Category: Health

3 Reasons Why Your Cat Won’t Stop Meowing

Humans are smart enough to know that when our pet is making a racket, there’s likely a problem that needs to be addressed. Whether they’re hungry, happy, distressed, or lonely, our furry and feathery friends have their own ways of making their needs known. Birds chirp, dogs bark, and cats meow—but how can owners decipher… Read more »

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How to Support Your Dog’s Mobility & Strength

What’s your favorite thing to do with your pup? A game of fetch? A nice long walk? Chances are high that it involves movement, even if it’s just jumping up onto the couch to nap together. Playing tug-of-war, running, swimming—it all requires your dog to be happily active. Your canine’s ability to move directly impacts… Read more »

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Is a Vegan Diet Right for Cats?

If you abstain from meat and other animal products in your own life, you may be wondering if your cat can do the same. Do they have to eat meat? If a human can stay healthy on a plant-based diet, why can’t your feline companion? We see a lot of misinformation out there about the… Read more »

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4 Telltale Signs of an Unhappy Cat

Is there anything better than being greeted by a soft “meow!” when you walk in the door from work? At Wapiti Labs, we’re passionate about supporting your pet’s health so you can have as many of those happy moments with her as possible. With proper care and plenty of love and attention, your feline friend… Read more »

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4 Daily Habits for a Healthier Canine

Think about all of the time and effort you put into keeping yourself healthy: eating well, getting regular exercise, seeking mental stimulation, and more. Dogs need all of that, too! Caring for any pet requires more than just the odd trip to the vet—it requires daily work from you to help your furry friend stay… Read more »

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7 Myths You Should Know About Adopting an Older Cat

So, you want to bring a new cat into your home! Whether it’s your first kitty or you’ve been a cat owner for years, consider visiting your local animal shelter or rescue and helping out one of the millions of cats that end up in shelters every year. Once you get there, take a minute… Read more »

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Addressing Breathing Problems in Dogs

Your dog’s respiratory system is pretty amazing. On top of the expected job of delivering oxygen to cells and removing carbon dioxide, it also helps to regulate body temperature! But with so many components and roles comes a range of potential breathing and respiratory issues—and it can be quite scary for us in the moment… Read more »

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5 Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy All Winter Long

Winters can be long, cold, and miserable, so we’re especially grateful for our furry friends who keep us company when we’re stuck indoors! After all, is there any better feeling than curling up on the couch with your cat by your side? Unfortunately, it’s not all fun and games (or fun and relaxing) at this… Read more »

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Well This Winter

Are you shaking in your boots just thinking of going outside in this cold weather? Imagine how your dog must feel when she sticks her nose outdoors! Frigid temperatures and damp or icy conditions can be dangerous for pets and present quite the challenge when it comes to keeping your canine companion in tip-top shape…. Read more »

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