Posts Categorized: Pet Care Blog

Why Do Female Cats Urinate in the House?

I am the not-so-lucky owner of dear Miss Maggie, a 10-year-old orange tabby who not only sprays but pees indoors as well. The spraying started years ago after a stray tomcat decided to terrorize me and my cats for several weeks. It is a nuisance, but she has done it rarely since moving to my… Read more »

Socializing Your Adult Dog

  But Mom, I Want to be with the Other Dogs I run into a lot of clients’ dogs who were not socialized as puppies…whether it was voluntary by the owner or a stray that grew up in less than ideal conditions.  They have a severe reaction to meeting other dogs by reacting either with… Read more »

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

While walking a client’s new 4-month-old Golden Retriever puppy and watching in horror as she started to eat her own poop, I wondered why on earth would they do that?  It’s bad enough when they eat cat poop…but their own?  Of course, one’s immediate thought after witnessing this vomit-inducing scene is, “I just let you… Read more »

Holiday Foods for Pets to Avoid

Before you give in to those big, brown eyes and feed your pet that leftover turkey leg or Halloween candy bar, be aware of the harmful and even deadly consequences of feeding “people” food to your pet. If you are having Thanksgiving Dinner at your house, one way to reduce this temptation is to feed… Read more »