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Is Natural Treatment for Kennel Cough Right for Your Pet?
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:33:13 -0500
What all pet lovers should know about treating their pets at home using natural remedies. Suggestions on treating your pets with alternatives that help keep them healthier.
The Archangel's Message
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:55:12 -0500
Animals have a greater respect for the world than we do. Is it possible that the next Garden of Eden will be without mankind? Take a look at what mankind creates for his fellowman versus the peace the animal kingdom creates for itself when left alone. The violence we see in the animal kingdom did not exist until man created it.
Pet UTI - When It Comes To Pet Urinary Tract Infections Age Does Matter
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:22:59 -0500
Pet urinary tract infections according to one recent study are the most common reason for veterinarian visits. They also can be one of the most problematic if left untreated, or treated in a manner which fails to produce a cure. So I believe you would agree with me that these are infections that need to be avoided if possible.
The Mixed Breed Dog or "Who's Your Daddy?
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:28:53 -0500
Have you ever wondered how many breeds make up the breed of your mixed breed dog? Are your frustrated that when people ask you what kind of dog you have you are not able to answer with 100 percent accuracy or certainty? Well, there is a sure way to find out. It is the DNA in your dog, and it is a simple way to find out. The companies and costs vary. But other than knowing the truth, what are the other benefits?
How a Pet Owner Can Help Their Pets Recover From Arthritis
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:29:25 -0500
Cats and dogs may suffer from arthritis the same way as humans do. The symptoms may vary but the pain is the same. As pet owners you may need to be sensitive to notice changes in your pet. Your feline or canine friend may be suffering from arthritis without you knowing it. Animals have their own sensitivity; however they can never tell you what they are feeling. As pet owners we should be sensitive for them and it's always beneficial to know the symptoms of different illnesses in pets.
Cannabis for Treating Pain in Pets
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:19:07 -0500
There is a growing movement of pet owners who are feeding cannabis to their sick and dying pets as the rebound affect is beneficial to their quality of life. But due to legal and moral issues, and lack of adequate testing, many who use cannabis as treatment for their pet may be in for a heart-break.
The 5 Best Pets for Small Kids
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:49:06 -0500
As we all know owning a pet comes with huge responsibility and it can be tricky deciding what pet suits not only your kid, but the whole family. Remember when buying your new pet to make sure that you get pet health insurance.
Chinchilla Care - Take the Right Step Forward
Fri, 26 Jul 2013 09:50:49 -0500
Now that you have a cute little Chinchilla in your home, make sure that you take good care of it. These little animals are very active and need extra attention, unlike the case of other pets like cats or dogs. Chinchilla care should begin with providing your new guest with proper accommodation.
Tips To Find The Right Animal Hospital
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:48:38 -0500
Finding the appropriate animal hospital for your pet can be quite beneficial to your furry friend's health. Take the time to do extra research to find the right doctor for your buddy.
Should Your Family Adopt a Rabbit?
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:25:41 -0500
There's no question that rabbits are cute, soft and fuzzy, but is a rabbit the best pet for your family? People are drawn to rabbits because they are quiet and don't need as much space as other pets.
Should You Adopt A Dog?
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:57:59 -0500
There is no denying that a great many oldsters do live alone and may pass several days without seeing anyone, especially during the winter. The children are grown and have lives of their own to get on with and your friends are less mobile too. Television is your constant companion, and you can talk to it, but it is at best a one way conversation. Why not talk to a dog instead?
Rabbit Hutch Plans - Things ALL Rabbit Hutches Should Have
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:42:31 -0500
All pet rabbits need a place to call home. This allows them to rule their own territory - this is in their nature and make up to do so. But where should we keep them?
Buying Dog Clothes For Your Pet - 5 Things To Consider
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:10:25 -0600
Are you looking for the best possible dog clothes and pet supplies for your favourite pooch? The right clothes and accessories can help your pet stand out from others. A well dressed pet will also ensure that you get a lot of attention and satisfaction.
