Why and How Dogs and Cats Choose Food

Posted on October 4, 2018

Dog food advertising can make you feel that a dog’s sense of taste is very discriminating which is quite far from the truth. A dog’s sense of taste is much less discriminating than a human’s is. Humans have around 9,000 taste buds and dogs only have about 1,700, about 1/6 of ours. Dogs do have the same four classifications that we do: sweet, sour, salty and bitter, but dogs also have special taste buds for


Posted on June 26, 2018

Every pet parent who has to take home his pet with a cone on, asks if their pet really needs to wear an E collar (Elizabethan collar). Surgeons always try to leave your pet with a nice clean incision and pets have an amazing skill to ruin that. They can chew up twenty stitches or staples in less than two seconds. Even if you see them start, it’s usually too late to stop them. People
Canine infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as kennel cough, is a respiratory disease that is highly contagious. Dogs often contract kennel disease at places where large amounts of dogs congregate, such as dog shows, boarding and/or daycare facilities and dog parks. The disease can be spread from one dog to another through direct contact, airborne droplets or contaminated surfaces. Kennel cough is treatable in most dogs, but the disease may be more severe in young puppies
At Rainbow Vet Hospital, our Burbank veterinarian is happy to provide dental care services as one of our many offerings for your pet. From comprehensive dental exams to cleanings and dental treatments, our experienced team does it all. Important Questions to Ask a Burbank Vet About Pet Dental Cleanings If you’re thinking about scheduling an appointment with a Burbank vet to have your pet’s teeth cleaned, start by making sure that your pet will be
As we move further into 2018, we hope that you’ve been able to stick to your New Year’s health resolutions. If you’ve seen your motivation dwindle, don’t give up just yet! If you are lucky enough to be a pet owner, it’s a good idea to consider bringing your pet on board for your resolutions so you can both tackle your health together!  As a responsible pet owner, make sure your pet’s health is also a part