Cats can refuse to eat or leave portions of food untouched. Find out the reasons why (or why not) your cat is a fussy eater.
Author: Dr. Debora Lichtenberg, VMD
Why This Veterinarian Hates Halloween (But Loves Black Cats)
Are black cat sacrifices just urban legend? Sensational journalism? The black cat superstitions have always bothered me. And so has Halloween.
Why Are Exotic Pets So Hard to Treat?
If you have an exotic pet, find out where you can get basic care in your area and specialized exotic care in case of emergency.
Laundry Detergent Pods Are Toxic to Pets and Children
One bite of these concentrated packets of laundry detergent can cause serious, potentially life-threatening injury.
Anal Sac Glands — Yes, They Are a Big Pain in the Butt
Scooting a butt across the floor isn’t always an indicator that a dog or cat has worms. It could mean the anal sac glands need attention.
Leptospirosis in Dogs: How Concerned Should You Be?
Cases of leptospirosis have been on the rise in recent years. If you know the facts about the disease, you can help keep it away from you and your dog.
When Veterinarians Come Under Attack Online
The veterinary profession is not immune to vicious cyberbullies, who spread false information, ruining both lives and livelihoods.
The Skinny on Fatty Acid Supplements for Pets
Do omega-3 supplements really work? Are they worth the trouble? Here’s my take.
Dog Scared of the Vet? Read This. (Plus, Let’s Talk About Muzzles.)
If you bring your puppy to the veterinarian and the puppy is terrified, don’t ignore this reaction.
The Trouble With Diseases Like IMHA – And the Great Unknown
Despite all the research and the advances in human and veterinary medicine, sometimes the hardest words to hear are “We just don’t know.”
Dealing With Ingrown Nails in Cats and Dogs
Nobody likes to think they’ve done a bad job taking care of their pet. How complicated a simple ingrown nail can become in the field of human emotions!
Why Retractable Leashes Are Dangerous
People who think it’s ridiculous to consider regulating or warning people about retractable leashes just don’t realize how bad the problem could be.
So You Want to Be a Veterinarian? Here’s What You Should Know.
Read my lesson plan first before running toward the admissions office of your local vet school.
Do All Dogs Go to Heaven?
The idea of pets going to heaven can vary among religions. I take a closer look at a few and weigh in with my own experience.
Why Dr. Google Isn’t the Best Bet for Your Pet
When you’re seeking answers about your pet’s health, it can be easy to rely on “Doctor Google,” but there are many reasons to start with your own vet first.