Joan Capuzzi, VMD
The timing of spay/neuter surgery—the first major milestone veterinarians must guide a puppy or kitten through—is a big decision for most pet owners. But there is no one-size-fits-all schedule for this procedure. When to sterilize depends on species, gender, and breed, and vets should customize their recommendations to accommodate individual pet needs.
Cats come with caveats, both real and misconceived. But a new generation of pet owners seems determined to understand cats—and enrich their lives like never before.
Physical activity and creative mealtime strategies can support weight loss, boost quality of life, and bond cats more tightly with their humans.
Young dogs have some simple reasons for leaving their urine where it doesn’t belong. But the not-so-simple ectopic ureter, a rare and often overlooked cause, can wreak havoc in the home.