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  • We appreciate the mysterious nature of cats, but it’s not to their advantage when they need help from us. Dr. Marty Becker explains that because cats are even less likely to be themselves when they’re away from home, veterinarians often rely on the observations of pet owners to diagnose pain.
  • It's not as unusual as you may think for cats to play with water. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly explains why some kitties — despite conventional wisdom — consider water to be a fun toy.
  • Dr. Marty Becker explains the benefits of regular care to help avoid troubling health issues, spot emerging medical problems and save you money in the process. Dr. Becker also offers tips for making your preventive care visits easier for you and your cat.
  • Collars are more than a fashion statement. They’re a training tool for dogs and basic pet protection for both dogs and cats. Dog trainer Mikkel Becker and Dr. Marty Becker help you determine the best collar for your pet.
  • Training consultant Mikkel Becker demonstrates the proper way to handle a cat — and how to safely introduce him to children. 

One key tip: It's important to remember that some kitties just don't like to be held, so if he shows any signs of aggression or seems skittish, you shouldn't try to pick him up.

We appreciate the mysterious nature of cats, but it’s not to their advantage when they need help from us. Dr. Marty Becker explains that because cats are even less likely to be themselves when they’re away from home, veterinarians often rely on the observations of pet owners to diagnose pain.

It's not as unusual as you may think for cats to play with water. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly explains why some kitties — despite conventional wisdom — consider water to be a fun toy.

Dr. Marty Becker explains the benefits of regular care to help avoid troubling health issues, spot emerging medical problems and save you money in the process. Dr. Becker also offers tips for making your preventive care visits easier for you and your cat.

Collars are more than a fashion statement. They’re a training tool for dogs and basic pet protection for both dogs and cats. Dog trainer Mikkel Becker and Dr. Marty Becker help you determine the best collar for your pet.

Training consultant Mikkel Becker demonstrates the proper way to handle a cat — and how to safely introduce him to children. One key tip: It's important to remember that some kitties just don't like to be held, so if he shows any signs of aggression or seems skittish, you shouldn't try to pick him up.

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