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Keep Your Kitty’s Litter Box Fresh

Keep Your Kitty’s Litter Box Fresh

Keep Your Kitty’s Litter Box Fresh Many people say the most difficult part of having a cat is keeping the litter box fresh, and that can be a challenge. No one, including your cat, likes a smelly litter box, so here are some tips to keep it smelling great!...
My Dog Threw Up Blood!

My Dog Threw Up Blood!

What Is HGE? If suddenly your dog threw up blood or had a bloody bowel movement, it may be suffering from HGE (Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis).  HGE is a syndrome in dogs where large amounts of fluid seep into their GI tract.  It’s serious and considered a medical...

Do I Need To Groom My Cat Daily?

You’re thinking… “huh, my cat grooms herself all day long, why does she need to be brushed?”  We’ve got your grooming question answered! If your feline is long-haired, you should brush her at least a few times a week. If you have a...
Top 3 Types of Pet Allergies

Top 3 Types of Pet Allergies

Just like us, many of our pets have spring allergies – they are quite common. But determining the cause of those allergies may take a little detective work. The 3 main types of pet allergies are flea, food, and environmental. Just like allergies in people, they...
Are My Cats Fighting – That is the Question

Are My Cats Fighting – That is the Question

Do you ever wonder if you’re watching a full on cat fight?  If you have two or more cats, you may have seen this happen.  One minute they are just lounging around; the next minute, they are on the floor biting and kicking.  How can you tell if this is just for...
Cool Calico Cat Facts

Cool Calico Cat Facts

Calico cats are really cool – they have such beautiful markings (tri-color)! But did you know that calicoes are individual in many other ways too? Almost all calico cats are female. The orange and black markings are located on the X-chromosome and female cats,...
Crate Expectations

Crate Expectations

Crate Expectations Crate training your pet is widely recommended by dog trainers and veterinarians. Yet many people resist using a crate because they feel confinement is cruel or unfair.  However many people happily put their child in a playpen to keep them safe, so...

Heat Exhaustion – Recognize the Signs

Every summer, we talk about pets and how to recognize the signs of heat exhaustion; after all, they are wearing fur coats! Heat exhaustion is what happens before heatstroke, and it’s best to learn to recognize it before it advances further, because heat stroke...