Imagine if you never had to go through a common upper respiratory cold ever again. While it's not quite within reach for humans just yet, that isn't the case for cats. Courtesy of one type of vaccination, cats can potentially avoid a lifetime of common cold symptoms that can recur even without them being exposed to a sick cat. Here's what you should know about this condition and the vaccine that protects cats from it.
22 March 2020
Getting a new puppy is exciting, but you have to make sure that he or she eats properly to stay healthy. Puppies have unique nutritional and caloric needs. You not only need to know what to feed them, but how much and how often. Fortunately, you have plenty of food options on the market, so finding the right one for your puppy is easier than ever. Here are some tips on choosing and feeding your puppy so that he or she grows up to be a healthy dog.
19 March 2020
If you are considering adopting an Aussiedoodle puppy, then you should know that they are a highly intelligent breed with lots of energy. Aussiedoodles are a hybrid between Australian shepherds and poodles. Both breeds are known for their smartness. Therefore, if you want an Aussiedoodle, you need to prepare to keep him or her engaged to ensure a happy dog. Here are some tips about things you can do to keep your dog entertained: both when you are home, or when you are away.
19 March 2020
Some dogs love to be groomed, and others are downright miserable about the entire process. But what if your dog, rather than just acting annoyed when the groomer runs a brush through his fur, has a habit of acting aggressively when groomed? Here are some tips to help you deal with this situation and keep everyone, from the dog groomer to your dog, safe. 1. Call ahead and tell the groomer about your dog.
18 March 2020
Most people think of golden retrievers as being, well, golden in color. In fact, most are a golden, pale tan color, and this is where the breed got the first part of its name. However, there are some golden retrievers who are a paler color, which some people refer to as white, and others refer to as cream. Often, the majority of their coat is white or very light cream, and their ears are a little darker — the color of a traditional golden retriever.
18 March 2020
If you're looking for a kitten that will love you unconditionally, you're going to love Ragdoll kittens. Ragdoll kittens are known to be one of the more attention-seeking breeds of cats. Here, you will find some information to help you prepare for the homecoming of your new Ragdoll kitten. Create a Safe Space Your kitten will likely get into a bit of trouble while you're not paying close attention. For your kitten's safety, and your own sanity, create a safe space for your kitten to spend his or her time while you're away or busy.
17 March 2020
Bringing a new puppy home is an exciting occasion in any family's life. Miniature Labradoodles are fantastic dogs that can provide your family with many years of joy and love. Like all dogs, mini Labradoodles need care and attention to thrive. Here are four tips to help you navigate life with your new pet: 1. Groom your Labradoodle often. Labradoodles have beautiful curly fur that is soft to the touch. Their fur can make them look a lot like teddy bears.
17 March 2020
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 38.4 percent of American households have at least one dog. Owning a dog is a big responsibility, and it's important to consider a lot of factors before choosing to bring a new dog home. One of these factors when deciding if a dog is right for you is the breed. Here's a look at what you need to know about owning a German shepherd.
13 March 2020
An internship is a paid opportunity that allows future veterinarians to practice their skills in a supportive learning environment. During an internship, you will get outside the classroom. Veterinary clinics, zoos, animal hospitals, and other veterinary medicine facilities offer internships to qualified applicants. Here are four things veterinary intern hopefuls should know when applying: 1. All internships have their own qualifications There are no standardized requirements for all internships. Internships are offered privately, at the discretion of the veterinary practice in question.
10 March 2020
As a dog owner, you want to help your dog maintain optimal health so that they can enjoy a long, happy life. However, there are numerous pests and parasites that can threaten your dog's health. Roundworms are one of these worrisome parasites. A roundworm is an internal parasite that lives in your dog's intestines. It has a flat appearance and can be up to 12 centimeters in length. Here's what you need to know about treating and preventing roundworms.
3 March 2020