Crate Training Cats: It Can Be Done!

It’s likely that you’ve never really considered the benefits of crate training your cat… After all, crates are for dogs, right? And we all know that training cats to do anything requires advanced coursework at Hogwarts. Joking aside, though; there are tremendous benefits to crate training cats, and the task itself is not nearly as [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:30:44+00:00February 27th, 2015|The Cat's Meow, Training & Behavior|Comments Off on Crate Training Cats: It Can Be Done!

Dr. Google: Why Depending on the Internet to Diagnose a Sick Pet is Dangerous

Imagine this scenario: It’s midnight and your pet just vomited up who-knows-what and appears restless. What is the first thing you’ll likely to do? Honestly? If you said search Google for sick pet symptoms, you would be one pet owner among many. And, while online pet health information can be informative, the problems of relying [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:30:52+00:00February 20th, 2015|Pet Emergencies & First Aid, Pet Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Dr. Google: Why Depending on the Internet to Diagnose a Sick Pet is Dangerous

Pet Acupuncture: The Benefits of a Healing Touch

Over the past few decades, Western medicine has come to acknowledge the efficacy of many Eastern healing modalities, including acupuncture and medicinal herbalism. Veterinary medicine is no exception to the rule, and we are now more familiar with the science of some of these ancient practices. Pet acupuncture or veterinary acupuncture is growing in popularity [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:30:59+00:00February 15th, 2015|Pet Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Pet Acupuncture: The Benefits of a Healing Touch

Why Is Chocolate Bad For Pets?

Worldwide, people share a fondness for chocolate that spans a lifetime. From birthday cupcakes to fancy souffles, chocolate (and its strong temptations) surrounds and connects us. However, the prevalence of chocolate throughout the year – from Valentine’s Day to Halloween – creates harmful opportunities for curious pets, and should be never be shared. Whether your [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:06+00:00February 6th, 2015|Pet Toxins|Comments Off on Why Is Chocolate Bad For Pets?