Dogs disguise their own scent by rolling in smelly things. This ancient instinct confuses their prey when they are hunting or helps to keep an enemy at bay. If this upsets you, please don’t use punishment – it’s cruel and it doesn’t work for any unwanted behavior.
I recently read an article written by Dr. Patty Khuly on her blog, “Fully Vetted” about ugly pet contests. I find myself in full agreement with her assessments of such a contest. As Dr. Khuly says, “they’re almost always genetically diseased, surgically altered or otherwise afflicted with extreme veterinary conditions.” Do we really want to […]
If your cat has diarrhea, it’s best to call your veterinarian if it lasts more than 2 days. Be prepared beforehand to answer a number of questions so that your vet can determine the cause of diarrhea. Some of the questions will include frequency of bowel movements, is your cat straining, is there blood in […]