How to Become an Exceptional Veterinary Client

How to Become an Exceptional Veterinary Client

Health, Relationships, Vet Visits

Earlier this year, my 15-year-old cat, Ivan, had a behavioral upheaval that required several veterinary visits, tests, medication, and weekly follow-up calls to his veterinary team. Because Ivan’s condition required tweaking until we found just-the-right remedy, I felt like a nuisance until my trusted veterinarian gave me the highest compliment. She said I am a […]

Help! My Cat’s Been Diagnosed With FIC!

Help! My Cat’s Been Diagnosed With FIC!

Health

No pet parent wants their beloved cat to receive a chronic diagnosis. And when it comes to a chronic urinary issue, it feels overwhelming, especially if you’re faced with bloody urine or outside-the-box elimination. For cat parents who discover their cat has feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC), it can feel even more daunting since environmental stress […]

Poop: The Inside Scoop on Your Dog’s Output

Poop: The Inside Scoop on Your Dog’s Output

Health

Everyone who shares a home with a dog deals with poop on a daily basis. While it may not be the most appealing topic, learning about your dog’s “output” offers important insight into his health. Not only his food, but also your dog’s environment and emotional state, affects how his body works. Fear, anxiety, and […]

What to Know About CBD for Pets

What to Know About CBD for Pets

Health

Medicinal hemp products have not been subject to rigorous FDA oversight, but many pet product companies tout multiple health benefits for pets. In addition to potential health claims, the anxiety-reducing potential makes it an attractive “natural” option for pet parents with fearful pets. Rob Silver, DVM, a holistic veterinarian and founder of http://nurseyourpet.com, and veterinary pain […]

A Pet Parent’s Guide to COVID-19

A Pet Parent’s Guide to COVID-19

Health

With more than a million cases of COVID-19 diagnosed worldwide, and the number rising, most people are still grappling with the changes and restrictions of life during a global pandemic. News that dogs, cats, and ferrets may be susceptible to the virus only increases the fear, anxiety, and stress pet parents are feeling. What are […]