What should goat feces look like?

What should goat feces look like?

Seems silly, doesn’t it? But, goat product should look like large raisins. If it looks like dog by-product, that is actually diarrhea. Of course, goat feces can become so liquid that it looks like what we normally think of is diarrhea. So, what can be the cause of...

Why is fatty liver such a problem for cats?

Why is fatty liver such a problem for cats?

Fatty liver is also called hepatic lipisosis. In hepatic lipidosis, something makes your kitty stop eating – from a virus, to vaccination, to stress to an illness. When cats don’t eat, their liver says it’s not a problem and brings fat from the body into the liver for...

My dog has been diagnosed with liver failure. Help!

My dog has been diagnosed with liver failure. Help!

Liver failure can be acute (sudden) or chronic (slowly developing over time). There are many causes of liver failure. Eating sugar free gum, a virus, eating poor quality food, cancer, infection with a bacteria called leptospira, chemical toxicity are just an example...

My dog is terrified of thunder and other loud noises, what can I do?

My dog is terrified of thunder and other loud noises, what can I do?

First, why does this happen? Some dogs’ are water personality – they run from anything new. I had a dog who was fine about thunder until one summer in the mountains when a thunderclap occurred right overhead – too loud!! Some dogs are just nervous and jumpy about...

Chiropractic care for my pet?  I’ve never heard of it! Tell me more.

Chiropractic care for my pet? I’ve never heard of it! Tell me more.

Isn’t it funny how we never think about providing the same care for our pets as we do for ourselves? Chiropractic is well accepted in human health care, it is not as discussed for our pets. Mostly, it’s a newer discipline in veterinary medicine. Human chiropractic was...

Tell me about pet CPR?

Tell me about pet CPR?

The first time you deal with a pet emergency that may require CPR will be a very stressful/scary situation. A great graphic to help comes from the American Red Cross. The chart shows a prone dog receiving CPR – Airway is checked and cleared with the Heimlich maneuver,...

Frightening Hazards of Pet Food

Frightening Hazards of Pet Food

There have been many frightening reports in the news lately, from tainted jerky treats to questions about dog food safety, there is a lot to worry about. After five years of investigation and hundreds of dogs dying, tainted jerky treats have finally been removed from...

Can a cat walk on a leash?

Can a cat walk on a leash?

With the right personality, a cat can walk on a leash. I have even met a therapy cat who goes to nursing homes to provide comfort to the residents! There are a few things to do differently on leash to keep cats safe. First, use a harness. The last thing we want is our...

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