Sunday, February 25, 2018

Orange is the New Black: Genetics and Coat Color in Cats

A curious feature of cat genetics involves the determination of orange and black colors. Geneticists describe black and its various shades (black, brown, blue)...

Is Your Dog Coughing or Choking?

When you hear your dog cough, you worry. Is he choking? Just clearing his throat? Does he need help? In dogs, a cough can...

A Brief Biology of Cannabis

Cannabis sativa is believed to have evolved in the Steppes of Central Asia in an area that is now Mongolia and southern Siberia.  Two...

Understanding Anxiety in Pets

by Lillian Roberts, DVM Country Club Animal Clinic According to Wikipedia, Anxiety is defined as follows:  “… an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner...

When Do You Need Your Vet?

At some point, every dog or cat, horse or parrot, pet pig, ferret or even lizard owner will need to seek veterinary care for...