Why Do Dogs Howl?

You might have heard your dog howl and wondered why the sudden switch from barking to howling. Howling is another way dogs communicate besides shrieking and barking. Regardless of the age, breed, or temperament, all dogs howl. However, some dogs howl more than others, and some also howl longer and louder than others. In this… Continue reading Why Do Dogs Howl?

Which Human Foods Are Safe For Cats?

The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has certain guidelines that pet food manufacturers must follow in order to make “official” pet foods. One of the main things that these regulations stipulate is the inclusion of a minimum percentage of protein from animal sources. The AAFCO defines an animal source as being “obtained from… Continue reading Which Human Foods Are Safe For Cats?

Puppy Teething 101

Is your little canine friend chewing or nipping more than usual? Do you often see a small drool puddle on your body after cuddling your puppy? It might be that your puppy’s teething process has started. As your pup starts to grow teeth, their gums may hurt. This can be a painful process for the… Continue reading Puppy Teething 101

All About Tapeworms in Cats

Tapeworms are common parasites in cats. Associating with infected cats may result in human infections as well. Treatment is a critical step to prevent further damage. However, adult tapeworms rarely cause serious diseases in cats. Only kittens and older cats are more prone to adverse effects of tapeworms. Understanding their mode of infection, symptoms, risk… Continue reading All About Tapeworms in Cats