They may not be using the toilet or picking up their own piles in the backyard, but established pets know exactly when and where to go and don’t often deviate from what’s expected. Few newly adopted pets come equipped with these skills, however, and need to be taught the best bathroom practices.
Housetraining your pet may sound like a lot of work, but when it’s approached the right way it’s actually easy – and fun!Continue…
If you and your family are about to return to work or other life obligations after the Stay at Home Order ends, it will be a big adjustment. Even though it will be good to return to a somewhat normal routine for us, the change can be a big adjustment for all.
You and your human family aren’t the only ones who will be dealing with the changes, though. Your pet may be feeling the tension of this transition and has had behavioral changes, such as clinginess or fear, every time you leave.
The team at Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital understands that the transition can be rough on your pet companion and want to give you some pointers on helping your pet adjust.Continue…
Most animals dislike loud, sudden, or prolonged noise. Whether it’s the vacuum cleaner, the trash truck, or power tools, they may bolt, hide or try to escape.
Pet noise anxiety can occur throughout the year, but summer presents specific challenges to animals with aversions to seasonal hullabaloo. With tips from Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital, the next few months don’t have to be stressful for struggling animals.
Thunderstorms, firework displays, parades and parties galore are the sounds of summer – all of which can contribute to pet noise anxiety.Continue…