We love pets for the enjoyment and companionship they bring to our lives. Their antics brighten our day, and their presence in our beds at night is reassuring, even if a bit crowded. But pets are more than just companions or entertainers – they make us healthier. Let’s take a look at the different ways pets improve our health.
The decision to euthanize a beloved pet is one of the most heart wrenching decisions pet lovers have to make. I am quite certain every pet family with an ill or aging pet hopes their pet will die peacefully in their sleep. I am also certain pets rarely die peacefully in their sleep, forcing most pet families to decide to euthanize their favorite fur person. Not only do they have to decide when, but also where. I frequently talk with pet families about the pros and cons of home euthanasia.
June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we’re highlighting our feline friends throughout month with a series of feline-focused posts. Last week, I wrote about the most common type of cancer diagnosed and treated in cats, lymphoma. This final June blogpost, I will summarize the latest feline research studies that directly impact cat families.
June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and we’re highlighting our feline friends throughout the month through a series of feline-focused posts. Last week, I wrote about caring for mature and senior cats. This week, I’ll discuss the most common type of cancer diagnosed and treated in cats: lymphoma.
Whether you know it as the cone of shame, the dreaded doughnut, the treat funnel, the pet radar dish or the eponymous Elizabethan collar, honoring a Tudor queen, this essential