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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

What you need to know about bird flu in cats

Veterinarians and human health officials got a scare late in 2016 when a new disease showed up in cats (and people!).
Pet Health

Is canned food dangerous to dogs?

Because humans and dogs share their lives, scientists wanted to know how our canine companions were faring in this BPA-laden world.
Pet Care

How to choose the best dog bed

Even if you allow your dog to sleep with you at night, it’s still important to give them their own personal spot in the house where they can retreat.
Pet Health

Can dogs eat marshmallows?

While you may prefer your marshmallow black on the outside and gooey on the inside, your dog isn’t so picky—she’ll take what she can get!
Dogs

Why are dogs’ noses wet?

A common misconception is that if dog’s nose isn’t cold and wet, then the dog must be sick. This simply isn’t true.
Pet Health

Does the placebo effect exist in pets?

Placebo effect is the phenomenon where people believe they’ve experienced an effect after receiving a placebo.
Dogs

Is it safe to let your dog kiss you?

At any rate, when it comes to doggy kisses, there are two camps of people: those who love them and those who don’t.
Dogs

8 tips for throwing the best (and safest!) dog birthday party ever

Every dog has his day – and our canine companions’ birthdays are the most special of all. So why not go all out?