Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Grief in Cats

By Rebecca Diaz, DVM The Cat Clinic Grief is not an emotion that is often ascribed to cats. However, after the loss of a companion cat...

Help, My Cat’s Going Bald!

All cat owners know that cats shed … everywhere. If you own a cat, you’re resigned to finding hair in your clean laundry, on...

Tips and Ideas for Summer Fun

Traveling? Consider these Doggie Travel Essentials! Pet first aid kit. Going on a long road trip? Don’t leave without a well-stocked doggie first aid kit....

How Wet Should I Get My Pet?

1 Brush your pet before bathing to remove tangles, dirt, debris and shedding hair. 2 To reduce pet anxiety during bathing, place a towel on...

Pigment Changes in Dogs and Cats

Are you seeing spots on your dog? Is your cat’s nose turning white? You may not be imagining it. Cats’ and dogs’ skin color...

Cushing’s Disease In Dogs

Common symptoms of Cushing’s disease include: • Excessive urination with possible incontinence • Large water intake • Ravenous appetite • Excessive panting, even at rest • Muscle wastage and...

Is Your Backyard a Smorgasbord for Dogs?

One of the great luxuries of having a fenced backyard is having the comfort to let our dogs out to conduct their ablutions with...

Before You Count Your Chickens

Cock-a-doodle-dooo … wait, not quite. Hens are a lot quieter than roosters, and that’s one of the reasons they’ve become the latest popular pet...

Summer Grooming Tip

Keep nails trimmed Active dogs generally spend more time outdoors and you may not hear that telltale tap-tapping reminding you to trim their nails. Long...

Mosquito Season is Upon Us! What is the risk to pets?

Dengue and chikungunya and Zika … oh my! In the last year, we have heard quite a lot about exotic diseases transmitted to humans...