Lounging On The Catio?

Lounging On The Catio?

Cat owners have found an interesting solution to the indoor-outdoor dilemma: catios! Enclosures allowing kitties to enjoy the outdoors while staying out of harm’s way. The New York Times covered the topic featuring a couple who converted their 12th floor apartment balcony into a using PVC pipe and heavy black [...]

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Chocolate Toxicity in Our Pets

Chocolate Toxicity in Our Pets

The holiday season means lots of sweets and treats. Animals often have a sweet tooth just like their human counterparts. Unfortunately chocolate is toxic to dogs, cats, ferrets, birds and rats. Kansas State’s Susan Nelson, DVM points out that chocolate contains large amounts of methylxanthines such as Theobromine and caffeine. [...]

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The ABCs of CPR

The ABCs of CPR

The ABCs of CPR are Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. This is a quick overview of CPR to introduce the initial steps to take which must be done in order. If you come upon a pet that is not breathing, after determining that the environment is safe, check the throat for [...]

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