Dogs Eat the Darnedest Things: All About Intestinal Obstructions

Dog with destroyed stuffed animal

Thinkstock Many dogs will eat just about anything if given the opportunity. If there’s one thing I know about dogs, it’s that they are equal-opportunity eaters. Whether it’s dinner or dish towels, rocks or rawhides, there’s likely a dog out there who will down it. We’ve all seen the X-rays: Dogs have swallowed rubber ducks, … Read more

How Often Should You Wash Your Dog’s or Cat’s Bowls?

Cat eating wet cat food from a dish

Thinkstock Pet owners should wash their cat’s or dog’s food dish after every meal in hot, soapy water. When it comes to washing pet bowls, there is a lot of conflicting information out there. How often should you wash? What should you wash the bowls with? Where should you wash? Everybody seems to have an … Read more