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Psychogenic Alopecia

February 9, 2024

Psychogenic alopecia, also known as self-trauma, is a condition in which cats compulsively pull out their hair, leading to thin, uneven coats or baldness.

Choosing the Right Litterbox for Your Cat

February 8, 2024

Q: I’m getting a kitten. What kind of litter box should I get?  A: Making the right litter box choice is more than just appearance. It plays an important role in cat behavior and house-soiling prevention. Size Matters Choose a larger box. Cats prefer a spacious area for digging and covering. Ensure the box can comfortably accommodate your cat’s size, ideally 1 1/2 times the length of the cat from nose to base of the tail. Cats should be able to turn around in the box without touching the sides. Litter Depth and Type: Cats have a natural digging behavior.

Introducing a New Cat Into the Home

February 7, 2024

Introducing a new cat to your home, especially if you already have cats, is a big deal.

Scent Work – A Natural Outlet for Decompression and Enrichment

January 19, 2024

Dogs and other species explore and learn a great deal about their world through scent.

What is a Flirt Pole and How Do You Use it?

January 19, 2024

A flirt pole is a popular training tool for dogs, using a long pole or handle with a rope or string on one end, and a lure or toy on the other.

When Excitement Causes Your Dog to Tinkle: Conflict (Submissive) and Excitement Urination

December 19, 2023

Does your dog suddenly lose control of their bladder when you get home? Or when you lean over to pet them, or while greeting visitors? This behavior may be excitement or conflict urination.

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