How do cats know how to use a litter box?

How do cats know how to use a litter box?

People who have never owned or been around cats sometimes imagine that it takes a lot of time and effort to train a cat to use a litter box. We proud cat parents might like to attribute our cat’s use of a litter box to hours of dedicated training, or to our cat’s superior intelligence. However, the truth is that it is relatively simple to teach a cat or kitten […]

Dog treats: how much is too much?

Dog treats: how much is too much?

Most people enjoy giving their beloved pooch a special treat, and there are some nice benefits to treating your pet. For example, treats can reinforce and nurture the bond between you and your pet, and they’re a great training aid to reward desired behavior. But while treats can be an enjoyable and yummy addition to your dog’s diet, too many treats can be unhealthy. The basics about treating your dog: […]

How long does opened, canned pet food remain safe?

How long does opened, canned pet food remain safe?

We all want to feed our pets healthy, wholesome food. While keeping dry pet food fresh is mostly a matter of storing it properly in an appropriate sealed container, there are different considerations when it comes to canned pet food. Unopened, canned pet food is good to use until the “use by” or “best by” date marked on the can. However, once the can of dog or cat food has been opened, […]

Top 5 reasons you should microchip your pet

Top 5 reasons you should microchip your pet

What you need to know about compounded pet medications

What you need to know about compounded pet medications

Is tuna bad for cats?

Is tuna bad for cats?

Cats love seafood, and most cats are especially fond of canned tuna and tuna juice. While tuna is fine for cats in moderation or as a treat, too much canned tuna can be bad for your cat. Fish is a great source of protein, but there are a few reasons why a steady diet of human-grade canned tuna can cause health problems for your cat. Tuna alone is not nutritionally […]

Top 6 causes for bad breath in pets (and how to fix it!)

Top 6 causes for bad breath in pets (and how to fix it!)