Puppy Housetraining, Manners and Socialization

You’ll be living with your dog for the next 12-18 years, let’s make them respectful and safe for everyone involved House Training Your Puppy House training your puppy is relatively easy.  The secret is anticipating when your puppy will need to go to the bathroom, taking him or her outside before it happens in [...]

2019-11-26T15:26:42-05:00Tags: , , , |

Keep Your Cat Calm

Vet visits sometimes make cats anxious.  We’ll do what we can while you’re at our office to keep Kitty calm; here’s what you can do on the trip over, to keep him or her anxiety free. Stay Calm Your cat can ‘read’ your feelings. If you are calm, likely your cat will be calm. [...]

2019-11-26T17:34:13-05:00Tags: , , |

World’s Most Intelligent Dog Dies

Death of the ‘World’s Most Intelligent Dog’ rekindles a discussion on animal intelligence. Chaser, a border collie living in Spartanburg, SC died on July 23rd, 2019.  She was 15.  Chaser had been trained to recall the names of more than 1000 toys by her owner, John Pilley, a psychology professor at Wofford College. Pilley predeceased his beloved dog [...]

2019-11-26T14:52:54-05:00Tags: , |

Litter Box: What to Buy and How To Set Up

Prevent elimination problems and fights in multicat households by purchasing the right litter box and setting it up correctly in your home. What Kind of Litter Box To Buy Cats prefer litter boxes that are at least 1.5 times the length of their bodies. Many commercial litter boxes are too small for larger cats. Plastic storage [...]

2019-11-26T15:27:15-05:00Tags: , , |

Introducing Other Pets to Your Kitten

Just because you’re in love with your new kitten, doesn’t mean that the animals in your home will be welcoming with open arms. Take precautions that your little one is not injured. Go Slowly It’s important to have realistic expectations when introducing a new pet to a resident pet. Some cats are more social [...]

2019-11-26T17:35:24-05:00Tags: , , , |