The latest statistics are revealing that a great many of America's pets are obese, from years of being fed table scraps and the wrong kinds of food. Therefore, picking the proper cat food for your feline is not a decision to be considered lightly! Make no mistake about it, cats, dogs, and other of our favorite pets can suffer from many of the same consequences as humans do from obesity: diabetes, heart problems, strokes, and other debilitating … [Read more...] about Choose food for cat: Which is the best?
How to Choose the Perfect Dog For Your Home
Each and every dog has its own unique personality. And, with these unique personalities comes distinctive needs. It can be hard to determine which dog will best fit into your lifestyle and fit in with your own personality! Questions to consider before bringing a new dog to your home: Do you have children? If so, you will want a dog that is patient and playful. Do you live in a home with a big yard? If not, you will need to consider options of how … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Perfect Dog For Your Home
Are your fish sick? Which goldfish diseases do they have?
There are many goldfish diseases, that our friendly and likeable pets can catch. Our pet fish are like any other living creatures, and are susceptible to falling ill from time to time. The biggest and best way to ensure that your wonderful fish are healthy is to make sure that their living environment is the best it can possibly be. If their water world is dirty and polluted, then they have a higher chance of getting sick. Some general goldfish … [Read more...] about Are your fish sick? Which goldfish diseases do they have?
Common things to watch for in pets
Since our pets can’t talk to us when they aren’t feeling well, it’s up to the owner to recognize the signs a pet is showing when something is wrong. And the sooner an owner can recognize there is a problem the sooner the pet can be treated, which may help prevent a mild problem from becoming a serious one. Here is my list of simple things that all pet owners should be able to recognize and should check their pet for on a regular basis. Increased thirst … [Read more...] about Common things to watch for in pets
Cat Home Safety Tips
It’s never an easy time for an owner when their pet is sick or injured. Many people consider their pet to be a close family member, and when it is ill, it is a time of tremendous stress and worry, not only for the pet’s health, but often times, also for the cost of treatment. What can make it even worse for the owner is when they realize that they either caused or could have prevented their pet’s illness or injury. Now they are faced with terrible … [Read more...] about Cat Home Safety Tips
Goldfish – a Magnanimous Pet for All Age Groups
Some people believe that having an aquarium inside their house will bring luck to them, while some others think that running water will bring wealth to them. Whatever it is, watching shimmering movements of goldfish will always make us happy. They even respond to our whistling or call which forms an emotional attachment towards them. Though goldfish is sensitive to long-drawn-out exposure to low water temperatures, it's still considered as a suitable … [Read more...] about Goldfish – a Magnanimous Pet for All Age Groups
Dental Disease in Pets
So, does anyone know what the #1 disease of dogs and cats is? Here are some hints. It is so pervasive that 80-90% of animals over age 4 suffer from some degree of it. It can vary in severity from mild to a more serious condition causing pain, discomfort and possibly involving other organ systems. It is also one of the most overlooked conditions by pet owners and until recently many veterinarians. Know what it is yet? Answer: dental disease. Periodontal … [Read more...] about Dental Disease in Pets
Goldfish Information: Basic Fish Facts
To own goldfish is easy, but you do need to know about some general goldfish information. Keeping healthy fish isn't just going to the pet store and buying a goldfish bowl, and a few fish flakes. It's a serious business, inviting these friendly and loveable pets into your home, and you'll want them to be part of your family for many years. Of course, learning goldfish information will help make this happen. Firstly, you'll need to have a large enough … [Read more...] about Goldfish Information: Basic Fish Facts
Ticks and Fleas in Cats
Just like dogs, cats are also infested by fleas and ticks. These small adorable creatures can’t bear the pain and irritation caused by fleas, ticks, lice and other insects. It is easy to spot fleas on cats because of the short coat. Once you find about parasite infestation, you need to start shopping for cat flea and tick control products. What are Fleas: Fleas are shiny dark brown parasites about 1/12 inches long, covered in small spines. They have a … [Read more...] about Ticks and Fleas in Cats
Children and Cats: Vital Safety Lessons You Need to Know
Children and cats are made for each other. However, there are of course some rules that you should lay down with your kids so that both them and the cat can remain safe as they play and have fun together. Children, have a tendency to hurt cats (particularly small kittens) while playing with them. Although it is not done on purpose, kids lack physical discretion and usually get out of control during play. It is very common for them to bruise or injure … [Read more...] about Children and Cats: Vital Safety Lessons You Need to Know