised due to their bone structure, coat, age, or health. For example, Pugs and other flat-nosed breeds can’t pant as effectively, putting them at […]

Why Is My Dog’s Face Swollen?

A dog with a swollen face

Dogs make wonderful companions and indeed are “man’s best friend.” Surveys have found that 6.4 million homes in the United States have dogs as pets, and there are close to 90 million dogs in the country. Most people feel that their dogs are part of the family. Dogs have moved from backyard pets into our […]

6 Things to Know if There’s Blood In Your Cat’s Stool

What to Do if You Find Blood in Your Cat's Stool?

If you find blood in your cat’s stool, a veterinary visit is in order.  There are numerous causes, some are serious, some are minor.  Either way, a veterinary appointment and thorough physical examination are essential if you observe blood in your cat’s stool. 1. Know What Is Normal Dyschezia, meaning painful or difficult defecation, may […]

When Do Dogs Stop Growing?

Picture of a dog with a measuring tape, how big will it grow?

“How big will my puppy grow?” It’s a question pet owners frequently ask veterinarians like myself. While it can be difficult to give an exact estimate of a puppy’s adult weight, some factors can help give an idea of what to expect. Read on to learn more about what affects growth in puppies, how you […]

Labrador Height: How Tall Do Labradors Get?

Picture of a Labrador - how tall will they grow?

Wanting to know “how much does a Labrador weigh” is a common question from visitors to our site.  While a lot of owners think about their dog’s growth in terms of weight, there are lots of reasons you’d want to think about the height of your Labrador as well. A big one is obviously a […]

Goldendoodle Height: How Tall Do Goldendoodles Get?

Picture of a Goldendoodle - how tall will your Goldendoodle be?

Wanting to know “how big a Goldendoodle will get” is a common question from visitors to our site (that’s why we created a Goldendoodle growth chart).  Often that question is mainly referring to weight, but there are lots of reasons you’d want to think about the height of your Goldendoodle as well. A big one […]

How Much Does a Golden Retriever Weigh?

Picture of a Golden Retriever - how much do golden retrievers weigh?

I had a Golden Retriever named Flash as a kid. She was incredibly sweet and loyal, and she grew to be a big dog. If you’re researching a Golden Retriever to bring home, or if you have a Golden at home already and need answers to questions like what size dog crate to buy or how heavy […]

How Much Does a Labrador Retriever Weigh?

how much does a labrador retriever weigh

If you’re researching a Labrador retriever to bring home, or if you have a Lab at home already and need answers to questions like what size dog crate to buy or how heavy you dog should be, you’ll want to know how big (and particularly how tall) they get at different stages of life (particularly how […]

How Much Does a Chihuahua Weigh?

Image of a chihuaha - this post details how much they weigh

If you’re researching a Chihuaha to bring home, or if you have a Chihuaha and need answers to questions like what size dog crate you should buy or whether your dog is too heavy, you’ll want to know how big they get at different stages of life (particularly how much they’ll weigh and how tall they’ll […]