Cat Eye Infection and other Cat Eye Problems

22 Sep

If a cat has red, runny eyes, they are more likely to be suffering from a feline eye infection. Allergies in cats are manifested in their skin, not their eyes and nose.

via Cat Eye Infection and other Cat Eye Problems.

Causes and Symptoms of Anterior Uveitis

22 Sep

Anterior uveitis is a technical term to describe inflammation of the front of the eye.

via Causes and Symptoms of Anterior Uveitis.

Anxieties, Fears & Phobias – Pet Problems Solved with Dr Jo

22 Sep

On occasion, however, dogs may experience a fearful reaction, an anxious response or even a full-blown phobia about a particular situation.

via Anxieties, Fears & Phobias – Pet Problems Solved with Dr Jo.

Click and… Always Treat? Or Not?

22 Sep

He has done a lot of work with scent detection dogs fascinating projects related to teaching dogs to find endangered species and argues that good training capitalizes on the “seeking system,” the click, if you are a clicker trainer not the “liking system” or the treat that comes after the click.

via Click and… Always Treat? Or Not?.

Does a Person’s Familiarity Affect a Dog’s Obedience? | Psychology Today

22 Sep

Most of us feel that our dogs respond best to us, their owners, and some of us may not be sure that our dogs can be as reliably controlled by other people — not just strangers but even people who that are familiar to him.

via Does a Person’s Familiarity Affect a Dog’s Obedience? | Psychology Today.

Fowl play? Scientists investigate wildlife crime in secret Oregon lab

21 Sep

Lab results will help prosecute poachers and smugglers, as well as hunters of endangered animals.

via Fowl play? Scientists investigate wildlife crime in secret Oregon lab – Pets – TODAY.com.

Gassy Lassie | Modern Dog magazine

21 Sep

If illness has been ruled out, a few ways to reduce flatulence are to change your dog’s food to a higher quality diet of whole foods devoid of fillers while simultaneously slowing down his eating by feeding a series of smaller meals or using a specially designed obstacle dish.

via Gassy Lassie | Modern Dog magazine.

Why dogs don’t like to be hugged | MNN – Mother Nature Network

20 Sep

Do dogs really like hugs? The short answer is not really. But the full answer is much more complex.

via Why dogs don’t like to be hugged | MNN – Mother Nature Network.

What Does a Dog’s Tilted Head Mean? Language of Dogs Author Explains

20 Sep

Much like us, pups communicate with body language, using their faces, tails, and ears, says trainer Justin Silver, author of The Language of Dogs.

via What Does a Dog’s Tilted Head Mean? Language of Dogs Author Explains.

Pet Connection: A pet trained to visit patients can speed their recovery – Sac Paws – Pet Connection – The Sacramento Bee

20 Sep

The experience of visiting with a therapy pet can soothe frazzled nerves, revive dormant memories and bring smiles and laughter in places where those things are often in short supply.

via Pet Connection: A pet trained to visit patients can speed their recovery – Sac Paws – Pet Connection – The Sacramento Bee.

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