We certainly hear about people suffering from glaucoma. Is glaucoma a problem for dogs and cats, too?
The condition itself isn’t painful but when a prolapsed gland is exposed, it can become swollen or inflamed, otherwise damaged, or an ulcer can form on the surface on the eye, making surgery the only way to correct the problem.
Most of us know that cats and dogs feel pain, but it was previously surmised that they may not feel pain in quite the same way that we do.
Based on the calls received at the SPCA litterbox issues are the number ONE feline behavior problem, according to Dr. Jack Aldridge Director of Veterinary Services at the San Francisco SPCA. KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge about litterbox problems.
For the first time in history, the Solano Animal Care shelter in Fairfield is collecting pet food donations to help pet owners feed their hungry dogs and cats.
If you have one, you know it’s one of the sweetest sounds out there. In this Good Question: How and why do cats purr?
Tough economic times are being blamed for an unprecedented overcrowding at San Francisco’s animal shelter.
Just having a pet can make it harder to find housing, especially for renters. There are a lot of animals coming into the SF SPCA shelter who were surrendered by their owners due to a housing change into a place that doesn’t allow animals. Having a pet resume is a starting point for negotiating with landlords to keep a beloved pet.
KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about San Francisco being designated the “Safest Major City” for cats and dogs and what this means.
Dogs, cats, and other family pets have been hit especially hard by the economy with more people forced to give up their pets when household money runs out. A pet food chain store is helping one Bay Area shelter find home for abandoned cats and kittens.