The number of pet surrenders is increasing as more and more pet owners struggle to maintain the income needed to care for their pets. Our goal is to stop this from happening and to keep families together. MyPetChild.com is an online resource for financially-struggling pet owners. We help pet owners connect with organizations that offer pet financial assistance, whether that's through subsidizing vet bills or giving free pet food and supplies.
If your dog acts like something is stuck in his throat, he could be choking or he could have a throat or respiratory infection.
“My dog has bumps all over his body, what should I do?” First, don’t panic. It may just be hives which is easily treated with antihistamines.
If your puppy has diarrhea but is still playful, you might just have a mild case on your hands, which you can easily remedy at home.
If your dog’s hair is falling out in large clumps, it could be normal, since dogs do shed regularly, or it could be because of a disease.
If your dog is losing hair around his eyes, should you be worried? It is natural or is it a result of an underlying disease?
“My dog has crusty scabs on his back and neck, what should I do?” In most cases, skin problems are harmless and easy to deal with.
Your dog throwing up white foam is commonly not a cause for concern, but you still need to keep a eye on him for other adverse symptoms.
Your dog may have a high chance of getting sick if he accidentally ate some aluminum tin foil.
Is your dog suddenly losing control of his back legs at random times? Find out what may cause this temporary change in physical behavior.
Whether it’s normal or not for dogs to eat cat poop will depend on the context. How frequently is the dog eating cat poop? Is the dog showing any other concerning signs and symptoms?
Did your dog get bitten by another dog? Learn how to deal with an urgent situation like this that requires immediate vet attention.
Is your dog suddenly acting all drunk and wobbly? Find out what may be getting your dog to act in this concerning behavior.
Does your dog have foxtail all over his body? Find out why foxtail can be a risk for dogs, and learn ways to remove them.
Does your dog barge into the bathroom every time you take a poop? Learn why your dog is staring at you or “guarding” you while you poop.
PSA to UK pet owners who travel frequently to Europe with their pets. Be prepared for the pet passport changes that may come your way.
Is your dog suddenly shaking and not eating anything that you give him (even his favorite treats)? Find out what’s causing this change in behavior.