Help! My Cat Isn’t Using The Litter Box!

If you have or love cats, chances are you or someone you know has experienced “Feline Inappropriate Elimination” (cue foreboding music). That’s the technical term for pooping or peeing outside of the litter box, and it’s the number one cat problem I see in my behavior practice. Meet Zoe, a sweet but shy 12 year old Tuxedo cat. Over the course of her twelve year life she has gone through multiple phases of peeing or pooping outside the litter box… especially in carpeted corners.  It was bad… By the time I met them, Zoe’s family had tried different types of litter,
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Help! My Dogs are Fighting!

Love at first sight?  Not exactly… Meet Sydney and Posie, an ongoing success story from two years ago! Sydney was a one year old mixed breed rescue dog when I met her, with the description of “1/4 AmStaff, a touch of border collie, and who knows what else”.  Posie was a “sweet and submissive” 6 year old Pug. My client Anne had brought Sydney into the family with the hope that Sydney and Posie would be fast friends and they would all be one big happy family.  Little did she know, it would be a long road to get there! Most
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