Farm Livestock Safety Tips
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 08:25:00 -0500
More injuries are caused each year by farm livestock than by tractors or farm machinery. Poor judgement or complacency around the animals are some of the most common reasons for farm accidents, and because animals' senses are very different to our own, it's important to remember that you need to approach animals with caution and acknowledge their very different needs when caring for them.
Looking After Your Teacup Pig - 4 Things to Watch Out For
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:16:01 -0500
Owning a teacup pig has become a great craze these days; not only are these pigs really cute but they are also very intelligent and loyal. Pigs can be trained to do tricks and even to guard a home. These pigs are also known as thimble pigs, micropigs or miniature pigs.
The Cute Cat Guide to Perfect Health
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 09:40:42 -0500
To ensure you always have a happy and healthy cat make sure you provide for your cats dietary needs and be careful with some commercial cat foods which can be very high in fat and lead to early onset diabetes and obesity, thus reducing the quality of your pets life. Using these healthy hints will prevent this from happening.
Understanding the Grieving Process During the Loss of a Pet
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:23:43 -0500
When you have a pet, they are one of your family members and our best of friends. Losing them can have long-lasting negative effects on surviving members. The grieving process varies from person to person.
Can You Give Your Rabbit Cilantro?
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 08:56:23 -0500
Generally speaking, rabbits are low-maintenance pets. If you think taking care of your dog or your cat is easy enough, you will find it even easier to take care of a rabbit as a house pet. Just give them a stack of hay, a huge piece of lettuce leaf or pellets and your pet bunny should be fine.
How to Take Care of Your Loving Pets
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:17:22 -0500
Pets are generally companion animals the people keep with them for personal company or protection. These pet animals are different from other animals that people maintain, such as livestock, sports animals, working animals, and laboratory animals.
Learn the Facts: How Long To Cure Kennel Cough
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:12:39 -0500
Kennel cough is a common disease found in many different animals. The disease itself affects the upper respiratory systems of dog, cats, rabbits, pigs, and in rare cases it can affect humans. While some animals, such as cats, can carry this disease the majority of cases are found to involve animals that have been kept in close quarters for long periods of time. It is not uncommon for this disease to be found in animal shelters that house large numbers of stray and run-away animals. Kennel cough, also known as Bordetella, is common enough that the majority of animal hospitals and shelters will not accept an animal that has not been properly vaccinated.
Tips to Take Care of Your Pets
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:07:26 -0500
Today almost all of us have some sort of pet be it dogs, cats, birds, reptiles or even fish. We need to take good care of them if they're to remain healthy and happy and in order to do this we need to know how to accomplish this task. There are plenty of books and videos that you could watch that would guide you to care for your particular pet.
Should You Buy Insurance For Your Pet? Is It Worth The Cost?
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:24:57 -0500
Medical costs for pets can be very expensive. One way to help keep the costs down is with pet insurance. It has different rates for different types of coverage. Having it might be an affordable way to assure your pet receives the medical services it needs. Pet insurance can be expensive, but chances are the value of your pet is priceless.
What Services A Veterinary Hospital Can Offer
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:05:12 -0500
Are you a pet owner? If so, you know how important your dog or cat's health is to you.
Forever Love - Honoring Our Furred and Feathered Compannions
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:29:53 -0500
Forever love truly says it all when it comes to our beloved companions. They teach us so much about compassion, caring, and unconditional love. We are delighted by their wagging tail, their purr, or their head rubbing on our shoulders. Our furred and feathered companions alter our lives in more ways that we can ever know. We want to remember them and keep them with us always. What can we do to sustain this loving presence?
Holiday Gift Suggestions For EcoFriendly Pet Products - Pet Safe and Easy On The Environment
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:40:34 -0600
Pet products can be packed with toxic ingredients harmful to both pet and environment. When shopping for pet products whether for holiday gifts or all year long, look for organic, natural, and ecofriendly pet products that are better for the health of your pet and for the environment. Check this list of suggestions.
