Litter Box Happiness – For Cats of All Ages

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  One of the leading complaints from cat owners is elimination outside of the litter box. Dr. Nicholas Dodman DVM, ACVB, of the Animal Behavior Clinic at Tufts University, reports up to 4% of cats in United States Households (3 million out of 75 million) urinate outside of the litter box weekly, with 1% urinating … Continued

When Your Dog’s Itching is Driving You Crazy

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What’s with all the scratching? Is it heat? Summertime can often trigger skin rashes and ear infections in dogs. You may be cleaning your dog’s ears, bathing them, or giving them anti-histamines, yet they continue scratching away. There may be relief for a day or two, but it continues to come back. The foot licking, … Continued

Is Your Dog Fit or Fat? Learn How to Body Condition Score Him

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Use the body condition system to determine if your dog is fit or fat. It’s not surprising that so many people who think their dog lacks food motivation have pets carrying the pounds that say otherwise. Approximately 1/3 of dogs and cats in the United States are markedly overweight.

Medical Conditions in Aging Pets

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Dogs and cats can develop many medical conditions as they get older. Here are a few symptoms to be on the look out for.