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…

How to Help Your Dog Loose Weight, Tips from a Vet
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How to Help Your Dog Loose Weight, Tips from a Vet

Are you having trouble getting your dog to loose weight?  Don’t worry! There should be a weight watchers support group for pet owners with obese dogs.  Obesity in pets is a major health concern. Just as with people, canine obesity can lead to serious health problems. Diabetes, pancreatitis, arthritis and heart disease are just a few of the problems that we see in our “robust” pets. While many pets are fortunate to stay naturally slim,…