What is a flea?
Fleas are mean, lean, biting machines. A close-up look at these tiny parasites shows just how well built they are for this job and why they are so hard to banish from your pet and your home. [Read More]
Monitoring Standards Protect Your Pet During Surgery
We’ve all seen medical dramas in which a patient in surgery is hooked up to lots of tubes, wires, and beeping machines. Seems a bit over the top for your pet, right?
Wrong. [Read More]
Not by Food Alone . . .Your Pet Needs Water Too!
When it comes to your pet’s food, you spend a lot of time and energy making sure that your pet has a healthy diet. You consider all of the brands, compare labels, debate moist-versus-dry, and consult your veterinarian.
But pets do not live by food alone. An ever-present bowl of clean water may be the most important part of your pet’s diet. [Read More]
Go, Cat, Go! Get your cat off of the couch with agility training
As unlikely as it might seem, cats around the country are having a blast competing in agility competitions or doing obstacle courses in their own homes. It’s loads of fun for you and your cat — and it’s great for your cat’s physical and mental health. [Read More]
Cats playing with food
Why does my cat play with her food?
When I leave my cat’s food on the floor, she always plays with it! One thing she really likes to do is drag a cloth or a paper bag over it. She moves the cover when she wants to eat, then puts it back when she leaves. What is she up to? [Read More]