Tag Archives: Veterinary medicine

House-Training Your Puppy

Patience is key when it comes to housebreaking because every pup will pick up the process at his own pace. And unless a dog is taught where to eliminate, he’ll look for any spot that’s convenient and safe, which often … Continue reading

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Should You Declaw Your Cat?

Not that many years ago, the decision about whether to have the family cat declawed focused more on the couch than the cat. These days, however, more veterinarians encourage cat owners to consider nonsurgical strategies to prevent flayed furniture and … Continue reading

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Cost of Your Pet

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Treating Animals with Acupuncture

Horses have been receiving acupuncture for almost as long as people have—since the practice began in China some 2,500 years ago. As beasts of burden, horses were of tremendous value to the Chinese, and their health was almost as important … Continue reading

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Cats and Stress

Just like people, cats can get stressed out – and it’s never a good thing. Cats that are feeling highly stressed for long periods of time can show behavioral changes, and may even stop eating or suffer health problems. Here … Continue reading

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Cats in the Car: Tips on Transporting Your Cat to the Veterinary Hospital

Here’s a quiz for you. Even though there are more cats than dogs in the US, veterinarians see more dogs in their hospitals than cats for which of the following reasons? A. Cats don’t like the ride to the veterinary … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Warning: Check the Ingredients

Many dogs enjoy peanut butter as an occasional treat, a way to take their medications, or as a puzzle to chew out of a toy. But dog lovers need to be aware that some brands are using xylitol in place … Continue reading

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