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Dr. Shagufta Mulla

Dr. Shagufta Mulla is a freelance pet content writer/expert reviewer and a small animal veterinarian with 20 years of experience. She holds an undergraduate degree in veterinary science from The University of Arizona and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University. Mulla is also an artist, emerging poet, and the Art Editor of the literary journal, Peatsmoke. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, weight lifting, and oil painting.

Articles by Dr. Shagufta Mulla

Indoor Plants

Best Indoor Plants for New and Experienced Plant Parents According to Industry Experts

The best indoor plants make it easy to liven up any space, whether it’s a bright sunroom or a low-light office. This guide covers desktop air plants to trees.

Best Dog Food for Sensitive Stomachs

Best Dog Food for Sensitive Stomachs, According to a Veterinarian

The best dog food for sensitive stomachs varies by dog, but our top picks for puppies, adults, and seniors will give you a foundational understanding of what’s available.

Best Dog DNA Test

Best Dog DNA Test Kits: A Veterinarian’s Review

Explore seven of the best dog DNA test kits so you can learn more about your dog’s breed and possible genetic health risks.

How to Get Rid of Fleas On Cats

How to Get Rid of Fleas On Cats: It’s Time to Bite Back

Fleas can cause your cat to have skin irritation, a tapeworm infection, and other issues. To learn more, read our guide on how to get rid of fleas on cats.

Kitten in a Litter Box

How to Train a Kitten to Use a Litter Box, According to a Veterinarian

There are dos and don’ts for how to train a kitten to use a litter box. Read our straightforward guide on litter box styles, location, litter, and cleanliness.

Where to Put a Cat Litter Box

Where to Put a Cat Litter Box: The “Business” and Importance of Location

Where to put a cat litter box is one factor in determining how successful it will be with your cat. Read on to learn more about what your cat wants.

Best Senior Dog Food

The Best Senior Dog Food, According to a Veterinarian

With a focus on dietary protein to help maintain lean muscle mass, explore the best senior dog food for this stage of life.

Best Cat Trees

The Best Cat Trees for 2024, According to a Veterinarian

Change up your cat’s routine with the best cat trees you can find online, which encourage exercise and exploration.

Best Wet Dog Food

Best Wet Dog Food, According to a Veterinarian

Whether your pup prefers canned or fresh, explore some of the best wet dog foods for adults, puppies, and all life stages.

Best Interactive Cat Toys

Best Interactive Cat Toys: 8 Ways to Engage Your Feline’s Body and Mind

Whether your cat is a fish-catching fiend or would rather watch you play fetch, I’ve rounded up the best interactive cat toys to try and tempt them all.