Animals Have Feelings Too
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:28:32 -0500
As a human being can I ignore the cruelty that is handed out to many animals? Animals have to suffer in silence the many atrocities that they have to endure at the hands of human beings.
Why Playing Fetch With Sticks May Be the Last Time You See Your Pet Happy
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:16:38 -0500
Throwing sticks for your dog to fetch is something that almost everybody has done at some point in their lives. In fact, it's something that most of us do without thinking twice. We do it since it is fun and it is something that we have grown accustomed to over the years.
What Constitutes A 'Retaliation Situation'?
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:54:38 -0500
The term 'whistleblower' has been in the news a lot lately and often has an unfairly negative connotation of espionage or betrayal. Florida law does offer considerable protection to so-called 'whistleblowers' as long as they fit the three definitions under F.S. 448.101-448.105 that spell out what the terms employer, employee, and retaliatory action mean.
Are You Suffering Depression Due to Pet Loss During the Holidays?
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:15:30 -0600
During the Holidays, when family and closeness is on everyone's mind, there are many individuals who do not have loved ones or even beloved animal companions because they have gone to Rainbow Bridge or Heaven. An animal's death during these times creates increased emotional duress to their guardian.
Should You Cremate Your Pets?
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 08:55:39 -0500
Whenever you lose a pet, the experience is often emotionally difficult. Apart from dealing with the loss, you also have to find the most logical and sensible way of getting rid of the pet's body.
What Is the Best Pet to Have When Living in an Apartment?
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 10:31:09 -0500
Having a pet is like having a permanent stress relief tool. It is said being a pet owner reduces your blood pressure and heart rate. When living in a small space such as an apartment, you must think carefully about what is the best pet for this type of living. There are still many choices for you to pick from even though you are obviously not going to have a Great Dane! Below we will list some pets suitable for apartment living.
Pet Sitting Tips For Home Business
Sun, 09 Jun 2013 11:33:28 -0500
Times have changed and many young couples are choosing to further their careers before starting a family. They do however still want a pet and quite often this pet becomes like a baby to them and their wellbeing is paramount. They realise that there are going to periods of up to 8 hours that their loveable pet will be left alone while they are working and this is when a pet sitter is sought after.
Keeping Rats As Pets: What You Should Know
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:02:17 -0500
The keeping of rats as pets is not a new practice. In fact, this practice can be traced back to the 20th century. Owning a pet rat can be fun and rewarding as they are innately curious, affectionate, clever, and love to have fun.
Animal Reincarnation and the Pet "Over Souling" Process Used in Animal Life After Death
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:20:25 -0600
Animal Reincarnation is a very different from the pet "Over Souling" process used by dogs, cats, horses and other animals in the afterlife to visit pet parents who are coping with pet loss. Over souling can occur multiple times while a pet is at Rainbow Bridge, Pet Heaven or living in animal life after death.
3 Tips for Flying With Your Pet on an Airplane
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:47:41 -0500
For many folks, going on trips without their pet is simply out of the question. A vacation away from Woofy, Mr. Pickles or Noodle is simply not a vacation.
Boost Your Pet's Immune System With Spirulina
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 08:30:36 -0500
Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green alga that grows in freshwater sources. It is close cousins with chlorella, another well-known supplement.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 08:19:52 -0500
Caring for your pet is not just providing food and water, you must give other needful things as well. Love and affection are a very necessary part of animal care just as it is for your spouse and children.
Ways in Which You Can Put Your Pets to Rest
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:28:32 -0500
Anyone who owns a pet will attest to the fact that pets enrich our lives. They hold a special place in our hearts and sometimes we treat them as dearly as we treat our family. We celebrate their birthdays, as we would for any other member of our family and we're heartbroken when they pass away.
