Understanding When & Why Cats Have Petting Aggression

Initially, the cat acts like it enjoys the physical contact and may even purr and rub against the person. However, after a variable period of time, the cat may become agitated and turn and bite the hand that is petting it.

Testing & Monitoring Diabetes In Dog

Generally, the following screening tests are performed when diabetes mellitus is suspected: a complete blood count (CBC), a serum biochemistry profile, and a urinalysis.

Taking Your Pet’s Temperature

Normal body temperature for dogs and cats is 101.0 to 102.5°F (38.3 to 39.2°C). Some pets maintain a baseline temperature a little above or below the average, but if your pet’s temperature rises above 104°F (40.0°C) or falls below 99°F (37.2°C), take your pet to your veterinarian.

Understanding Canine Communication

New insights suggest that our canine best friends really understand us far better than we understand them. It’s important for us to learn how to correctly read the ways in which they communicate with us.