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gray cat scared of thunder storms

Thunderstorms can be very unsettling to animals. When we consider the impact of storms, we usually think of dogs as the ones who panic during loud events like thunderstorms or fireworks.

Cats have always been touted as the more independent house pet; however, just because they aren’t pacing, whining, or barking, like their canine friends, doesn’t mean storms or loud noises don’t affect them.

Cats may exhibit behaviors like being clingy, restlessness, or pacing. Also, these anxious behaviors may not seem out of the ordinary, especially if your cat seeks out a hiding space to ride out the storm.

While you can’t eliminate the threat of bad weather or loud noises, there are a few things you can do to maintain a calm environment when the time comes.

Keep in mind that it’s normal for animals to exhibit anxious behaviors during stressful situations, but if the behavior does not return to normal afterward, have a discussion with one of our veterinarians.Read More »

Portrait Welsh Corgi Pembroke Dog With A Box Of Accessories For grooming at home

Here are some great tips on how to groom at home during a pandemic

Since in-person dog grooming appointments are off the table due to social distancing, we imagine your furry friend is in need of a serious spa day. Previously, most pet owners have relied on the professionals to trim, bathe and coif Fido’s fur, but now you have been left to your own devices.

Good hygiene – even in animals – is important to their health and well-being. Some breeds require regular grooming to maintain their typical coiffure, like poodles, shih tzus, and terriers. Other breeds like boxers, hounds, and beagles require less maintenance in the beauty department.

Regardless of your pup’s standard cut, a “maintenance” bath in between grooming appointments will keep your dog looking sharp and feeling good. And, you can do this all from the comfort of your own home.

Grab a few towels and roll your sleeves up! At-home grooming is easy to accomplish with a few tips from the professionals.Read More »

A cute little beagle dog hides from scary thunder

If your dog has a thunder phobia, storms in the forecast are your worst nightmare.

During these storms, your dog may show signs of anxiety, like shaking, whining, drooling, pacing, or hiding in a confined space. Some dogs even bark, howl, or become destructive.

Even though thunder phobias are common within dogs, there are a lot of misconceptions about the causes and best ways to handle this fear. There’s more to this phobia than loud noises. Read More »

Cute Cat Drinks Water In A Summer Garden On A Hot Day to Stave Off Hyperthermia

Often, there are plenty of conversations about heatstroke or overheating in dogs, but what about hyperthermia in our other furry friends?

Hyperthermia, or heatstroke, is equally dangerous in cats as in dogs. Because both species of pets aren’t able to tell us when they are overheated, it’s important to know the warning signs of high temperatures and what to do to help your pet.Read More »

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Ciara Mislan
posted 4 weeks ago

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