Dear Tabby, We’re getting a puppy in the next month! We’re so excited but are a little concerned about how to approach potty training. Any tips? Petrified of Potty Training in Cottage Grove Dear Petrified, Potty train a puppy can seem daunting indeed. It is important to remain consistent and vigilant to ensure the happiness of everyone in your home. Our friends … [Read more...] about Taking on the (sometimes) daunting task of potty training a puppy
Dear Tabby, Our dog gets really bad gas. Her gas is so bad at times, that I swear it’s going to peel the wallpaper off our walls! What could be the cause and is there anything we can do to help? Slowly Suffocating in Shepherd Park Plaza Dear Slowly Suffocating, What you’re experiencing is a natural part of pet ownership, unfortunately. The good news is that there is … [Read more...] about Clearing the Air On Pet Flatulence
Dear Tabby, I’ve been thinking about getting a cat for quite some time and I think I’m just about ready to adopt. Do you have any words of wisdom to convince me to finally take the plunge and get a cat? Thrilled about getting a cat in Timbergrove Dear Thrilled, Wonderful news! As any cat lover can tell you, once you love a cat, you’ll never be the same. … [Read more...] about It’s Cool to Love Cats
Dear Tabby, I’m newly married and my wife doesn’t want our pets to sleep in our bed with us. She thinks that we’ll get fleas. I’ve always let my pets sleep with me, so this is causing some friction in our home. What are the advantages and disadvantages to letting our animals sleep with us? Honeymoon is over in The Heights Dear Honeymoon Over, It’s a divisive … [Read more...] about If you lie down with dogs, will you wake up with fleas?
Dear Tabby, I’ve been reading about Canine Influenza and it worries me. What are the symptoms and how can I prevent my dogs from getting it? Worried about the Dog Flu in Garden Oaks Dear Worried about Dog Flu, As of June, Canine Influenza has made its way to Texas and veterinarians have a lot to say on the subject. Luckily, the “dog flu” isn’t usually … [Read more...] about What is the dog flu and should you be concerned about it?