One of the fastest growing health problems in dogs is obesity. There are quite a few reasons for pet obesity. The most important reasons for obesity in pets are over eating and lack of physical exercise. Your pet is possibly overweight because of YOU! With that said, there are several other reasons and it includes:
·  ...Read More
Will you be watching the Super Bowl this Sunday? How about the Puppy Bowl? Even if you only switch over to the Puppy Bowl during the pregame show commercials, it is worth it.
The Puppy Bowl will air for the ninth consecutive year this Sunday from 3pm-5pm ET on Animal Planet.
What is the Puppy Bowl?
The Puppy Bowl is Animal Pla...Read More
Just like any you and I, your dog can gain unhealthy levels of weight and suffer from low energy levels due to being too inactive, especially in the winter. There are ways, however, to combat this with a few simple exercises and everyday physical activities for your dog. Some of these will even work great for older dogs who aren't used to fr...Read More
Thought your cat was entertained by that piece of string? Then you have not put an iPad in front of him. Turn on a fun game app and watch your cat have a ball or check out any of the videos online to see just how much fun a cat can have with an iPad.
It is clear from the hundreds of YouTube videos that cats dig iPads. That is what caught cre...Read More
Cats are indeed unique animals that deserve special attention. They are too sensitive and adorable. And this is why, it’s necessary to hire a cat sitter who can take good take care of your cat. Since pets love being in their home environment, a cat sitter is surely the best option for your cat. With a cat sitter, you can give your...Read More
Hopefully you are out and about with your dog this summer, enjoying the sun. If you are looking for activities and your dog can partake in together, read Activities For You And Your Dog This Summer or Oh The Places You Can Go With Your Dog This Summer!
Now that you know where to go or what to do with your dog, make sure you do it in style! D...Read More
Watch out, Westminster Dog Show, Cat Agility Tournaments have come to town. International Cat Agility Tournaments (ICAT for short) were modeled after dog agility shows, which imitated equestrian shows. Both dog and cat agility shows have gained popularity among dedicated animal aficionados, but most causal pet owners aren’t fa...Read More
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
Rhobo was a Welsh terrier. His first home was with three young boys. He had no discipline and destroyed their house, thus his name. When he was nine months old, he went to another home that lasted his life of sixteen years.
He had his new master’s number and ruled the roost for about one month then they went to obedience training and go...Read More
Just like human beings, cats need regular physical exercise to maintain health in both body and mind. However, while dogs can simply be taken for walks or sessions of ball-chasing, most cats tend to prefer their own structures. Here are some ways to introduce fitness to your feline's lazy lifestyle.
Take at least fifteen minutes out of yo...Read More
#1 Avoiding Yellow-Green or Red Eyes: When you use flash to take your pictures you often get a picture where your pet's eyes come out yellow-green, or red. This change of color which can ruin your picture is from the flash light reflecting off the back of your pet's eye. Whenever you can use natural light to take your pet's p...Read More
#1 Prevention For Paws
Many paw injuries can be prevented with just a little extra care and planning. Do a pre-check in new areas before letting your pet run and play. Check areas for any pet hazards like sharp objects and broken glass that may have been left laying around. Look for any chemicals or toxic liquids that could cause ...Read More
The holidays are over and spring is in the not too distant future. Summer will not be far behind spring - yes this year which has just begun will be flying by in no time and vacations are already being planned across the country.
Where will you go this year? Will you be taking Fido or Kitty-Loo? Do you wonder where you could go an...Read More
It is that time of year once again. Yes, New Year is here. 2011 to be exact. And what do we do when New Year's rolls around? We make resolutions - some we keep, most we do not. Some we wish he had kept when the next New Year comes around. But what about your pets? They really do not understand the whole concept of...Read More
Despite their odd and goofy habits, housecats are extremely intelligent creatures with an insatiable curiosity. So when you play with them, you can make sure you exercise not only their bodies, but their minds. Games that involve tracking by memory as well as smell can be especially effective.
One game that can work is the classic shell...Read More
Ski slopes are open and booming right now and they will be especially busy during the holiday season coming up - check out the pet friendly ski slopes near you and take your furry friend along for extra fun!
Dogs, cats, and even our furry little friends love to romp and play in the snow. Take precautions to protect them from the freezin...Read More
Just like you, your cat needs regular exercise. You know your cat needs to lose a few pounds. Or maybe your are unsure if she is at a healthy weight. In this case, we like Catty Stacks cat houses. Retailed at $17.99, Catty Stacks cat houses can help your cat maintain a healthy weight and have fun while doing it.
Why Do C...Read More
Just because people spend millions upon millions on toys and playsets for cats doesn't mean they have to. A cat can have just as much fun with a cheap arrangement of recycled materials as they can with a hundred-dollar custom playhouse. All they need is a convincingly diverse setup to explore.
The best material with which to build your own ca...Read More
Almost a year ago, a two-year-old black cat named Oscar was caught in a combine harvester and lost his back paws. Unable to walk except for feebly dragging himself forward, his day-to-day quality of life would have been severely reduced, possibly to the point of making euthanasia the best course of action. But a veterinary surgeon from London na...Read More