Looking for Love in Retirement: Pets Are the Perfect Companions
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 10:33:46 -0500
There can be no better companion in retirement than a pet. This article examines the psychological and health benefits of pets. It discusses the particular issues in retirement, such as loneliness and depression that can be alleviated by acquiring a dog or cat. In addition, it helps you determine which breed is right for you by providing links to breed selector websites. this can help you find the right characteristics in a pet that best fit your lifestyle. Pet ownership at any stage in life, but particularly in retirement is the proverbial "win-win." You get a pet that provides you with unconditional love, potentially fills a gap left by children who have moved on to their adult lives, and can strengthen your bond with a significant other. In exchange, you provide a caring home for an animal in need.
Do You Plan To Have A Chinchilla As A Pet? Consider the Following Facts
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:43:14 -0600
Chinchillas make good pets. However before owning one, it is important to know some chinchilla facts. Chinchillas are nocturnal, which means that they sleep during the day and remain awake during the night.
What To Know Before Boarding Your Dog
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:30:14 -0500
Dog boarding is a safe way to make sure your pet pooch is looked after when you decide to take a vacation. Ordinary kennels serve a purpose but if there's no one to take care of your dog then you have little choice in the matter.
Protecting Your Pets From Those Nasty Ticks!
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:48:31 -0500
This article is about your pets and ticks. It explains what ticks are, how to find them and how to treat them effectively.
Tips to Picking the Best Vet for Your Pet
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:45:37 -0500
The first thing that you need to do the moment you get yourself a new pet is to look for a vet. Pets often get sick and they're going to need medical attention at times. Therefore, before the time arrives you should be prepared rather than get all worked up at the last moment.
Learning More About Pomsky Breeders
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:02:01 -0500
One of the hybrid breeds of dogs available today is the pomsky dog, which is a cross between a husky and a Pomeranian. Puppies, like any living creature, can change over time, whether it is their disposition or their color, so it is important to understand these characteristics before purchasing one. It is also important to understand the training required to raise a happy, healthy dog.
Looking for the Best Air Purifiers for Pets? They're Not in Major Stores
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 10:27:04 -0500
If you're looking for the best air purifiers for pets, what you find at Walmart, Petco, Petsmart or other stores isn't going to be what you're looking for. True, you might find an air cleaner that is low cost, but they're usually cheaply made and simply don't have the air cleaning power of a pet air purifier. These cheap air purifiers usually don't have the same...
Finding The Right Vet For Your Pet
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 08:54:48 -0500
When it comes to the health of your pets, you want to make sure you find a vet who has the same values as you. Finding the right animal doctor involves a bit of research, time, and effort.
Minimize Pet Dander Symptoms - 5 Ways To Reduce Allergy Symptoms
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:44:45 -0500
The aggravating symptoms caused by pet allergies are usually triggered by warm-blooded pets such as dogs, cats, birds, ferrets and other cuddly fur balls. So if you know you have allergies fish make nice pets because they have zero dander. But if you've already fallen in love with something other than fish, here are 5 ways to minimize the symptoms your allergies cause.
Different Ways to Remember Your Pet
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:40:48 -0600
A persons pet can be a big part of their lives, and can even help them in times of needs, so the loss of a pet can hit a person or a family quite hard. When losing a pet happens to you, there are a number of different ways in which you can remember your pet. In this article we will look at some of the different ways in which you can commemorate your pet's life. One of the most popular ways in which you can commemorate your pet's life is to plant a tree.
To Bathe or Not to Bathe Your Rabbit - That Is the Question
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:56:53 -0500
Did you know that if you bathe your rabbit, she could catch cold, become chilled and die in a matter of hours? Most people will tell you rabbits do not need to be bathed as they often groom themselves; however, there are those who bathe their rabbits regularly and have not had a problem yet.
Do Dogs and Cats Need Their Teeth Cleaned? YES!
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:46:09 -0500
Dogs and cats need dental treatment, much like people. Without proper preventative dental care, extractions may be necessary. Fortunately, teeth aren't necessary for your pet's eating and therefore extractions serve to make your pet have a healthier mouth as well as feel better!
