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Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
May 23,2019

Do you have a cat that brings you special gifts? Some owners may receive offerings like their cat’s favorite toy, while other owners are the unlucky recipients of dead birds or rodents.

Why do cats bring gifts like these? And, is there anything a cat owner can do to stop this behavior?…

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May 03,2019

Do you have a timid dog? Some dogs are born with a shy personality, while other dogs have had life experiences that have caused them to become fearful. Whatever the reason, there are ways that you can help your pup gain some confidence and feel more comfortable in their day-to-day life.

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Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
May 01,2019

Each time you come home, it is heartwarming to be greeted enthusiastically by your dog at the door. And each dog’s greeting ritual is unique—some dogs might wag their tail and lick their owners, and other might jump on their owners or whine or bark at them in greeting.

One of the more…

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JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Apr 29,2019

 

We love our dogs and cherish them as family members. We take them to the veterinarian’s office when they’re sick, buy them creature comforts and willingly pick up their poop. We’ve also become connected with our dogs on such a deep emotional level that it can…

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Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Mar 08,2019

Do you ever wake up and find your cat lying on your chest, staring right into your eyes? Or maybe you feel those green eyes boring a hole into your back as you are working on your computer? What is your cat thinking about?

You have read that direct eye contact in the cat world is…

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JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Mar 07,2019

As you go about your daily activities, you might notice your dog quietly staring at you. Your first instinct might be to feel self-conscious; is my hair hopelessly disheveled? Is there something stuck in my teeth?

But, rather than assuming the worst when the…

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JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Feb 25,2019

How would you feel if you never brushed your teeth? Constantly having lots of plaque and an unpleasant taste in your mouth would probably be more than you could tolerate. Your wallet probably wouldn't feel so good either after having to pay a hefty dentist bill to get your oral…

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