Cat scratching is no surprise. It’s one of the ways cats communicate, it’s how they deal with excess energy and it’s how they maintain their nails. But if you’re a new kitty mom or dad looking for a cure to the cat scratching blues, try these tips:
Having a special scratching place to call her own may deter your kitty from scratching elsewhere in the home. Place the alternative posts and boards in the way of the areas you want her to stop scratching. Make sure … more
Dog poop may not be the most appetizing of subjects, but if you want to keep your dog as fit and healthy as possible then it’s important to monitor their bowel movements. All responsible dog owners will agree that when it comes to dog poop, it’s important to check it and it’s important to pick it up and dispose of it properly.
Dog poop that is left on the ground is the third largest cause of water pollution in … more
Madeline is such a pretty lady! She is a 13yr old DSH Buff colored cat. She is an older kitty has been experiencing some illness associated with older cats. Most recently her appetite has decreased which could be indicative of several things. First things first though the vets need to know what is going on with her organ function by way of lab work. She also needs an appetite stimulant to boost her appetite and get her eating … more
Casper is a goofball of a pup that loves to play and be rowdy. He has already survived parvovirus, showing the world he is a survivor, and now he needs your help. His hips are in need of surgery. He is in need of a triple pelvic osteotomy to alleviate and prevent any arthritis.
He currently has mild arthritis in his hips but it will get worse without surgery! Casper came … more
Kittens that are just a few days old are fragile even when healthy, so treating sick kittens can be challenging. Luckily, our dedicated team of bottle baby staff and volunteers are kitten experts and can nurse even some of the sickest kittens back to health. Before kitten season 2014 officially hits, we’d like to raise enough money to buy a bottle of cerenia for the season.
Cerenia is the only antiemetic (which combats vomiting and nausea) that works for kittens that have the … more
Sheldon is a 1.5yr old retriever mix that has had skin issues since coming into the shelter. He has been diagnosed and treated for several skin conditions including ringworm and mange repeatedly but has not had resolution. The vets are now looking into possible allergies (food and environmental) as well as autoimmune disorders.
As you can see in the pictures below Sheldon is experiencing furloss throughout his legs and is itchy with irritated skin.