All posts by Regina Watters

An Ounce of Prevention

Preparing to be a pet parent should be done with just as much forethought as we should put into starting our human families.

Yes, Cats Really Do Love You

June is Adopt-a-Cat or Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month.  A lot of people think of cats as the "step-pets" of companion animals--sort of like how Cinderella was viewed by her family. 

I “Heart” Worms?

April also is Heartworm Awareness Month, and every pet parent needs to hear about heartworms and be familiar with the reasons to prevent their invasion into their baby's bodies. 

Love The Animals

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, and in this time of added stress and anxiety over our own lives and the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, this topic offers us an opportunity to look beyond ourselves to those creatures who are at our mercy all the time. 

Don’t, Spot, Don’t (Eat That)!

Taste definitely relies on the tongue and taste buds, so it surprises us when our pets eat things like fertilizer or pennies or potpourri. Luckily that stuff isn't toxic (except to our imaginations), but there are so many things that are poisonous to our furry babies that we need to educate ourselves about...

The Prescription for Sweet Kisses

February is not just for Valentine's Day. It's also a month set aside by the veterinary profession to exalt the benefits of dental health for our pets.