Pets Animals

  • Notice Your Dog Is Licking Themselves Raw? 3 Ways A Vet Can Help

    Your dog grooming itself is normal behavior, but it can quickly get out of hand and be very obvious to you that they're over-grooming. If you've noticed raw patches on your dog from them licking and biting themselves, it's a good idea for you to look into whether there could be a health concern causing this issue and how to solve it. Instead of trying to take care it on your own, it's a smart idea to look into visiting a veterinarian so they can diagnose any issues and make sure that your dog is healthy.
    [Read More]

  • 3 Safety Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe During Extremely Cold Winter Weather

    Just like humans, pet need to be careful when it is extremely cold outside. You need to be careful with your pets when it is below freezing outside. You need to make sure that you don't leave your pet in your cold car, make sure your dog has a warm sleeping area and keep your pet inside as much as possible. Be Careful with Your Car The danger of leaving your pet in a hot car are well known; however, the dangers of leaving your pet in a cold car are not as well known.
    [Read More]

  • Experience The Best Of Both Worlds With A Bernedoodle

    Are you looking for a dog that is low-shedding and goofy like a poodle, yet loyal and affectionate like a Bernese Mountain Dog? Then you need a Bernedoodle! This crossbreed is becoming increasingly popular for good reason. These two dog breeds pair together perfectly to create dogs that make wonderful companions with a lot of other desirable qualities. Here's a closer look. What do Bernedoodles look like? Bernedoodles all look a bit different.
    [Read More]

  • 4 Things To Consider When Thinking About Getting A New Pet

    Pets can make life a lot better. If you're thinking about adding a pet to your family, you're likely very excited. While this is an exciting time, you want to make sure that you're fully prepared for this serious decision. There are many great cats and dogs out there waiting to be loved. Keep reading to better understand what considerations you'll want to make when thinking about getting a new pet.
    [Read More]

  • Does Your Cat Have Hyperthyroidism?

    Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland starts releasing too much or its hormone, known as thyroxine. You may have heard of this condition occurring in humans, but it can affect cats, too. In fact, it is the most common endocrine (hormone-related) condition in cats. It's important that you know what the signs of hyperthyroidism are so that you can give your vet a call in a timely manner if you recognize them in your own cat.
    [Read More]

  • What To Do If Your Cat Needs Medication While You're At Work

    Cats typically do just fine being left at home while their owner is away at work. However, if your cat has recently been diagnosed with an illness, injury, or needs medication for some other reason, you could have a conundrum on your hands. Hospitalizing a cat purely to ensure that they get their medication on a consistent basis is extremely expensive and not practical for most cat parents. Thankfully, there is a good alternative that can guarantee your cat gets the medication it needs even if you're away at work or on a business trip.
    [Read More]

  • Is Your Cat Going Crazy With The Scratching? 4 Reasons You Shouldn't Have It Declawed

    If your cat likes to scratch and claw it's way through your house and your skin, you may be thinking about having it declawed. You might have heard that it's a simple process, and that it won't harm your cat in any way. Unfortunately, that's not entirely true. In fact, it can harm your cat, and it's not actually a simple process. Here are four reasons why declawing your cat could harm your cat and cause problems for you.
    [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Brush Your Dog's Teeth Every Day

    Every time your puppy tries to give you a kiss, you may find yourself reeling from their bad breath and wondering if you need to start brushing their teeth. However, providing dental care for your dog benefits them in other ways more important than just keeping their breath fresh. Below are three reasons why brushing your dog's teeth every day can keep them healthy. Allows You to Check for Problem Teeth
    [Read More]

  • Worried About Your New Feline Friend? 3 Tips To Help It Adjust To Its New Home

    If you've decided to adopt a feline friend, you should know that you're about to adopt a lifelong buddy. You should also know that your new lifelong friend is going to have a mind of its own. Cats are cautious by nature, and may take some time to warm up to you. Once it has warmed up to you though, your new cat – or kitten – will provide you with hours of loving enjoyment.
    [Read More]

  • Take These Precautions When Walking Your Dog In The Summer Heat

    Like humans, dogs are equipped to deal with high temperatures for short periods of time. They can slowly adapt to spending more time in the heat, but the heat is always going to present a few risks, from dehydration to a chance of heat exhaustion. So, when the temperature rises, take these precautions to keep your canine companion in top health. Offer cool water frequently.  If you take your dog out for a walk in the heat, always offer him some cool water as soon as you come home.
    [Read More]