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Essential Tips for Moving Houses with Pets

Essential Tips for Moving Houses with Pets

Moving to a new house can be hard on pets. Our animals are creatures of habit, so changing their surroundings might be a challenge for them. When it comes time to buy a new home and move your family, use this guide to help you make your pet comfortable throughout the...

The Costs of Dog Ownership

The Costs of Dog Ownership

Understanding the typical costs involved in dog ownership Being a dog owner requires an investment or money, time, and energy, but how much does it cost to care for a dog properly? Dog care may be within your budget or not so let’s examine the costs involved in canine...

Cats and Coconut Oil – What You Need to Know

Cats and Coconut Oil – What You Need to Know

Coconut oil has been used in cooking for decades but recently, it’s become the darling of the “all-natural,” “holistic,” and “integrative medicine” world as well as top skincare and cosmetics item. Coconut oil is everywhere and buzzworthy.  For every human food trend,...

Fish Nutrition Basics

Fish Nutrition Basics

Fish are lower-maintenance pets, but a pet fish is only as healthy as his diet and water conditions. Fish need the same attention paid to proper nutrition as other pets even if they only eat tiny portions of food each day. Understanding the nutritional needs of your...

Puppy Development between 8 – 12 Weeks

Puppy Development between 8 – 12 Weeks

We adopt puppies during one of the most important times in a dog’s entire lifetime. This time is the imprinting stage. Most puppies go to their new homes between eight to twelve weeks of age. This is a point of rapid change and brain development. The puppy has just...

Zoonotic Diseases

Zoonotic Diseases

Illnesses You Can Get from Your Pet   During a public health crisis, we all are concerned and worried about communicable illnesses. There are concerns about COVID-19 and our pets, but it serves to remind us there are other illnesses that we must protect our pets...

Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals

Requirements, Rights and Registration   How to Register an Emotional Support Animal? Emotional Support Animals are considered a valuable part of mental wellness and care. Therapy animals have long been used in mental health inpatient and outpatient programs and...

Cat Ownership with Cat Allergies

Cat Ownership with Cat Allergies

How To Enjoy Feline Friends Despite Allergies Some people are afraid of cats and others who dislike them but for those who avoid cats due to being allergic to them, there are ways you can have your favorite allergen as a pet depending on the severity of your...

Dog Poop Considerations

Dog Poop Considerations

What to Look for With Bowel Changes? As a dog owner, you know all about dog poop, especially the poop of your own dog. You can easily notice if your dog has loose bowels or constipation and even constipation can be a medical emergency. How much should your dog poop...

Betta Fish 101

Betta Fish 101

Information about the Proper Care of Betta Fish The betta or “Siamese Fighting Fish” is a popular pet and one of the most spectacular freshwater ornamental pets. It is a low-maintenance pet but to properly take care of a betta is more involved than cleaning the...

Goldfish Care

Goldfish Care

The goldfish is one of the “starter pets” of most people and most people who decide to keep fish. The goldfish is a beloved and iconic pet and easily recognized. With breeders creating a great variety of goldfish to be kept as pets, everyone knows what a goldfish...