african grey parrot

What Are African Grey Parrots?

One of the most distinctive breeds of parrot is the African Grey. This gallant bird is known for its stand-out smoky grey tinted feathers that give it such an unusual appearance, and of course, it’s chatty persona. Background The African Grey is part of the ‘psittacidae’ family of birds, and includes the ‘Congo Grey’ and ‘Timneh African…

medical marijuana and pets

Medical Marijuana and Pets

By Dr. Bruce Little Much has been written and discussed over the past two years about marijuana and other plant derived products regarding the use of these products in pets.  Since January 2017, records indicate that as many as 28 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana. In addition, eight states and…

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Signs of Pain in Dogs and Cats

By Dr. Bruce Little There has been much studied and written by researchers and clinical veterinary practitioners regarding the issue of pain in these pet family members. So much so that organizations such as the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) have joined forces to write and publish…

12 Cats That Look Like Croissants

1) Imagine you’re just minding your own business and then you see this! You’re like “oh! what a tasty croissant!”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by October Person (@octoberx6) on Sep 13, 2018 at 4:12pm PDT 2)  But then you’re like “oh wait, that’s a cat.”   View this post…

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

For a special occasion to celebrate your cat, or even as an everyday treat, you know just the thing: catnip. For centuries, humans found – and continue to find – pleasure in this mint-smelling plant and the way felines react to it. When you expose your cat to even a small sprinkling of a dried…