My Dog Keeps Burying Things!

Dog burying and digging in backyard.

Have you ever pulled the couch back, only to discover a collection of your dog’s half-chewed bones and think, why? This cute, confusing, or annoying behavior causes many dog owners to wonder how to prevent their dog from continuing to bury various items. But dogs may have an instinct to hoard, hide, bury their favorite items, bones, toys, and maybe even your socks! 

To help uncover the meaning behind this behavior, the team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates has put together a list of potential reasons why your dog is burying and hiding items:

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Driving With Your Pet Can Be Fun, but Is It Safe?

Pet dog in car.

Not all pets enjoy cruising in the car, but some go absolutely crazy for the experience. While this opens up loads of opportunities for pets and their people, it’s not an experience that should be taken lightly. Distracted driving is one of the largest risks on the roads today. To keep all passengers safe from harm, we have some tips on safely driving with your pet.

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When Your Cat Is Limping, Worry or Wait?

Cat outside.

Let’s face it, you probably don’t know exactly what kind of trouble your indoor-outdoor cat gets into when they hop fences, climb trees, or go on a midnight hunt. They could be at risk of various injuries. While indoor-only cats are considered safer and possibly healthier than those allowed to roam, they can still develop conditions that affect their mobility and gait. 

A limp can occur either gradually or suddenly, depending on the cause. If you’ve noticed that your cat is limping (whether a little or a lot), the key thing to remember is that it never pays to wait it out.

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