Can You See With Your Nose? Your Dog Can!

We ran across this clever video that explains exactly why the way your dog smells is so much more effective than our own methods, and couldn’t help but share. Whether you attribute the natural talent to stereo smelling or the shapes of their noses, there’s no doubt: for our pups, the nose really does know.

In the world of pet families, there are a lot of questions. Why does my dog eat my underwear? Why does my cat lick plastic bags? Where does my cat bury his kills? And of course: why is my dog’s nose shaped like that, anyway?

The answer to the last one is actually pretty simple.

You know how the nose has large, round nostrils in the center that thin out into small flaps toward the outside of the nose? That shape is a design that helps dogs always get a fresh breath.

On the inhale, a dog takes air in through those large nostrils, filtering out thousands of scents. On the exhale, the nostrils shut more and air is pushed out through the side flaps – so the round part stays clean and ready to pull out all the nuances of the next inhale’s air. Pretty brilliant functionality, if you ask us.

 

10 Things Every Cat Owner Should Know About Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

FIV catYesterday, we ran across this important question in our Internet travels: Should I adopt a cat with feline immunodeficiency virus? We had to help find an answer.

In short, our answer is “yes, you should.” Put less emphatically, you shouldn’t avoid adopting a cat simply because he or she has FIV. But here’s what you—and every cat owner—should know about the disease.

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How Can I Trust Products with Ingredients from Other Countries?

laboratory testingAs a company that makes products you feed to your family members (your fur babies!), we have to be very careful about the ingredients we choose.

We choose ingredients based on a lot of external factors, but our main priority is health, and that means our main priority is safety, too.

So whenever we hear the question, “Are all of your raw ingredients sourced from the United States?” we want to answer with as much – and as thorough – info as possible.

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FAQ: Can My Pet Take More Than One Vetri-Science® Product?

By Karin Krisher

As part of our ongoing effort to keep our customers informed, we try to generate lists of question we get asked all the time—and predict others you’ll need the answers to. This post is the first of many about our Frequently Asked Questions. Read on to get the scoop on combination regimens, and how Vetri-Science® formulates products with those regimens in mind.

Question:

Can my animal take more than one Vetri-Science® product at a time?

 

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