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Camping With Dogs

Camping With Dogs

Camping trips are the perfect outings to unwind, especially since you can bring your dog along. Camping offers about everything a dog desires...outdoor exploration, delicious food cooked over open flames and quality time with their owners! Preparation For Dog Camping...

Do Dogs Have Good Memories?

Do Dogs Have Good Memories?

Living with dogs, you may think they have pretty good memories - after all, dogs who've been through obedience training remember commands and hand signals. Furthermore, dogs seem to have a good memory for “place”, meaning they always know which fence is the most fun...

Cat Cafes – A Must For Cat Lovers

Cat Cafes – A Must For Cat Lovers

Cafes for cats have become popular worldwide, with many turning up around the United States. These cafes not only offer caffeinated beverages, but also the chance to play and snuggle with cats.   Purpose Of Cat Cafes Cafes for cats are not just for entertainment....

Ways to Help a Constipated Dog

Ways to Help a Constipated Dog

It's just as important to pay attention to what comes out of your pet as to what goes into your pet. The Seriousness of Dog Constipation Dogs have sensitive digestive systems. Any gastrointestinal problems can be a sign of an issue needing help. Most people worry...

Helping Blind Pets

Helping Blind Pets

Cats and dogs can become blind either gradually or suddenly for many reasons. Diabetes leads to cataracts, which cause clouding of the lens and blindness eventually. Disease of the retina in the back of the eye causes either gradual or sudden blindness. Other causes...

A Dog’s Favorite Person

A Dog’s Favorite Person

Everybody wants to be a dog's favorite. It's all about attention, socialization, positive association, and personality.  A dog's favorite person may not always be their primary caregiver. How do they choose their favorite person? Is it possible to change their mind?...

House Fire Safety and Your Pets

House Fire Safety and Your Pets

For people who adore their pets, the prospect of their home catching on fire while they're away is horrifying. Many people rely on the window and door stickers that say something along the lines of “firefighters, save our pets” to alert the firefighters to the...

Keeping Your Cats Teeth Clean

Keeping Your Cats Teeth Clean

Cats cannot tell us if they are feeling discomfort when they eat or if they have a toothache, but they can suffer from dental issues that are painful and can have a serious impact on their overall health. Cats are masters at hiding their pain so you would not...

Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs

Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes mellitus affects dogs of any age, but early detection is the best thing to ensure your dog continues living a healthy, happy life. Yearly wellness visits are important for early disease detection in dogs, but if you know the symptoms and signs of diabetes in...

High Protein Foods and Cats

High Protein Foods and Cats

As more research is done in the field of veterinary nutrition, we can help pet owners learn how to keep their pets healthy and happy, with one of the most enjoyable and important aspects of their daily care...food. Research is showing one of the most important dietary...

Keeping Large Dogs Healthy

Keeping Large Dogs Healthy

Special consideration needs to be taken into account if you have a large dog or are thinking of adopting one. These include common health issues found in larger breeds, certain nutritional needs, and their requirements of physical activity. You also need to be aware...

Keeping Medium-Sized Dogs Healthy

Keeping Medium-Sized Dogs Healthy

Medium-sized dogs can play like bigger dogs, which appeals to many owners, but can still be lap dogs and are the perfect size between small and large breed dogs. They require balanced nutrition, regular exercise, mental stimulation, and routine health care. For...

Keeping Small Dogs Healthy

Keeping Small Dogs Healthy

Due to their compact size, small dogs are becoming increasingly popular. We must consider that, due to their small size, they have certain nutritional needs and a genetic predisposition to certain health problems. If you care for them properly, small breeds have a...

Stomach Upset in Dogs

Stomach Upset in Dogs

You probably reach for crackers or ginger ale when you have an upset stomach, but what should you do when your dog has an upset stomach? There are some specific things you can do to help your canine.   Why Do Dogs Get Upset Stomachs? There are various reasons...

Grooming Secrets for Dogs

Grooming Secrets for Dogs

You probably assume that your dog grooming responsibility ends when you drop your dog off at the groomer. Since it’s the groomer’s job, let them worry about unruly behavior in the tub and matting fur, right? Groomers would beg to differ!   The Dog Groomer’s Job...