Because of their keen sense of smell, it’s believed by many that a dog can detect a change in a woman even before she does — but it’s mostly conjecture. “I suspect that dogs can smell something we cannot in a pregnant woman,” says Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, a staff doctor at New York City’s … Continue reading Can Dogs Sense Pregnancy?
In the last month, officials have found 26 dead raccoons in Central Park. A number of them were infected with the highly contagious distemper virus. Humans can’t contract it but dogs can.
A viral outbreak is now being blamed for the deaths of more than two dozen raccoons in Central Park. The virus apparently causes the critters to act like “zombies.”
In September, Remy was diagnosed with mitral valve disease, a form of degenerative heart failure common in small dogs. Her doctors in Howell, New Jersey, discovered she had a severely enlarged heart and a heart murmur. They said she likely would not have much longer to live.
According to the Animal Medical Center in New York, a healthy, active 8-pound adult cat requires about 30 calories per pound per day. So, the average 8-pound cat requires about 240 calories per day.