Cats Won’t Eat Wet Food; Cat Who Bites

Dr. Jane Matheys with The Cat Doctor Veterinary Hospital and Hotel in Boise, Idaho answering a couple questions about cats... First we have a question from Katie. She writes, “My two cats will not, under any circumstances, eat wet cat food, regardless of brand or

Do Dogs Need Sunscreen?

Yes, dogs do need sunscreen, just like their human owners There are multiple factors to consider when it comes to preventative measures to avoid skin cancer for your dog. Just like you wouldn't expose your skin to the sun all day without protection in the form

Cat Scratch Fever

Q&A with Pet Expert Arden Moore Q. I’ve always had fish and turtles, and finally decided that I was ready for a more complicated, interactive pet. After researching pet insurance, I recently adopted a big orange tabby from the local animal shelter. Gus is great, but he loves to

Why Cat People Don’t Understand Dog People

There are cat people and there are dog people and then there are folks like me who fall in the middle, enjoying the company of both cats and dogs. I happily share my home – and my heart – with two dogs and two cats. In this

Why Dog People Don’t Understand Cat People

You met the person of your dreams. She has a cat and you have a dog and the four of you are about to share one home. Think of this as a furry Brady Bunch situation. Your dog listens to your every word. Sits and stay on

Can Dogs Get Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease has likely been around for centuries, but we have only started to understand more about the disease in the past 30 years. What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is an infection caused by a species of bacteria called Borrelia. The bacteria is transmitted by ticks

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