It might be fun to look at photos of obese cats on YouTube, but if you really think about it, extra weight on a cat is unhealthy. It impedes quality of life for our feline friends, even if they are relatively healthy despite the extra weight.
It’s not surprising that so many cats are overweight. It’s...Read More
Getting a new dog is a process. From deciding if you want to buy or adopt, to picking out a breed, to dog proofing you home, there is always something to do or worry about. One of the most important steps in the process is getting your dog spayed or neutered, depending on if it is a female or male dog respectively.
It is almost impossible fo...Read More
October is a busy month. There are lots of contests, Halloween is coming, and it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many cities and towns are “going pink” this month in order to raise public awareness of this type of cancer.
Living in Connecticut, I am especially aware of this cause. My state has the second highest rate of ne...Read More
Sometimes an animal gets an injury and won’t stop picking at the wound, even when doing so makes it worse. Other times, when an injured animal receives surgery, they feel compelled to scratch at their stitches, oblivious to the harm it will do to them. In these cases, the vet will typically outfit the animal with an Elizabethan collar, ...Read More
Diarrhea is a sign of intestinal disease in dogs just as in humans. Eating inappropriate food is one of the main causes of diarrhea. There are also worms, bacterial infections, viral infections, and parasites causing diarrhea in dogs. Many dog owners feel frustrated because what’s good for them might not necessarily be good for their pets....Read More