• Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Unfortunately, most people have experienced the devastation of breast cancer, either through a personal diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. As we continue to examine cancer in our pets during Pet C...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, because I love getting together with friends and family to celebrate all that we are thankful for, and of course, chowing down on some good eats!    ...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
It is no secret that many Americans are struggling with their weight, but you might not know that American cats are also having a similar problem. Obesity is becoming so common in our cats that almos...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
I’ve said it before, and I’m sure I’ll say it many more times in my career: some pets will eat ANYTHING! To prove I’m not making it up, at the end of this post I’ll share wit...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Fall is in the air, and crisp days and cold nights can lead to a common cold weather ailment in our dogs and cats – dry winter skin. As the mercury drops, so does the humidity level, which...
Read More | Comments (1)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
In a previous blog for Pet Cancer Awareness Month, we discussed multicentric lymphoma in dogs. In dogs, lymphoma is widespread throughout the lymph nodes.  Cats, however, tend to get lymphoma at a sp...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
The eyes aren’t the only part of the body that commonly gives our best friends fits. Ear infections are also a relatively common occurrence in both dogs and cats, and may or may not have an ...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Cancer is an unfortunately common problem in pets. The most common type of cancer in pets is lymphoma, also known as lymphosarcoma. Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system, which consists of lymph nodes an...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Pet Cancer Awareness Month is a fitting time to bring up a scary topic. In a multi-post series dedicated to cancer, we’ll talk about what cancer is, how it is treated and the most common types of pe...
Read More | Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
  Every dog has its day, and for the top 10 most popular dog breeds, those days are often! We already featured the most popular cat breeds, but when it comes to celebrating popular dog breeds, there&r...
Read More | Comments (0)

If you want to protect your pet, get a quote!

policies by AGCS Marine Insurance Company, an Allianz company

our bloggers
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
  • Meet the panel
Dr. Ernie Ward, Jr.Veterinary Advisory Board of Petplan
vet tip of the week

Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.