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Dr. Gary Richter

Dr. Richter – Biography

About Dr. Gary Richter, MS, DVM

Dr. Gary Richter loves animals, and is passionate about keeping them healthy and happy as long as possible. He has received more than 30 awards due to his expertisein the field, and The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently named Dr. Richter “America’s Favorite Veterinarian.”

Dr. Richter has been at the forefront of pet nutrition for two decades, and has helped so many dog and cat owners make the best possible choices for their furry friends.

Why Do Cats Knead?

Why Do Cats Knead?

You’re lying on the couch and, all of a sudden, your cat starts moving their paws back and forth on your chest while purring and looking at you with sleepy eyes, or maybe giving you a slow blink. This behavior is called “kneading” and it may seem quite strange at...
How To Teach A Puppy Not To Bite

How To Teach A Puppy Not To Bite

Nothing brings more joy to a household than a brand new puppy. And while there are a few learning curves when it comes to house training and teaching them to sit, stay, and rollover, some new puppy owners may find that sharp puppy biting is another behavior to contend...
How To Crate Train A Puppy

How To Crate Train A Puppy

You might’ve heard that a crate is one of the most important aspects of dog training. Crate training is a great option for pet owners who have to be away from home for short periods of time and want to make sure their puppy is in a safe spot.  In order to get the most...
Choosing The Right Sport For Your Dog

Choosing The Right Sport For Your Dog

If you love dogs, you’ve probably watched a dog sport on television before. You might have seen a dog agility or dock jumping competition. When you saw these amazing animals in action, you might have entertained the thought of entering your own pooch in some sort of...
Why Do Dogs Howl?

Why Do Dogs Howl?

Do you have a couple of howling dogs on your hands? If you do, you know how frustrating this type of vocal communication can be. But why do they do it? Are they looking for special attention? Are they employing a good defense mechanism to warn of potential predators...