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?
Dear Tabby, Our dog asks to go outside and then spends all of her time out there eating grass. Why does she do this and is it bad for her? Grass Mower in Garden Oaks Dear Grass Mower, What your dog is doing is not uncommon and is actually just what her ancestors did. Dogs, unlike their feline counterparts, are not carnivores. But they’re not like your … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons why your dog might be eating grass
Dear Tabby, I have a very well-behaved dog and I’ve been daydreaming about bringing him along with me to work. Is this just a “pipe dream” or is it even possible? Missing Fido while at work in Oak Forest Dear Missing Fido, What a timely question--you’re in luck! Friday, June 23 is Pet Sitters International’s annual Take Your Dog To Work Day®. Businesses around … [Read more...] about Ever dreamed of bringing Fido along to work?