No matter how advanced or safe flea products become, people still let the problem get out of hand. Here’s my examination into the best way to treat fleas.
Author: Dr. Debora Lichtenberg, VMD
Relax, Your Cat Is Probably Not Sleeping “Too Much” (Here’s Why)
Most cats sleep around 16 hours a day, with kittens and seniors snoozing even longer than that.
Why Your Dog Is Eating So Fast, and How to Slow Them Down
Dogs who eat too quickly can suffer from digestive problems, some of which may be serious. Here’s why your dog eats so fast — and how you can help.
Cat Abscesses: What Causes Them, and How Do Vets Treat Them?
Abscesses — painful infected wounds — usually require a vet visit. Quick, proper cat abscess treatment usually means a better outcome.
Treating Insect Stings on Dogs
Treating insect stings on dogs requires a few household items and a lot of love. Relieve your dog from painful bites or stings with these helpful hints.
Marijuana Toxicity in Pets: A Growing Problem With Serious Consequences
As laws change and the use of this drug becomes more prevalent, marijuana toxicity in pets is on the rise. Edibles with chocolate are the worst.
No, Most Veterinarians Are Not Trying to “Upsell” Their Clients
Your vet wants to help you and your pet in times of crisis, and this entails making tough decisions together. Here’s the truth about veterinary upsells.
Health Problems in Labradoodles: What You Need to Know About Doodles
The doodle craze is just like every other breed craze where popularity leads to problematic breeding.
Reverse Sneezing in Dogs: Yes, It’s a Thing (Here’s What to Know)
Episodes of reverse sneezing in dogs usually last a minute or less. This snorting is your dog’s attempt to clear the back of their throat from irritants.
Adopting a Pet During the COVID-19 Crisis? Read This Checklist.
Sadly, animal shelters are beginning to report an uptick in abandoned pets. Please read this pre-adoption checklist before you go get a new pet.
Vaccines: The Pros and Cons of Vaccinating Your Dog or Cat
In this expert guide, we discuss the pros and cons of vaccinating your dog or cat — and what to expect after your pet gets vaccinated.
8 Reasons Your Dog May Be Coughing
The most common causes of coughing in a dog include kennel cough, chronic bronchitis and collapsing trachea.
An Expert Guide to Pet Dental Exams
Here’s what you should expect when the veterinarian says your pet needs a dental exam or procedure. Plus, the facts versus myths.
Cat Scared of the Vet? Best Advice — From Carrier, to Car, to Exam Table.
If your cat is scared of the vet and fights you on getting into the carrier, read these expert tips to make your vet visit go much easier.
Veterinary Telemedicine During COVID-19: What to Expect
Veterinary telemedicine can never replace an in-office exam. But during the COVID-19 pandemic especially, it can be a game-changer for people with pets.