Melatonin for Dogs

Melatonin for Dogs

This week’s guest post comes from Dr Sarah Robinson. Sarah attended veterinary school at Oklahoma State University receiving a DVM in 2008. Sarah’s longtime interest is to help people to better communicate with their pet companions, and in doing so, to help them to strengthen their relationships with their dogs and cats. Does your dog suffer from an anxiety-related disorder

6 Tips for Keeping Your Cats Healthy

6 Tips for Keeping Your Cats Healthy

Cats bring so much joy to our lives providing love and companionship. Studies have proven owners of cats (and dogs) tend to live healthier lives. So, don’t forget to give back and do the right things to keep your cats healthy. My top 6 tips for keeping your cats healthy are as follows: Veterinary Check-ups – it is very

Vomiting Cat? Normal or Something to Worry About

Vomiting Cat? Normal or Something to Worry About

Cats tend to vomit from time to time. Virtually all cat owners will tell you that they experience this with their cats. While this can be a ‘clean-up’ hassle (particularly when they throw-up on the carpet), a vomiting cat is usually related something minor. Usually, cat vomiting is caused by your cat eating too quickly, eating too much, or

North American Veterinary Community Conference – NAVC

North American Veterinary Community Conference – NAVC

I am writing to you from the North American Veterinary Community Conference (NAVC) in sunny Orlando. Veterinarians just like human doctors need to complete a set number of continuing education hours every year to maintain a license to practice medicine. NAVC is attended by more than 6,000 veterinarians every year and is a five-day extravaganza of knowledge and fun. This

Urinary Obstruction in Cats

Urinary Obstruction in Cats

Linus, a six-year old male neutered cat was brought to the hospital when his owner noticed him making multiple trips to the litter box. He would posture as if trying to urinate but nothing would come out. As he was trying to urinate he was crying which his owner thought was unusual behavior. On presentation Linus was moderately