New Friskies Wet Cat Food Commercial ~ “Dear Kitten” ~ Have you seen the new Friskies wet cat food commercial? It’s just so darned cute I had to have it on my blog. I know you’ll enjoy it. Let me know what you thought of it in the comments below. ♥ Published on Jun 5, 2014 … Read more
By Dr. Becker
Acral lick dermatitis, or ALD, is an injury caused by chronic licking that leads to inflammation and irritation of the skin.
If the licking occurs in one central spot that becomes thickened over time, it’s called an acral lick granuloma. A lick granuloma is a firm, raised, and ulcerated area of the skin that doesn’t heal because the kitty’s constant attention prevents the open wound from closing. The licking and inflammation make the skin itchy, which causes more licking, and a vicious cycle of licking and itching can occur.
Acral lick dermatitis can occur in any cat of any age and either gender. The condition is much more common in dogs than in cats, but because it can occur in cats and I’ve had requests for a video, here it is!
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How to Safely Remove a Tick From a Dog Or a Cat … or Yourself! If you find a tick attached to your dog’s or cat’s skin, or your own, there’s no need to panic. Let me show you how to safely remove a tick from a dog, cat, or YOU! There are several tick … Read more
Do Your Dogs Pray Before Eating? Well, not only do these four dogs pray before eating, but check them out cleaning up afterward too! There’s nothing I admire more than a well-trained dog. Sometimes people think that dogs aren’t too bright because of the way they act, but I’m here to tell you that dogs can, … Read more
10 Dog Breeds You Never Knew Existed Have a look at this video from BuzzFeed showing you 10 dog breeds you never knew existed. My personal favorite? Any Mastiff will do. How about you? What’s your favorite dog breed? You might also like: Bill Foundation Non-Profit Dog Rescue, No Kill Animal Shelter Did you … Read more
Jade the German Shepherd Saves Baby Girl Baby Named in Honor This is a lovely, true story about a German Shepherd named “Jade” and a baby girl he found in a park one cold morning, abandoned. After Jade found the baby girl, he led Roger Wilday, a 68 year-old retired engineer, to her. The baby … Read more