sleepyeyenews.com http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/section/Pets sleepyeyenews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:32:45 +0000 Ask Dr. Norm: It’s a dog’s teeth’s world http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140225/NEWS/140229732/-1/Pets?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:51:34 +0000 By Dr. Norm Stillman More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140225/NEWS/140229732/-1/Pets Dear Molly,
Thanks for your question. February is National Pet Dental Health Month, so it's very appropriate. You specifically asked about your dog, but in this case everything I'll tell you will apply equally to a cat as well.
I do encourage folks to brush their pets' teeth, but there's more than one way to try to promote good dental health and prevent the onset of dental decay and periodontal disease. As I'm sure you [...]]]>
Ask Dr. Norm: Mixed breed or pure? http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140207/NEWS/140209632/-1/Pets?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Feb 2014 14:02:44 +0000 By Dr. Norm Stillman More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140207/NEWS/140209632/-1/Pets Dear Claudine, that's an interesting and very common question. I'm glad you asked it. Let's begin by defining our terms. When we refer to a purebred dog or cat we're implying that the pet is a representative of a certain breed, such as the Cocker Spaniel dog, or the Siamese cat. This means that the pet's parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, etc. were also representatives of the same breed. We're [...]]]> Furry Face-Off: Can Kitten Bowl Steal the Spotlight from Puppies? http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302049938/-1/Pets?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:21:25 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302049938/-1/Pets What Breed of Dog Is Bear on ‘Person of Interest’? http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140109/NEWS/301099954/-1/Pets?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Jan 2014 11:26:21 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140109/NEWS/301099954/-1/Pets