Ask Dr. Alice: Is He a Cat or Dog?

 

We think of our pets as family so when they get sick we panic and have a million questions. Well, no fear, Dr. Alice Weiss is here! Dr. Weiss has been working for 30 years as a licensed veterinarian and is here to answer any questions you may have about your best furry friends.

 

If you have a question for Dr. Alice about your pet, email it to: AskAlice@PetInsider.com.

 

 

 

Dear Dr. Alice,
My dog spends hours and hours staring out the window. It is like he is a cat. Why is he doing this? and I thought dogs didn’t see that well. Is there something wrong with him? Signed, Window Dressing

 

Dear Window Dressing,
Nothing is wrong with your dog. His vision is good enough to see plenty, almost as well as we do when looking out the window. A lot of dogs love to see what is happening in their worlds. And some of them are smart enough to realize that the world is bigger than their own house or apartment and back yard. So just be content that your dog is super smart and curious. And that he has his own entertainment system.

 

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Dr. Alice has spent her life embracing and advocating the animal human bond through her work as a traditional and a public health veterinarian, a writer, and vlogger on dogsenjoylife. Some people love expensive vacations and shopping but all Dr. Alice needs is time with her pets.