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Behavior

on Saturday, October 20, 2018

Turns out there’s actually a scientific cause for why dogs always spin around in a circle before finally deciding exactly which spot is best for relieving themselves.  Plainly stated, dogs have a preference for pooping on magnetic north and the...

on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Some cats are natural talkers and meow about everything. Siamese cats, especially, have a reputation for being talkative. If you want a quiet cat, stay away from the Oriental breeds. Other cats are naturally quiet and only meow when it’s really...

Diseases

on Thursday, November 12, 2015

Your pet’s body uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of energy. If your pet has...

on Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fleas are annoying pests that bite our pets (and us in some cases), feeding on blood. They carry diseases and the saliva in their bites often leads to a cat flea allergy symptoms developing. An allergy to flea bites causes Flea Allergy Dermatitis (...

Symptoms

By whiskerDocs Veterinary Team on Thursday, December 27, 2018

Is your dog vomiting?  It could be a sign of a serious problem.

on Sunday, August 25, 2019

Our pets get cuts and scrapes just like we do. You can treat the minor ones at home. However, be cautious when examining an injury on your pet. Any pet can bite when he’s in pain. If you are the closest thing to him, you are the one that will be bit...

Wellness

on Saturday, October 20, 2018

Well, everyone, really. Now, even science says so! It’s common knowledge among those who have had the pleasure of a feline friend (or two or three) hanging around that cats tend to land on their feet no matter what.  We have all seen a cat fall...

on Monday, February 12, 2018

Fleas are amazing creatures with a life cycle that is well suited to survival. From egg to adult can be as short as 2 weeks if conditions are ideal and up to one year if they are waiting for things to get better. The adults don’t emerge until a host...

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