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How Cats Choose their Favorite Human

Thursday, July 14th, 2022

If you are lucky enough to be loved by a cat, you are doing something right in life. But becoming a cat’s favorite human is an honor that is only bestowed upon a few. How does a cat choose their favorite human and is there anything you can do to sway their opinion in your […]

Should I Get a Second Dog for My Dog?

Friday, April 8th, 2022

Does my dog need a second dog as a friend? Friendship is the spice of life and provides comfort, companionship, and fun. You may have wondered if your dog also longs for a BFF.  The team at Westarbor Animal Hospital gets the question of whether dogs need to have companions. There are several factors that […]

How to Help a Timid Rescue Dog

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

How can you help a timid rescue dog? As animal lovers ourselves, we know how hard it can be to see a dog in need without offering a helping hand. When a dog is feeling scared, it is important to avoid forcing him to do anything he does not want to do. Rescue dogs are […]

Pandemic and Pets: They Help Relieve Stress, But Not Always

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

The pandemic and pets–the COVID pandemic saw 1/3 of American households adopt a new pet. If we were going to be home, we wanted a furry companion to keep us company. A recent study concluded that the majority of us with pets have been less stressed and healthier during the pandemic than those without pets. […]

When An Adopted Pet Isn’t a Good Fit

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

There is nothing as disappointing, and even devastating, than when you adopt a wonderful pet only to determine that it isn’t a match. That initial excitement when you bring a new furry one home can sometimes run into a heavy dose of reality. There are many instances when pet adoption doesn’t work out and for […]