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stop cat hairballs

How Do I Stop Cat Hairballs?

When it comes to cats, dealing with frequent hairballs is the nature of the beast. Cats are groomers, and unfortunately they swallow the majority of the fur that they lick, causing a healthy regurgitation...
how to find lost cat

Tips For Finding A Lost Cat

There is nothing more heartbreaking than looking for your cat and not being able to find her. You look in all of her favorite places and even ones she doesn’t always frequent. If your cat...
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Cat Whiskers and if it is Safe For You to Cut Them?

Is It Safe To Cut Your Cat Whiskers? Cat whiskers serve a crucial part of the feline anatomy. Care of your pets includes maintenance procedures of the body, their hair, and fur. Although dogs are...
4th of july pet safety tips

Must-Know 4th Of July Safety Tips

Independence Day is right around the corner, and while festivities are a ton of fun for humans, they can be seriously scary for your dog or cat. In fact, according to Pet Amber Alert,...
Getting your dog to take his medicine

A Spoonful of Sugar: How to Get Your Pet to Take His Meds

No one likes taking medications, and it can be much harder to get your dog to take his meds. After all, you cannot reason with him, so you won’t be explaining the best way...
why is my dog dragging his butt

Why Is Your Dog Or Cat Dragging Their Butt On The Floor?

Although it is disturbing to see your cat or dog dragging his butt across your carpet or floor as if he or she is wiping off fecal matter, this sometimes is not the actual truth...
Can Dogs Get Ebola

Can Dogs Get Ebola?

It's one of the biggest questions being asked today.
Keep you dog cool this summer

How To Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summertime in all its glory is nearly upon us, and, while we may love the summer, it is important to protect ourselves from too much heat exposure, as it can be dangerous.  Our pets...
how to identify animal cruelty

How to Identify Less Obvious Forms of Animal Cruelty

Animal cruelty goes far beyond yelling or hitting. Sometimes the abuse isn't visible at first glance. Fortunately, there are ways for the savvy eye to recognize when an animal is mistreated even if it's not...
Is fish oil good for your dog

Does My Dog Need Fish Oil Supplements?

There's been a lot of hype over the last few years of the benefits of fish oil supplements in the human diet. Fish oil, otherwise known as omega 3 fatty acids, are highly beneficial...
french bulldog puppy vaccinations

Puppy Vaccinations Schedule and Tips

After you adopt a puppy, be sure to keep to keep to a puppy vaccinations schedule. Just like with human babies, puppies also need protection from certain viruses and illnesses. Why Puppy Vaccinations are Important When first...
ibuprofen and your pets

The Dangers of Ibuprofen for Pets

Before using Ibuprofen for pets, it's important to learn of the dangers involved. It's upsetting when pets are hurting. Whether it's a sudden injury or something that's crept up with age, most pet owners want...
Sad dog in crate

Dog Boarding vs. Pet Sitting? Which is Better for Your Pet?

Which is better, dog boarding or pet sitting? Going out of town for a vacation or overnight trip requires planning – especially if you have kids and pets. Kids can come with their parents...
Heimlich on your dog

How to Perform Heimlich Maneuver on Your Dog – Save Him From Choking

If you're a dog owner, you probably already know Fido will chew on just about anything and hard to get your dog to stop chewing on everything - food or not. Bones, toys, treats,...
What to do if your dog gets car sick

Riding in Cars with Dogs: What to do if Your Dog Gets Car Sick

Motion sickness is a very common thing. If you're prone to it, you know  it can make your trip miserable. The same is true for dogs who get car sick. It’s no fun for them, or...
dog bones safety

Are Bones A Safe Treat For Dogs?

Dogs and bones go together like peanut butter and jelly. It seems as though the two are an inseparable attraction, as if there's no other treat that would make a dog so happy. Canines...
Essential Oils For Your Pet Injury

Essential Oils For Dog Wounds

If your dog has a wound, the first step to take is to clean the wound and inspect it for severity. Some wounds require medical attention; if this is the case, seek veterinary care....
Are Fleas Becoming Immune

Are fleas becoming immune?

A Google search for “Are fleas becoming immune?” will result in a repeat of this question paired with “Frontline” for the majority of the hits on page one of Google.  The reading is interesting,...

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