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Parasite Control

Intestinal parasites such as hookworms and roundworms can be a troublesome concern, especially for very young animals. Most puppies/kittens are born with worms and dogs/cats remain susceptible to the harmful parasites th

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Arthritis

Pet Arthritis

As your pet ages, you may notice they seem to be in pain. Perhaps your pet isn't as active as they should be. Your pet may have arthritis. Older pets, especially large dogs, are vulnerable to arth

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Pet Cancer

In pets, just as in humans, the rate of pet cancer increases with age. Cancer is responsible for approximately half the deaths of pets over 10 years of age. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans, while cats

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Separation Anxiety

One of the most common complaints of pet parents is that their dogs are disruptive or destructive when left alone. Their dog might urinate, defecate, bark, howl, chew, dig, or try to escape. Although these problems often

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Destructive chewing

Destructive chewing is a perfectly normal behavior for dogs of all ages. Both wild and domestic dogs spend hours chewing bones. The activity keeps their jaws strong and their teeth clean. Dogs love to ch

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Pet aggression

If you suspect that your pet's biting fits the description of aggressive or fearful behavior, please seek consultation immediately for pet aggression. Some aggressive dogs behave the way they do because

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Nipping and Biting in Puppies

Puppies spend a great deal of time playing, chewing and investigating objects. All of these normal activities involve puppies using their mouths and their needle-sharp teeth. When puppies play with people, they often bit

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Cat Scratching

Scratching in cats is a normal behavior, serving to groom the front claws and leave markers of the cat’s presence. Cats may also scratch to stretch their muscles. Proper training to scratch on appropri

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Potty Training for Cats

One of the wonderful things about kittens is that they tend to figure out potty training on their own quickly; most people with feline companions never have to train their kitties to use the litter box. However, very you

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Potty Training for Puppies

House training can be a confusing and frustrating process both for pet owners and for pups. Ask Dr. Waxman for advice on how to potty train your puppy using a crate. Crates are great if properly used because they help yo

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