Because They're Worth It: Custom Pet Urns for Dogs and Cats
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:43:25 -0500
As anyone with a beloved family pet knows, when you have a dog or cat (or more than one), they become just as much a part of the family as everyone else. They greet you in the morning and they're with you when you go to bed at night. So it's no surprise then, that when they pass away, we mourn their loss just as we would mourn the loss of anyone in our family. Just because they couldn't speak doesn't mean they didn't leave a lasting impression on our lives.
How to Choose the Best Pet Supplies Stores Online
Tue, 25 Jun 2013 09:57:43 -0500
While the world and its mother already does most of their shopping online, there are still some who find it challenging to find the best stores to suit their needs, in particular for pet supplies. Read on to learn how you can choose the best online pet supplies stores and enjoy the ease and convenience of shopping for your beloved pets without breaking the bank.
What To Do With Your Pet While On Vacation
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:20:15 -0500
When we go on vacation, although we may want to, we can't always bring along our pets. So what is the best thing to do with them while we are away? You want to make sure they are getting all the proper care they need! Well, thankfully there is more than just one option!
Must Know Tips For Choosing The Right Dog - Do Not Purchase Or Adopt Without Reading This First
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:01:36 -0500
Although dogs are considered to be man's best friend, it is always better if you choose your friends wisely. Before you go ahead and get yourself a dog, you need to know how a dog will change your life. A dog will take up a lot of your time and energy with play, exercise, grooming and feeding.
Still Got Pet Dander, Odors Problems? UV Light May Be Your Answer
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:25:27 -0500
Pet dander and odors are a problem for many cat, dog, & bird owners with allergies and other respiratory problems. To help deal with these pollutants, many people buy portable air cleaners to remove the pollutants from the air. In many cases, however, that doesn't completely solve the problem, as there are still allergies and odors in various places in the home. What's going on? If you have had a pet for a while, it's likely that...
Enough Can Be Enough
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:50:30 -0600
We love out pets, sometimes to distraction. And we don't always see the reality that's right in front of us when providing care for them. In this article, I will talk about how we approach our pet's medical problems as well as their misadventures. We tend to go to great lengths to keep our pets with us... even to the point of spending our retirement savings for extensive surgeries and medicines. What does it say about us when the guilt of euthanasia and the thought of the overwhelming sorrow we know we'll feel at the loss of our pets outweighs our common sense? It's time we learned to accept that sometimes enough can be enough.
Highway to Happiness
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 07:47:18 -0500
Dogs bring happiness into your home, Nothing on this planet can replace the special moments you create with your dog. They bring memories to cherish, These memories may be a part of the past However, in my head they'll always last, I can share these memories with the world And let the world know what my dogs mean to me And by sharing these special times with you...
Pet Relocation - Tips For International Pet Moving
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:37:48 -0500
We pet lovers must face the sometimes confusing task of moving our pets internationally with us. This can be confusing since the paperwork is different from country to country, and we sometimes worry about the well being of our furry friends.
The Complete Guide and Information on American Red Squirrel
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:09:40 -0500
(1) Where to find American Red Squirrels? Their Scientific Name is "Tamiasciurus hudsonicus" American Red Squirrel is just one of the species of the Tree Squirrel. They can also be known as 'Pine Squirrels' or 'Chickarees', 'Mount Graham red squirrel', 'North American red squirrel'.
How Safe Are Your Pet's Toys and Bowls?
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:47:36 -0500
Americans spend millions of dollars each year purchasing toys and food/water bowls for their pets. Unfortunately, that squeaky little catnip mouse, dog chew bone and bowl with the cute painted paws can be really bad for your pet.
Benefits of Buying Things From Allvetmed
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:15:29 -0500
We are living in an era where technology has taken over almost every aspect of our lives. The use of the internet and gadgets that make work easier is the order of the day.
