Cape Ann Veterinary Hospital
"Exceptional pet care for extraordinary pets."


The following are some of the most frequently asked questions that pet parents have concerning their pet’s behavior. If you have a question that is not answered below or you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our office at your convenience.

Click on a question below to see its corresponding answer.

Q: Do I need to have my dog’s dew claws removed?

Q: How long do pets teethe?

Q: How do I clean my pet’s eye discharge?

Q: Do I need to cut my cat’s claws?

Q: Does my cat need grooming?

Q: Can I shave my dog?

Q: Is my female pet menstruating?

Q: Why does my dog eat its feces?

Q: Why does my dog walk in a circle before lying down?

Q: Why is my cat suddenly refusing to use its litter box?

Q: When will my dog’s testicles mature?

Q: Why do pets eat grass?

Q: Why does my cat knead objects?

Q: Is a pre-anesthetic blood test necessary?

Q: Should my pet be fasted prior to surgery?

Q: Will my pet have stitches?

Q: Do I do anything to my pet's incision?

Q: Is it OK if my pet licks the incision site?

Q: Should I limit my pet's activity after their surgery?

Q: Will my pet be in pain?