Dog Behavior: My Dog Pulls On The Leash

Dog Behavior: My Dog Pulls On The Leash

Training

Regularly walking a dog is one of the joys of dog ownership. You and your dog get outside, chat with neighbors, and get a bit of exercise. When your dog pulls on the leash, that enjoyment rapidly disappears. Why Do Dogs Pull On The Leash? Dogs pull on the leash because we’re slower than they […]

Become a “Catvocate!”

Become a “Catvocate!”

Kids & Family

Hello, fellow cat lovers! I have a confession to make. Yep, I am just going to admit it. I am a passionate, cat-obsessed veterinarian, and I want to create a movement. The Catvocate Movement. I know that you are passionate about your cats, too. I want to share with you the best and latest information […]

How To Get The Most From Pet Health Insurance

How To Get The Most From Pet Health Insurance

Health, Vet Visits

Planning to get a puppy or kitten soon, a young adult pet, or even an adult animal? Pet health insurance can be a good buy. Companies that offer the coverage provide a variety of plans that meet the different needs of pet owners, from the person who wants emergency coverage only to the one who […]

Hospice Care: What to Know About Quality of Life

Hospice Care: What to Know About Quality of Life

Senior Pets

The goal of hospice is to ensure your dog’s health, comfort, and happiness. Those three elements comprise quality of life: your dog’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. “The philosophy of maintaining quality of life at the end of life honors the human-animal bond,” says Alice Villalobos, DVM, a veterinary oncologist who is considered the godmother […]

Why Does Your Dog Howl?

Why Does Your Dog Howl?

Training

A howl is a normal part of the canine communication repertoire, but some dog breeds howl more than others. The Northern types such as Alaskan Malamutes even use a typical “woo-woo” happy howl in conversation between each other and human family members.