What Can You Expect From Pet Groomers?
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:15:24 -0500
If you think pet groomers simply give baths, you're missing out. Learn what else a groomer can do for your animal.
How To Curb Symptoms Of Heat Stroke For Your Pet
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:16:47 -0500
Summer time is here and that means much more time spent outside. This means it is important to keep tabs as it gets hotter outside be sure to watch for symptoms of heat stroke for your pet. This is what I did with my golden retriever when she got older I actually shaved her down to make it look like she's a Labrador retriever during the summer months and I'm going to tell you what a huge difference that made.
Selecting an Appropriate Memorial For Your Pet
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:22:28 -0500
When a greatly cherished pet passes away it can be a very challenging time for everyone. The barrenness and feeling of loss that comes with the passing of a pet can be very upsetting and to assist you with coming to terms with the bereavement, and to help uphold the memories of your dearly loved pet you could think about honoring the existence of your pet with a commemorative memento.
How To Analyze What Your Pet Eats
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:09:38 -0500
You want the best nutrition for your pet, but with so many choices how do you know what is "good"? You can't rely on entertaining commercials to make an informed decision.
The Best Way to Care for Your Chinchilla
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:42:24 -0600
Chinchillas make adorable pets. However, to ensure their long life, it is important to care for them. Fortunately, chinchilla care is quite simple.
Pet Salon Air Cleaner - 5 Airborne Pollutants It Must Eliminate
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:52:09 -0500
The air in a pet salon is one of the first ways to make a good impression. And because you don't get a second chance to make a good first impression, you need an air cleaner that can remove the usual pollutants that you expect to have with pets. Here are 5 things an effective air cleaner should be able to eliminate.
Can I Give My Ferret Raw Chicken?
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:28:54 -0600
If one of your new pets is a ferret and you would like it to grow up active and strong like other pets in your home, you are probably asking yourself this question: "Can I give my ferret raw chicken?" Well, the answer to that question is a big yes. The fact is that ferrets are carnivores by nature and therefore, they should eat meat in order to survive.
Otitis Externa in Animals
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:01:33 -0600
Ear infection is among the top health concerns watched out for in dogs especially in dogs that are hairy and have long floppy ears such as the Chinese sharpie chow-chows, English bulldogs, poodles and terriers, cocker spaniel and the Springer spaniels. Surveys among veterinarians concluded that ear infection is listed in the top 10 reasons why dogs are usually brought to veterinarian's clinic for treatment. Otitis Externa is ear infection in dogs.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:48:36 -0500
Cats sleep most of the day, and they usually find a cozy spot to sleep. It may be your bed, favorite chair, stack of papers and books, fresh pile of linen, on top of a piece of furniture, or in an isolated corner.
4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Pets Happy
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:46:26 -0500
Many times, humans confuse pet happiness with their own. The fact is it does not take too much to keep your pet's tail wagging. Make sure that you are meeting the needs of your pet with these 5 happy pet secrets.
Pets Help People Heal
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:39:25 -0500
A lot of people do not realize how much animals are capable of doing for us. They have and continue to help in ways that we would not have thought possible many years ago.
How to Train an Older Dog
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:00:30 -0500
When you get a new dog, after the excitement of welcoming the new member of the family, whether it's a puppy or an older dog, the first question that comes into your mind is "how do I train him or him?" You can train a dog of any age with love and patience. There are magnificent adult dogs being left behind in shelters for the very fact that people don't know how to train an older dog and are afraid, but they could be missing out on a wonderful friend.
BANG! BANG! Fireworks May Be Nice for People, But Not Pets!
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:19:49 -0500
As all of us pet owners know, our animals can be a little startled during firework displays. It's almost November, approaching bonfire night on the 5th, causing some real stress among our beloved dogs, cats and smaller friends. As their guardians, it is our responsibility to try and limit their anxiety and keep them as calm as possible.
