Now Is the Time to Make Your Own Pet Treats

Most dogs aren’t particularly picky when it comes to treats (it’s another story for many cats), but that doesn’t mean that all treats are created equal. Many commercial products have fillers, preservatives, and lackluster flavors.

The good news is that you can make your own pet treats – and with all the extra time we have on our hands nowadays, you can stock up and even give them away to fellow pet owners!

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Picky Puppy: My Pet Won’t Eat Their Food

If you have a pet who turns up their nose when it comes to their normal diet, you aren’t alone. Many pets have particular likes and dislikes about what they eat, just like us. Unfortunately, some pets get bored with their normal diet and like a variety, or they only want to eat cooked chicken or something specific.

If your cat or dog is picky about food, you have come to the right place. The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is here with some recommendations when a pet won’t eat their food.

Help! My Pet Won’t Eat

If your pet is picky, that’s one thing, but a true loss of appetite is a cause for concern. Most pets, after all, lap up whatever is in the bowl regardless of hunger – the number of pets with obesity will attest to this. But there are times when a pet won’t eat or lacks appetite, which should be followed up on.

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Can and Should Cats Swim? Yes and Yes!

Pet safety: Cat at pool in Beverly Hills MI

If they really wanted to, cats would run the world. After all, they’ve already taken over the internet! Let’s face it, cats have their priorities straight. Who wouldn’t want to sleep 75% of the day, only to wake up for a shower, a meal, or a snuggle? 

All kidding aside, cats have some incredible adaptations that have allowed them to survive in some challenging environments. Despite having evolved in the desert, cats swim remarkably well. But should they?

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