Cats’ Sense Of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)

Cats’ Sense Of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)

Have you ever noticed your cat sniffing around and wondered just what they’re detecting? It’s no mystery to experts—cats have over 200 million odor sensors in their noses! Their sense of smell is far superior to ours. Key Takeaways Cats sense of smell Comparison to humans A cat’s world is rich with scents that shape their experiences. With over 200 million odor sensors in their noses, felines can smell around 14 times better than we…

Can I Spray Perfume on my Dog? Vets Answer Fragrance Questions
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Can I Spray Perfume on my Dog? Vets Answer Fragrance Questions

The short answer is No. As a veterinarian, I don’t recommend spraying perfume on your dog. Are there some scents that may be ok? Read on as we delve into the world of fragrances and your pet! With their incredible sense of smell, dogs and cats are far more sensitive to fragrances than we might realize. Key Takeaways The Harmful Effects of Fragrances on Dogs While we might love the pleasant lingering scent of a…

Dogs’ Sense of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)
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Dogs’ Sense of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)

Have you ever wondered how your dog knows when it’s you walking up to the door, even before you turn the key? Dogs have an incredibly powerful sense of smell, capable of detecting odors we can’t even begin to imagine. Key Takeaways Dogs have an extraordinary sense of smell, far exceeding that of humans. Their sense of smell is their main sense, allowing them to gather extensive information about their environment. Our canine friends can…

Dog And Cat Vision: Who Sees Better? Are they Colorblind? A Vet Explains (2023)
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Dog And Cat Vision: Who Sees Better? Are they Colorblind? A Vet Explains (2023)

Ever wondered why your furry friends react differently to their surroundings? You’re not alone. As a veterinarian, I am often asked if dogs are colorblind or if cats can see in the dark. These are common questions we have as pet owners. Ready to peek into your pet’s perspective? Let’s “see” through their eyes! The Unique Characteristics of Cat Vision A significant component responsible for a cat’s keen eyesight includes its large, elliptically shaped corneas that…

Anxiety in Dogs, A vet explains causes, signs, and Treatment 2023

Anxiety in Dogs, A vet explains causes, signs, and Treatment 2023

As a veterinarian, I have seen lots of dogs with anxiety. As a result, I have seen many owners anxious about their dog’s anxiety. If this is you, do not worry, you are not alone. This can range from shaking when they hear a loud noise to barking when you leave the house. It is upsetting for everyone (us as veterinarians and you as owners). Anxiety arises from various reasons—fear, change in routine, separation from…