Do vets still declaw cats in the United States? Dr. T. reviews the risks of the procedure, where it’s illegal and good alternatives to declawing.
Is drinking swimming pool water safe for dogs? Learn about the chemical hazards and how to make your pool safer for your dog.
It’s normal for a dog owner to have some level of anxiety when faced with the task of nail trimming. As a veterinarian, I’m no exception when performing the procedure at home even though I’ve taught others how to cut an uncooperative dog’s nails many times. You can learn how to cut an uncooperative dog’s…
Most people fall into two categories when it comes time to sedate a dog for grooming. Some think it’s no big deal and that we should sedate animals anytime we need to do something that makes them uncomfortable. The other people are deathly afraid of drugging a dog to get them through a scary situation….
In the U.S., neutering dogs refers to castrating male dogs by removing their testicles and hence lowering their male hormone levels. The main reason veterinarians recommend neutering male dogs is to prevent them from breeding and to prevent annoying male dog behaviors like urine marking, mounting, aggression/fighting and roaming to find female dogs. But when…
My dog jumped after being spayed. What should I do? Learn what to look for and how to care for a dog after spay/neuter surgery.
Learn how to get rid of fleas and ticks naturally. Step-by-step instructions to kill these disease-causing parasites.