Curing an Older Cat Who Prowls All Night

Curing an Older Cat Who Prowls All Night

I was recently speaking to a pet owner about her elderly cat, Edmond. Edmond seemed to have his nights and days confused. He would walk around the house all night, yowling, and sleep all day. His behavior made it very hard for his owners to sleep. Edmond’s owner tried...
What is Reiki & How it Might Help my Pet?

What is Reiki & How it Might Help my Pet?

It’s a form of energy therapy formalized in 1922 by a Japanese Buddhist monk named Mikao Usui. Since 1922, his original 2000 students-turned-Reiki Masters have taught other practitioners all around the world in Usui’s energy healing methods. Based on a centuries old...
My Dog Just Vomited & It Smells Like Feces

My Dog Just Vomited & It Smells Like Feces

There are a few things to consider. First, if your dog just had a large snack of another dog’s poop then he simply could have over eaten and needed to empty out his stomach. The second major cause of vomiting feces is to vomit so hard that not only the stomach gets...
Why Does My Dog Eat Dirt?

Why Does My Dog Eat Dirt?

There are many theories as to why dogs eat dirt. These theories include missing minerals in their diet, treating intestinal parasites, and perhaps having an upset stomach. A new theory would be to consider the pH of the soil where your dog is eating and how that...
Why Does my Dog Howl at Sirens?

Why Does my Dog Howl at Sirens?

Here at DrCathyVet.com, we answer all sorts of questions about pets. Today, we’re talking about why your dog howls at sirens and whether this howling is anything to worry about. There are two reasons that dogs howl when sirens are nearby. The first is that the sound...
Halloween How Tos: Preparing Your Dog for NonStop Visitors

Halloween How Tos: Preparing Your Dog for NonStop Visitors

As the cartoon characters, the superheroes, and the villains leave our houses and enjoy trick or treat time it only takes a couple of precautions to keep the four-legged family safe. For many pets, it’s as easy as putting them in their own room at the back of the...

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