It’s not very uncommon to find roundworms in cats, especially in kittens. When kittens have roundworm infestations, it is usually because the worms have been passed on to them by their mother prior to their birth or following their birth through their mother’s milk. Cats of any age can be infested with roundworms, as can dogs; but these parasites can be particularly hard on kittens. Kittens are much more vulnerable to the problems roundworms can cause … [Read more...] about An In-Depth Guide to Roundworms in Cats
It is instinctual for a kitten to cover up their waste after they are done. It doesn’t matter if they are using a litter box, a sand box, or your potted plant; as long as they have something soft that can bury their waste they will use it. Chances are you would prefer them to use their litter box. Even outdoor cats, which tend do their business in the garden outside, will use their litter box when inside if they have been trained to use it. This is why … [Read more...] about Easy Ways to Learn How to Litter Train a Kitten
When it comes to your dog’s appearance and health, it’s vitally important you know how to groom a dog. Dog grooming is one essential part of dog ownership. If you’re a dog owner, you probably want to keep your canine friend happy and health. Think of it this way: a well-groomed dog will avoid all kinds of diseases like yeast infection; diseases that can make your dog uncomfortable and constantly wanting to itch. When your dog is well-groomed, he/she … [Read more...] about Grooming Your Dog at Home is Safe and Easy
While in our opinions the best way to learn about Guinea Pigs is through first hand experience, research is something that you can not overlook, especially when it comes to caring for an animal. Whether you think you know all you need to know about Guinea Pigs or you are just starting out we are going to take the time to provide you with useful knowledge about Guinea Pigs and their special needs. No matter what type of animal you have or plan to get, it … [Read more...] about How to Care for a Hairless Guinea Pig
Cats are generally considered to be very independent animals. They can often safely be left to their own devices. However, it is also the case that they can provide their owners with a lot of love and affection. In order to have a good relationship with a pet cat is important to be able to understand cat body language, and to interpret cat behavior. Despite the fact that cats are independent they can also be very territorial about where they live. They … [Read more...] about Aggressive Cat Behavior
If you own kittens, then you must be worried about their health. Cats can have serious illnesses that can eventually lead to their death. You do not want that to happen. For you to be prepared, you need to know the most common cat ailment like digestive problems and how to prevent and treat them. What to Do About Kitten Constipation Kitten constipation is pretty common, especially among hand-reared kittens and premature kittens. The reason is because … [Read more...] about Digestive Problems with Kittens
A Guinea pig is special specie belonging to the family of rodents. In contrary to their names they do not belong to a pig family nor are they coming from Guinea, they basically are from Andes and a case of hybridization. This Caviidae family is an important food source for the folk culture of South America as well as medicine and a part of community religious ceremonies. For the people of western society the Guinea pig enjoys the popularity of being a … [Read more...] about Guinea Pig Noises are Understandable
Just like humans, dogs can suffer from allergies. Symptoms in dogs may include gastrointestinal upset, itchy skin (ears, face, feet and underbellies), hot spots, and chronic ear infections. Obviously these symptoms can cause your dog a great deal of discomfort so it’s important to isolate the cause. As a first course of action, your veterinarian may recommended that you switch to a hypoallergenic dog food. Everything You Need To Know about Hypoallergenic … [Read more...] about Will Hypoallergenic Dog Food Help Keep My Pet Healthy?
Cats are carnivores and rely on the nutrients, vitamins and minerals contained in animal tissues to ensure that their specific nutritional requirements are met. Cats living in their natural habitat consume prey that is rich in protein and with a moderate amount of fat and low concentrations of carbohydrates. Their bodies are naturally adapted to need fewer carbohydrates and to metabolise protein faster than dogs and other omnivores. Consequently, it’s … [Read more...] about What is the Best Kitten Nutrition?
Parrot behavior is the subject of a great deal of study and research. Just as parrots in the wild have a social structure and behaviors that communicate their feelings, desires, and moods, companion parrots use behaviors to communicate their needs to their human flocks. You simply have to learn how to read parrot behavior to “speak parrot”. A large part of a parrot’s behavior has to do with taking care of its physical needs each day. The parrot will … [Read more...] about Common Parrot Behavior