11 July 2016
Moving can be a stressful event, even for your pets. Sudden changes in daily activities or living arrangements can send your dogs into a bout of depression. If you've recently moved, and your dog is exhibiting signs of depression, such as sleeping more often, or not running to the door when you come home, you're going to need to make some adjustments to help pull them out of the blues. Here are three simple steps you can take to help your pet recover from depression.
11 July 2016
Losing a beloved dog, or a pet of any kind, can be as traumatic as losing a human family member. Unfortunately, pets do not live as long as their human companions do. When the time comes and your furry family member crosses the rainbow bridge, here are a few ways to memorialize your pet and keep your dog's undying love alive. Customized Book or Videos Gather up photos of your dog and have family members write little stories about special times spent with it.
4 July 2016
If you thought arthritis was something that only affected humans, you're wrong. Unfortunately, arthritis can also affect your dogs. If you have a dog that's advancing in years, it might be time to have it tested for arthritis. This is particularly true if your dog has a hard time moving in the morning or is walking more slowly than it used to. Large dogs, such as Saint Bernard's and Great Danes are particularly vulnerable to arthritis.
28 June 2016
When you're leaving home and need to board your pet, your main concern is likely making sure that they'll be comfortable. You don't want to put them in a situation where they will be feeling anxious, since this could cause them to act out. However, it can be difficult to determine whether or not a particular boarding facility is the right choice. Use this information to help you learn more about what to look for when selecting a pet boarder.
24 June 2016
Discovering that your cat is injured and in pain can be traumatic and stressful – for both you and the cat. Knowing what to do and how to do it can ensure that you are able to get the cat safely to the vet for treatment. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Take it slow Ignore any urge to scoop your cat up quickly and race out the door. First, a cat in pain may lash out, even if they are normally gentle.
9 June 2016
Cats are cute and playful and make great pets for single individuals, as well as large families. Shortly after adopting your precious cat, it is best to make an appointment to see your local veterinarian. Cats require a series of vaccinations that are important in keeping them healthy so that they can live full and happy lives. Below is a list of the top vaccines and an explanation as to why your pet needs them.
17 January 2016
Owning a dog and working full-time isn't mutually exclusive. The key is being able to get through the puppy stage in a way that sets both you and your new best friend up for a successful and happy life together. The following are a few tips to get your started. Tip #1: Get a crate and a pen. You may have heard that crate training is the key to a well-adjusted and happy dog that doesn't make messes indoors.