Wet Cat Food vs. Dry Cat Food: Which is Best for Your Pet?
Whether you’re adopting a cat for the first time or simply wondering whether your feline friend’s diet could use an upgrade, many cat owners find themselves debating between wet cat food and dry cat food. With so many cat food options out there, how do you know which is best...Read more
Advice From Dr. Lindsey: Dealing With Cat Hairballs
Authored by: Dr. Lindsey, DVM Anyone who is a cat owner is probably familiar with these lovely “gifts” our cats leave us. The hairballs they leave us always seem to be in the worst places or during the worst time but it’s a common part of owning a cat. The scientific...Read more
Can Cats Eat Raw Fish? Everything You Need to Know About Cats and Seafood
Cats and fish go together like dogs and bones—they’re a well-known pair and a common cartoon trope, but there are quite a few precautions to take when giving your pet her favorite treat. Should you be worried when your kitty climbs onto your kitchen counter during dinner prep to sneak...Read more
Why Does Dog Pee Ruin Grass? And Other FAQs
There’s nothing like lounging in your backyard on a sunny summer day—until you look at your lawn a little more closely and notice that it’s covered in yellow and brown patches! Your yard may be dog-friendly, but is your dog yard-friendly? Are Fido’s bathroom breaks wreaking havoc on your once-green...Read more
Advice From Dr. Lindsey: Tooth Root Abscesses in Dogs
Authored by: Dr. Lindsey, DVM Tooth root abscesses are a serious and very painful medical condition. It’s an infection that occurs around the root of a tooth. The most common teeth to get abscesses are the canine teeth, the largest premolars in the upper jaw, and the largest molars in the...Read more
10 Benefits of Multivitamins for Dogs
As a dedicated pet parent, you do a lot for your dog: you take him for daily walks; you buy him his favorite toys; you pamper his skin and coat; you feed him a high-quality diet… and the list doesn’t end there! As humans, many of us take daily multivitamins...Read more
Advice From Dr. Lindsey: How Often Should I Take My Dog To the Vet?
Authored by: Dr. Lindsey, DVM I get this question a lot and the short answer is, it depends. Just like with us humans, there are many factors that may necessitate a dog to go to the vet such as illness or injury. In general, all dogs should receive a physical exam...Read more
Can Indoor Cats Get Fleas?
Did you know that indoor cats tend to live 10-15 years longer than outdoor cats? This is due to a few different reasons, such as increased safety and reduced risk factors. Plus, if your kitty is around more, you’re more likely to detect signs of health issues early on. Your...Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Dogs and Exercise
Does your dog perk up at the word “walk,” or get ultra-excited when you reach for his favorite frisbee? It’s no secret that dogs are energetic bundles of fluff, and that exercise is one of their primary forms of entertainment. In fact, exercise is essential for your dog’s wellbeing. With...Read more
Advice From Dr. Lindsey: Should I brush my pet's teeth?
Authored by: Dr. Lindsey, DVM It’s understandable why pet owners don’t want to brush their pets’ teeth. A lot of pets don’t like getting their teeth brushed. It is important to brush your pet’s teeth though. Teeth brushing is the gold standard for preventative dental health. It’s said that over 2/3...Read more