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Wellness Wednesday- 4th of July Safety for your Pet

I worked for an emergency vet clinic for about 15 months working two 4th of Julys in that time. The 4th seemed to be one of the busiest days of the years. This meant it wasn’t a good day for a lot of pets. With just a little planning many of these visits could have . . . → Read More: Wellness Wednesday- 4th of July Safety for your Pet

Wellness Wednesday- Using Positive Reinforcement to Retrain Cats with Litter Box Problems

I learned what it was like to live with a cat with litter box problems with my adopted Persian, Maurice who first showed his problem by urinating on my bed. I went through the list of things to try but nothing changed the situation. I resorted to keeping him confined when I couldn’t watch his . . . → Read More: Wellness Wednesday- Using Positive Reinforcement to Retrain Cats with Litter Box Problems

Wellness Wednesday- Helping a Cat with Litter Box Problems

Litter box problems. It is the most common behavior problem in cats and probably the most frustrating. I’ve had 3 cats that had problems so I am very sympathetic to anyone who is living with it. It was with my 2nd litter box issue cat that I found something that worked for him and has . . . → Read More: Wellness Wednesday- Helping a Cat with Litter Box Problems

Wellness Wednesday- Leave Wildlife Babies in the Wild

This is the time of year I used to hate when I worked in the veterinary hospital. It’s when wild animals start having babies and well-meaning people would find them and bring them home thinking they were orphaned. We’d get an assortment of calls about bunnies, birds and even fawns. Unfortunately, while people think they . . . → Read More: Wellness Wednesday- Leave Wildlife Babies in the Wild

Wellness Wednesday- Pet CPR

Learning CPR may mean the difference between life or death for your pet. Your local Red Cross may offer Pet First Aid classes where you can learn how to care for your pet in an emergency including how to give pet CPR.

 

This video shares the how-tos on giving CPR.

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