Dog Owner's Pet Boarding Guide To Choosing The Best Facility
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:30:31 -0500
There are plenty of ways on how your pet would receive proper treatment when you are not around. One of these ways include hiring the services of boarding facilities. However, you must be very careful in choosing which one to choose.
Pet Food Problems
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 08:40:23 -0500
There are a lot of brands of food for dogs or cats. So there is enough to choose from, you would think. The problem is they all have the same flavors, so there is not that much choice really. There is another big problem: almost every cat I know has kidney problems. Some vets think they get it from the food. The food we buy as "very good for your pet". Many of us frustrated pet owners are looking for the possibility of making pet food, really healthy and tasty food, ourselves. So recipe books for cat food and for dog food could sell very well.
Coping With The Loss Of Your Pet
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:33:09 -0600
After the loss of the pet, we can often find comfort in sharing our feelings with others. There are many options available to us and finding what works best for you can be a tremendous help in helping you cope with the loss of your beloved pet.
Only Kitty Made in the USA
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:52:02 -0500
The Maine Coon Cat is the one cat indigenous to the USA. And like most things that are made here, it is a truly top quality kitty ranking over many other breeds. A pure bred Maine Coon Cat or even a Maine Coon Cat mix is one of the most friendly, intelligent and loyal cats that can be found.
Does a Pet Dog or Cat Know It's Going to Die?
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:51:22 -0600
If your pet has decided to leave whether suddenly, after an illness or from the aging process, at some point in time BEFORE they cross to Rainbow Bridge, your pet will create a tender Memory Moment. It's their way of acknowledging your love and saying thank you as they complete this incarnation.
Do You Have a Contingency Plan in Place for Your Pet?
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 16:45:08 -0500
What would happen to your pet if you didn't ever come home again? A large majority of Americans do not have a contingency plan in place should some disaster happen. Here are a few simple examples of what you can do to be sure your pet is taken care of should you become hospitalized or should you die.
Animal Self-Medication: Do Wild Animals Heal Themselves?
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:54:58 -0500
What do wild animals do when they get sick? Unlike domestic pets, animals in the wild don't have access to the range of treatments provided by owners or vets. Do wild animals know how to heal themselves?
Pet Loss - Facing The Holidays
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:26:32 -0600
For people who have experienced the loss of a beloved pet, holidays can be challenging. For some, it's Christmas while others find Halloween and even the 4th of July to cause a rollercoaster of emotions.
Selecting the Best Dog for You and Your Family: A Modern Guide for Pet Owners
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:24:24 -0500
Are you thinking about getting a dog? You have a little soul searching to do first because there are so many pure breeds (500+) let alone the numerous "designer" breeds and mixed breed dogs.
Buying a Dog Fence - 5 Features to Look For
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:00:33 -0500
As the owner of a dog, you'll need to ensure that your pet is as safe as possible at all times. If you have a large yard outside your home then you need to ensure that your pet stays within its perimeter or else you will always worry when you let it out to play. A wireless dog fence is great way to ensure that your dog stays within a certain area without you having to physically monitor its movements.
Can a Person Come Back As a Pet After Death or Can an Animal Come Back As a Human?
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 09:07:06 -0500
Every living thing humans, animals, rocks, trees, water all have a specific energy pattern or electromagnetic vibrational frequency range that sustains the physical form it inhabits. Energy can easily reform at a like or lower level. What is the difference between human energy and animal energy?
A Step By Step Guide To Flea Removal
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:41:12 -0500
This article explains how to take control of a flea infestation and get rid of the horrible parasites. Methodology is of great importance for it to work and there are many pitfalls. If your home has been infested by fleas, I hope reading this article will help you and get you started on your quest for knowledge on how to battle the vile little creatures that give you and your pet a hard time.
Toilet Training For Cats and Dogs
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:56:32 -0500
Even the best-trained cat and dog has a toilet accident now and again, but the way a pet owner deals with the problem will determine how frequently this occurs. If your pet begins to suddenly go to the restroom indoors, there are several steps you should take to prevent this from occurring again.
