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.
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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.
When I saw this video the first thing I thought was, shouldn't humans be at least as compassionate as the elephants? Shouldn't our compassion be more than that of these elephants?
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.
Have you been thinking about getting a family pet? I think it's important to have one and here's why.
I had all kinds of animals growing up, chickens, cows, goats, horses, rabbits and dogs. We lived on a farm and I loved it. There was a lot of work involved but just as much fun.
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.
1. Avoid overheating and sunburn – Pets get hot just like humans, so, if your dogs are not inside dogs, provide them relief by placing fans outside, having a wading pool they can get cooled off in
I think this is the cutest idea to make a spacious and comfortable dog bed from an old drawer.
Donna Fanning from Childress, Texas shared this idea on Facebook and allowed eMaxHealth to use the image to share with our readers who have pets.
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.
I don't know about everyone else, but my dog enjoys working out with me. When I do oga, she's right there with me. She's even learned how to mimic 'downward dog' with me.
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.
Your Cat’s Head Needs To Be Higher Than Yours
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.
Dogs bring unconditional love and loyalty into our lives. It is for this reason they're called man's best friend.
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.
Have you ever come home to find your house in shambles, your couch destroyed, trash all over the floor, potted plants scattered across the living room floor, your bed pillows and sheets ripped to s
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?
Just like humans cats can develop hypertension that can have the same negative seen in humans.
Do you have a nagging cough that is out of the norm for you and doesn’t seem to be the result of a cold or flu? Experts warn that your cat could be the cause of your sore throat and other aches and pains.
A CBS News report tells us that the CDC is warning pet owners that their Tabby may be a potential cause of their getting sick. The reason why?
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.
Hyperthyroidism is characterized by the overproduction of the thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), but mostly the latter.
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.
Research published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery sheds light on the disorder that can happen when an older cat is exposed to certain sounds.
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.
The group's latest cause is called "Nobody Touch the Dog" and is aimed at the Chinese government. Their goal is to stop the dog meat trade, mistreatment and slaughter of dogs inChina.
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?
The spice turmeric contains curcumin which is the active ingredient that has been studied to promote health.
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.
Animal abusers have a new reason to think twice before inflicting harm on the voiceless.
Do you have trouble deciding which pet food is best for your Sparky or Tiger? Do you really know what is in the pet food that you place in their bowl every day? Then you are not alone. According to a recent article on healthy eating for pets in the May issue of Experience Life magazine, many people put their trust in pet food companies - when they shouldn’t.
A dog is a man's best friend in more ways than you might imagine.
There have been anecdotal stories for as long as we can remember about how a dog is a man's best friend. The emotional bond which is often seen between dog owners and their pets is generally very impressive. To add to the psychological benefits of dog ownership there are also considerations of improved physical health from taking care of your pet.
The FDA has issued a warning about toxic pet treats that is sickening dogs, some cats and have even been linked to some deaths, but from what exactly remains a mystery.
International Assistance Dog Week (IADQ) was created to recognize all of the devoted, hard-working assistance dogs helping individuals with disabilities and limitations in daily activities.
The relationship between dogs and their owners is strikingly similar to the parent-child relationship in humans, according to a new study published in PLoS One. The study found dogs, like humans, have an innate need to establish close relationships with other people, which may explain why some owners refer to their dogs as their little babies.
Pet dogs have been closely associated with people for around 15,000 years, according to the researchers who investigated the bond between dogs and their owners.