Did you know that dogs paws can actually be burnt by hot sidewalks and pavement? It’s true. So, not only do dog owners have to worry about dehydration and heat exhaustion in their dogs during the summer, they also have to worry about paws being burned.
Lack of Warning Signs
Dogs do not sweat like humans. They cool off by evap...Read More
Have you ever thought about what would happen if your dog were Super Dog? He would fly in the sky, and rescue victims from Katrinas, Tsunamies, and tornadoes. He would bark at the evil and corrupt. He would grab the airplane flying into the Twin towers with his paws and place it on the ground like a toy. He would pick the noblest mate and make s...Read More
While may cats may act like they think they’re people, they are definitely not, especially when it comes to their digestive systems. Many foods that are staples of an omnivorous human diet are toxic and even life-threatening to felines. Human food should be kept out of cats’ reach as much as possible, but here are some common item...Read More
Like any animal with an internal skeleton, cats can receive broken bones if subjected to sufficient trauma. This is cause for immediate concern, but it might not immediately be obvious that the injury is a fractured or shattered bone. Here are some tips to identify and treat skeletal damage in cats.
--Be gentle. If the cat is i...Read More
If you have a dog, there is no excuse to be bored. In fact, when you start to feel bored, that is the perfect time to grab a ball and your dog and start playing. Games with your pet can be played indoors and out, no matter what the weather.
We know it can be tough to think of things to do with your dog past fetch and tug-of-war, so here...Read More
Cats are intelligent to recognize their names (or at least the names given to them by their humans), but just because they don’t respond doesn’t mean they won’t. While they are not inherently disobedient to potential human masters, cats are creatures of habit and must feel comfortable if they are to respond. Here are some wa...Read More
Animals have allergies as well. Every day substances such as pollen, animal dander, mold spores, etc will deprive your dog from ahealthyliving. The most common signs a dog will show when having an allergic reaction are face rubbing, biting, scratching, and chewing the skin. Most allergies are inherited but they can be prevented by avoiding the c...Read More
There is no question that we all love our dogs. That is why we want to keep them happy and healthy all the time. There is one problem that can be easy to overlook but has the potential to be deadly. That problem is dehydration.
Dehydration in dogs is just as important to keep in check as it is in children. The lack of water and nutrient...Read More
Tis the season for fireworks. While it may seem like the perfect opportunity for an outing with your dog, keep in mind that dogs ears 10 times more sensitive than ours. Depending on how close you are to the fireworks display, the booming noise of the fireworks could actually harm your pet’s hearing.
On top of this, fireworks also ...Read More
Very often when we go on vacation it is not possible to bring FiFi or Fluffy along with us. Do you think it’s better to board your pets or use a pet sitter when you are gone? Both of these options will care for your pet when you are gone – the best choice will be what will be better for your pet and whic...Read More