Why Does My Pet… Make a Mess When She Eats?

Dog eating messily

Thinkstock Whether it seems natural or abnormal, sloppy eating or drinking should always be brought to your vet’s attention. Dogs and cats are typically considered neat eaters. Unlike many other small mammals and some birds, for example, our canine and feline house pets tend toward the tidy. Unfortunately, however, that’s not always the case. A … Read more

How Much Water Should My Dog or Cat Drink?

Dog and water dish

Thinkstock Is your dog drinking enough water? Animals have an instinctual drive to consume enough water to meet their daily requirements. The average amount of water for a dog or cat to drink each day is roughly 1 cup per 10 pounds of body weight. Young puppies and kittens require more due to their higher … Read more