My pet swallowed a __________. Fill in the blank with almost any word. Pets swallow socks, underwear, golf balls, sewing needles, softball gloves… The list goes on and on! Sometimes items will move through a pet’s digestive tract, and other items will require surgical removal. Max’s situation required surgery. Max is a 2-year-old domestic longhair […]
Anal glands are often referred to as “scent glands” because animals use them to mark their territory and to identify each other. Scooting, licking or emitting foul odors could be signs that your pet is having anal gland problems. What can you do about this issue?
When I was growing up, I remember watching The Price is Right game show. At the end of every show, Bob Barker (and now for you younger generations, Drew Carey) would say, “Help control the pet population; have your pets spayed and neutered!” I admit that when I was young, I didn’t fully understand why […]