Category: Pet Facts

Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist  Over the past few months, many of my friends have had new puppies introduced into their families.  A few weeks ago, my coworker and Pet Poison Helpline’s own Tasha G., CVT assisted her dog give birth to 15 healthy puppies!  Following all of this, I watched a continuing…

Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Previously I went over kitten care from birth to 5 weeks of age. I will now focus on 5-6 weeks of age to 8 weeks of age and older. Needed materials: Blankets Litter box (litter non-clumping due to potential for ingestion) Towels/blankets Kitten toys Small scale/bowl for top of…

Michelle Willis, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Any cat owner knows that catnip holds some awesome power. It is entertaining for both the cat and owner to watch its effects unfold. Rolling, drooling, and face rubbing from Catnip has been reported since the 1700s. Have you ever wondered why the magical plant does what it does?…

Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Are you a foster parent or have you found an unexpected little one that now requires your love and attention? I am a foster parent and specialize in neonatal (baby) puppies and kittens. In this blog I will be focusing on kitten care from birth to 5 weeks of…

Renee DiPietro, CVT, Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitation, Plant Lover Veterinary Information Specialist   Pet owners worry about keeping houseplants in their homes due to the toxic potential of many plant species. As animal lovers many of us are drawn to the natural world and to plant life specifically for the many benefits to our home environment…