If your cat has suffered an injury, it may be obvious that you should take her to the animal care hospital. However, cats mask their pain. According to experts, thousands of years of natural selection have led to their hiding pain — their wild ancestors had to mask pain for survival. Other symptoms, though, can indicate to you that your cat is in distress and needs a trip to the hospital.
28 April 2020
The antics of dogs and cats are popular forms of entertainment on social media, yet not everyone who enjoys these videos wants a cat or dog for a pet. Some yearn for a more unique pet, such as a snake, lizard, or other reptile. But bringing a reptile into your home as a pet is a bit more complicated than adding a puppy or kitten. If you are among the growing number of those interested in exploring the idea of having a reptile for a pet, these preparation tips will help you ensure that your home will support the special heat and humidity requirements of this type of pet.
25 March 2020
This outbreak is hard on everyone, but to some degree, life has to go on. For the most part, animal care businesses like dog boarding facilities are considered essential and have thus been exempt from the restrictions passed in many states and counties. As such, if you need to board your dog during this time, you should be able to find an open boarding facility. However, there are a few tips you should follow to keep yourself and others safe, and to streamline this process.
24 March 2020
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