Stories, expert advice and more for dog and cat lovers

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How to safely travel with your pets

Can you think of a better travel partner than your pet? We don’t think so. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains all the ways you can safely travel with your cat or dog.

Health & Wellness

Golden retriever walking on the pavement at sunset.

When the pavement is too hot for dogs’ paws

Every dog needs to walk, but some times and temperatures are better than others. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains when the ground is too hot for your pup to walk on.

Health & Wellness

French Bulldog is bathed in the a tub.

How to groom a dog during the summer

Does grooming your dog keep them cool during the summer? Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains if grooming can help your dog to cool down.

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Puppy Labrador Retriever licking their snout

How to stop your dog from being destructive

Dogs can sometimes be destructive. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains how you can help your pet feel better and keep them safe.

Health & Wellness

Dog standing in a pool with a toy in their mouth.

How to save a choking pet

If your pet starts choking, you'll want to act fast. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough shares tips on how to prepare for an emergency.

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A kitten looking into the camera and meowing.

Why do cats meow so much?

Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains how you can communicate with your cat by decoding their meows.

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How to socialize your dog

You always want your dog to feel comfortable. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains the benefits of socializing your dog from a young age.

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Three kittens look into the camera.

When do kittens’ eyes change color?

You may have noticed your kitten’s eyes changed colors. Don’t be alarmed. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains this natural transformation.

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Dogs running through a field.

How to prep for dog daycare

Dog daycares can benefit your pup (and you) in so many ways. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains how to plan for this life change.

Health & Wellness

Looking up at a dog with their mouth open

Why do adult dogs’ teeth fall out?

Has your adult dog lost a tooth? Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains why this has happened and how to practice good oral hygiene.

Health & Wellness

Grey cat glaring into the camera

Dog and cat body language: How to tell if my pet is mad at me

Learn how your dog or cat’s body language changes when they get angry, territorial, anxious or aggressive. Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough has the scoop on what all those signals mean.

Health & Wellness

White cat sitting on a bed looking in to the camera

Common cat eye infections

If your cat’s scratching their face or has runny goop leaking from their eyes, they could have an eye infection. Get treatment tips to help from veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough.

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Two dogs sitting next to each other wearing sunglasses and hats

Should my dog wear sunglasses?

Want to protect your dog’s eyes? Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains why sunglasses (aka doggles) may actually be a good option for your canine pal.

Health & Wellness

Dog sneezing with a bubble near its face

Reverse sneezing in dogs

Have you ever heard your dog inhaling rapidly and consistently? Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains what a reverse sneeze is and if it's a concern for your pup.

Health & Wellness

A golden retriever puppy running towards the camera

Importance of a pet emergency preparedness plan

What is an emergency action plan? Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough is sharing all the ways to help you be prepared for surprise health issues among your pets.

Health & Wellness

Brown cat sitting in a basket looking out the window.

Do cats sweat?

As summer approaches, you may be wondering, do cats sweat? Veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough explains if cats can overheat and how cats cool themselves down.

Health & Wellness

A white dog sitting in the grass.

Can dogs eat Cicadas?

Find out what veterinarian and pet health advocate Dr. Aliya McCullough has to say about dogs eating cicadas, plus the steps you should take if they decide to snack.

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Golden retriever laying on the couch in front of a TV.

Here’s why you shouldn’t leave the TV on for your dogs while you’re gone

Do you leave the television on for your anxious dog while you leave the house? Dr. Aliya McCullough, Fetch’s on-staff vet, explains why that may not help soothe them.

Health & Wellness

Grey and white dog wearing a green bandana and standing in the grass.

Lyme disease and dogs

If you’re wondering, can dogs get Lyme disease? The answer is yes. Ticks may be small in size, but their bites can greatly impact our pet’s health. Dr. Aliya McCullough, Fetch’s on-staff vet, shares how to protect your pup from Lyme disease.

Lifestyle

Dog sitting in a red stroller looking at the camera.

Should I use a stroller for my dog?

Using a dog stroller can help your pet travel easier. If you’re considering getting a stroller for your dog, Dr. Aliya McCullough explains all of the benefits.

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Grey and white cat standing in a grassy field about to swat the camera.

Why does my cat keep swatting at me?

It’s normal for cats to swat at their toys, but sometimes you may wonder, why does my cat swat at me? Dr. Aliya McCullough explains this playful behavior.

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Dog with treat in their mouth looks into the camera.

Safe barkuterie boards for dogs

People online have been sharing their own versions of charcuterie boards for dogs with pet-friendly ingredients. Our on-staff vet Dr. Aliya McCullough shares how to put together a safe dog charcuterie board.

Fetch Pets

A brown and black dachshund looks into the camera.

Nothing can stop Daisy, a determined dachshund, from getting what she wants

A dachshund named Daisy never shies from a challenge, even when it sometimes leads to accidents. Now, she’s onto her next playful mission after Fetch pet insurance covered her emergency surgery.

Health & Wellness

Brown cat with blue eyes laying on their back on the ground.

Anxiety in cats

Cats show signs of anxiety different from other animals. Knowing the symptoms and potential triggers can help you make sure they're comfortable. Dr. Aliya McCullough, Fetch’s on-staff vet, guides us on how to help your anxious cat.

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