Benefits of Fish Oil for Dogs and Cats
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:06:42 -0600
There are a lot of supplements available for your pet to help with a myriad of health issues. One commonly used supplement is fish oil; mainly because it's a good source of Omega 3 fatty acids.
Who's Rescuing Who?
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:05:03 -0500
Rescuing a dog, cat, rabbit, horse, etc., from a shelter is a wonderful thing to do. Many people decide to go this route when bringing a pet into their lives rather than contacting a breeder for a pure-bred animal. The idea of "rescuing" has become quite popular. Some people like to make sure their friends and neighbors know how they got their pet by saying "I rescued my dog" or " my kitty comes from a rescue." When I hear a person talk about "rescuing" an animal, I wonder what the idea of ''rescue" means to them and why it's important that I know this about their pet. So I began to wonder... when it comes to adopting pets from shelters... "who's rescuing who?"
The Dangers of Cheap Pet Beds
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:03:04 -0500
Approximately 46 million Americans have a dog or cat. While many pets sleep with their owners, most have their own bed. So how safe is the bed your pet sleeps on? What kind's of health problems or conditions can occur with a poorly made, cheap bed?
Know How to Take Care of Your Dog
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:27:52 -0600
Having a pet at home is one of the wonderful things a person can have. A dog is known to be a man's best friend. They can easily adapt themselves to the human surroundings and get more comfy with their masters easily.
Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress - It's the PITS!
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:24:00 -0600
Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress (PITS) is an issue for those in the veterinary practice, animal researchers, and animal care givers. These groups perform euthanasia on animal, often young and healthy animal, on a daily basis. This "Killing-Caring Paradox" is an issue deserving of further study and understanding as it affects us all.
CPR on Pets - Your Mouth-To-Snout Rescue Guide
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:43:21 -0500
CPR on pets (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) combines chest compressions and rescue breathing (mouth-to-snout) to provide needed oxygen when the heart stops beating. In an emergency, quickly and properly applied CPR can greatly increase the chances of recovery from heart failure whether applied to a person or a beloved pet.
Beautiful Ways for Remembering Your Pet
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:58:21 -0500
Do you, or have you ever had a pet that you have loved as much as family? I remember when I was younger we always had pets. One of the hardest things that I ever had to endure was when one of them had passed away. For our family, we did not have any type of big ceremony when they passed away; we typically buried the animal in our backyard with a homemade cross.
A Guide To A Stress-Free Pet Relocation
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:03:10 -0500
Pets these days are already regarded as part of the family. Learn how you can smoothly relocate your pet to your new place here.
Which One Is Better, Advantage or Advantage Multi?
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:25:51 -0600
Advantage Multi for dogs is a form of combination medicine used to cure several types of parasitic diseases. It cures and protects dogs from parasites such as heartworm, whipworm, and more.
Choosing a Veterinarian for Your Pet
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:13:46 -0500
Some pets can be very expensive. It is important to find a veterinarian that is affordable, trustworthy, reputable, and experienced with your type of pet.
Catering to the Pet Palate
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:59:58 -0500
Deciding what is the best food to feed your pet is no easy matter. With the variety of foods available in the market, one should be aware of what constitutes a nutritional meal.
The Correct Kind Of UV Flashlight for Finding Pet Urine Stains
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:52:04 -0600
Certainly, there are a number of solutions for finding animal pee spots. However quite a few of them are not actually very reliable. This article will explain how you can ensure you are definitely seeking the best solution saving you both time and money.
Budgeting and Pets - What Types of Pets Can You Afford?
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:00:08 -0500
Pets are family and that means they are a part of your budget. Before making a decision on pet ownership you need to consider whether or not you can afford to do so. If you already have a pet then understanding how they impact your budget is important. You might love the idea of a pet but your budget may say otherwise.