Cat drinking water from a bowl.

Is Softened Well Water Safe for Cats to Drink? Vet Advice

Dear VetBabble: Is softened well water safe for my cat to drink? Many pet owners are concerned about the quality of the water...
dog with a white spot in its eye

What Causes a Mysterious White Spot in My Dog’s Eye?

Dear VetBabble, What Could Be the Cause of a White Spot in My Dog's Eye? As a loving and concerned pet owner, it's...
School of fish swimming together in a fish tank.

What Causes Fish to Appear Dead or Dying and How Can I Protect My...

Dear VetBabble, What could be the cause of my fish appearing to be dead or dying, and how can I prevent this from...
a cat lounging in a clean and disinfected living space.

How to Properly Disinfect Items and Areas Exposed to Feline Distemper?

Dear VetBabble: Disinfecting Materials and Spaces After Feline Distemper Dear VetBabble, what's the best way to disinfect materials like furniture, floors, and...
cat happily eating from a food bowl

How Often Should I Feed My Cat for Optimal Health and Weight Management?

Dear VetBabble, How Often Should I Feed My Cat to Maintain a Healthy Weight? Thank you for reaching out to VetBabble! Feeding our...
cat sitting next to a puddle on the floor

Why is My Cat Urinating on the Floor and How Can I Stop It?

Dear VetBabble: Why Does My Cat Pee on the Floor? If you've ever wondered, "why does my cat pee on the floor?" you're...
Guinea pig enjoying a gentle bath.

Do Guinea Pigs and Other Pets Need Baths? A Vet’s Advice

Dear VetBabble: Should I Ever Bathe My Guinea Pigs or Other Pets? In this article, we will discuss whether or not certain types...
Cat eating out of bowl

How to Pick the Best Cat Food and Ensure a Balanced Diet

A balanced diet will go a long way to ensuring you have a happy, healthy cat. Discover what cat food is right for your pet with advice from VetBabble.
pet receiving ear drops treatment

Is It Essential to Use Ear Drops for My Pet’s Ear Infection?

Dear VetBabble: Are Ear Drops Necessary for My Pet's Ear Infection? As a pet owner, it's natural to worry about your furry friend's...
puppy resting peacefully on a blanket

When Can I Expect My Puppy to Recover From Parvovirus?

Dear VetBabble, When Will My Puppy Recover from Parvo? We've received a heartfelt question from a pet owner concerned about their puppy's Parvovirus...
A one-week-old kitten nestled in a warm blanket.

How Do I Properly Care for My One-Week-Old Kitten?

Dear VetBabble: How Can I Take Care of My At Least a Week Old Kitten? As a proud new pet parent to Mira,...
Pit Bull looking distressed while biting its skin

Why Does My Pit Bull Bite Herself Until She Bleeds and Leaves Sores?

Dear VetBabble, My Pit Bull Bites Herself Until She Bleeds and Leaves Sores, What Could It Be? As a concerned pet owner, it...
Dog examining its ear curiously.

What’s This Bump on My Dog’s Ear and Should I Be Concerned?

Dear VetBabble, What is the Bump on My Dog's Ear and Should I Be Worried? As a loving pet owner, it's natural to...
dog displaying various tail positions and expressions

What Do My Dog’s Tail Movements Mean: Fearful or Curious Communication?

Dear VetBabble: Understanding My Dog's Tail Movements Question: My dog's tail seems to be either tucked under him or straight up all...
Kitten looking tired and resting in a cozy spot

How to Handle a Kitten’s Diarrhea and Loss of Appetite: When is Vet Care...

Dear VetBabble: Caring for Kittens with Diarrhea and Loss of Appetite Dear VetBabble, one of our readers has concerns about their kitten, Coco,...