Nothing causes more distress than when one of our furry friends gets sick. Dog owners as well as cat owners want the best health for their beloved family members. Heartworm is a serious condition that can take you by surprise so you’ll want to be familiar with heartworm treatment and prevention as well as some dangerous myths that abound about hearworms.
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Doctors of veterinary medicine warn about the dangers of "kissing" pets in certain areas of the human body and say the thing as if dog's mouth is cleaner than the human is false. Here is why you shouldn't let your dog lick your face or at least certain parts of it.
There is a dangerous trend of vegan dog and cat owners feeding their pets a vegan diet. Not only is feeding your cat or dog going against the very nature of what they need to thrive, it can be disastrous for their health and shorten their life.
According to the Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics, there are about 95 million pet cats and 83 million pet dogs in the United States, and with the growing number of people choosing to be vegan or vegetarian, it is no wonder that pet owners are opting for a more plant based diet, for their cats and dogs. So, if you are thinking about starting to feed your pet a plant based diet, these Vegan recipes for cats and dogs will help you.
Just like humans, dogs can get worked up about loud noises especially on the 4th of July. This can make the 4th of July holiday a challenge for any household, especially if your dog is home alone on the 4th of July. If you’ve got a skittish or hyperactive dog that reacts poorly to the 4th of July holiday, you’ll want to try these natural over the counter dog sedatives to help calm him safely and effectively.
The family of a baby elephant rushes to unbelievable rescue when a baby elephant falls in pool in Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea.
This easy DIY natural dog and cat urine removal home remedy method can eliminate the pet urine smell from your home forever, repelling your pet from ever returning for a repeat performance.
Pets are family for most people and some people even consider their fur babies children. Keeping them safe is as important as keeping our human kids safe. Here my summer checklist of 10 ways I’ve found to keep your dog safe this summer. Most of these suggestions go for other pets as well as dogs.
This is the best way to exercise ever. We all know workouts can be boring, but Doga - exercises with dogs - can spice things up and even make it so you can look forward to a workout.
There are many essential oil benefits, but did you know one of them is altering the behavior of your cat? If you have had enough of your cat climbing on furniture or counters, you can rest easy knowing there's a natural remedy that will work effectively and safely in keeping your cat at bay. You can control your kitty's behavior naturally and instead lure them to the places you want them be using these essential oils.
Childhood type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented by early exposure or by owning a dog, however, increased risk for type 1 diabetes was seen among children exposed to retrievers.
Separation anxiety in dogs and other pets is a real problem, but Crate training and providing stimulation can possibly be working solutions to cure separation anxiety in pets.
New guidelines for veterinarians highlights the important of regular blood pressure checks for our feline friends. Why is getting your cat's blood pressure checked so important?
The relationship between hyperthyroidism in cats and flame retardants may seem a bit unusual. According to the authors of a new study in Environmental Science & Technology, however, there appears to be a link, while another study had different findings.
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown reason older cats can have seizures that pet owners will want to know about. It seems there are certain sounds that trigger seizures in older cats that is a newly identified syndrome termed feline audiogenic reflex seizures or FARS bust previously dubbed Tom and Jerry Syndrome after the cartoon cat that is so easily startled.
Animals Trust ONLUS is on a mission that spans the globe. They are a dedicated group of caring individuals who partnered in 2013. Founder, Sergio Barbesta and other two partners formed the group to provide an international voice for animals that could help stop abuse and neglect and help preserve our natural environment through petition, education, volunteerism, activism and networking. Their newest mission is to help dogs in China.
Many people that own animals, from dogs to horses to cats, give turmeric supplements, paste or powder to their furry friends to help promote optimal health. A simple online search yields much information about the potential benefits of the spice as an anti-infective, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory agent and more. But is turmeric good for animals? What do studies show?
Animal abusers will see a big change in punishment beginning next year. The FBI is taking a stance for animal and human welfare by changing animal abuse laws. Next year animal abuse and cruelty will be handles the same as more serious crimes, like homicide.