Bringing home a kitten can be a great way of adding a loving companion to your home. Yet, kittens have an assortment of needs that must be met for them to develop into well-adjusted cats. If you just acquired your first kitten, you may find these basic care tips helpful as you care for your new pet. Keep Your Kitten Separated From Your Other Animals For The First Few Days
15 December 2016
The winter season can be quite enjoyable for your dog. He can run around in the snow in your backyard and have tons of fun. However, cold weather can also pose several dangers for a pup, so it's important to watch your dog extra carefully and make sure he is safe. Here are five helpful tips for keeping your dog safe in the winter: Monitor Your Dog's Behavior Outside Whether you are taking your dog for a walk or letting him play in your backyard, pay attention to how he is behaving.
14 December 2016
If your kitty is padding around the house on what look like oversized baseball mitts, then you are the proud pet parent of a polydactyl cat, also commonly known as a Hemingway cat. Find out why some cats are blessed with extra toes and how to keep your feline friend's extra digits healthy. What Is Polydactylism? In the Greek language, poly means many, and dakulos means fingers. Normally, cats sport five digits on each front paw and four digits on each rear paw.
14 December 2016
The holiday season can be stressful for your cat. They may not be fond of all the bustle and strange visitors in the home. In many cases, they will simply seek out a quiet place to nap and wait out the season. There are also important safety concerns that accompany the winter holidays when it comes to your cat. The following tips can help you avoid a feline emergency. Tip #1: Cover the tree water
13 December 2016
Knowing your cat is one of the most important responsibilities you have as a cat owner. This ensures that you know when your cat is sick. Once their behavior changes, this could indicate a sign of illness and you should take them to the vet. Cats won't often let their owners know when they are hurt or feeling ill, so you must take note of their behaviors to ensure that you absolutely know when the vet needs to be called.
16 February 2016
What parent doesn't love to look over at their young child cuddled up on the couch with their little puppy or kitten? One of the best parts of childhood is having a pet. It teaches a child how to take responsibility, as the child now needs to ensure that the pet has the proper food, water and grooming. However, one of the downsides to a young child having a pet is that pet surgeries can be just as scary for your child as the pet.
12 February 2015
For many Americans, the holiday season brings with it household decorations, large gatherings of people, and lots of food. While these aspects of the holiday season can be very entertaining for household dogs, they can also be hazardous to their health. Here are a few tips on how to keep your dogs safe this holiday season. Keep food from falling to the ground. If you host a family gathering, it's likely to involve quite a bit of delicious food.
13 November 2014
If you have a dog that constantly sheds even out of the normal time of year, there are some reasons why. For example, it could be due to their diet, pests, allergies, and more. It can also be very hard to control all that hair. Spay or Neuter After a female goes through a heat cycle, they typically drop their coat. You can control this if you get them spayed. Spaying or neutering your dog is very important, and is something you should have done as soon as you can.
13 November 2014