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How to Keep Your Pet From Getting Fat

The temptation to give in to your begging pet is strong indeed.  After all you love them, and that pleading look more often than not results in a tasty reward…

Five Top Tips for Treating Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Ear Infections are one of the most common canine and feline health problems, but that doesn’t mean that veterinarians and owners are all that good at treating them. We all…

10 Ways to Stop Ticks from Infesting Your Dog

Ticks are no fun.  I remember the first time I removed one from my dog, not certain what it was until I stepped on it and blood squirted everywhere.  I’ll not soon forget…

4 Big Reasons Why Ladies Love Men With Cats

Do you have cats?  Are you a guy?  If you answered yes to both questions you just might get lucky. You see ladies love men with pussy cats.   It…

5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool In The Summer Heat

As we are on the cusp of summer, the majority of the country is preparing for warmer temperatures that can potentially have adverse effects on the health of our pets.…

Dog Lovers: FDA Issues Updated Warning on Deadly Chinese Jerky Treats

We’ve been following the saga of pet illnesses associated with jerky treats made in China for years now, and I have to say that the latest U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) update is…

Eating Grass Quite Normal-Why Dogs Eat Grass

My dogs love to munch on grass, and I always thought it was because they had an upset tummy. Well today I learned that just isn’t always the case and that…

5 Signs Your Pet Is Suffering From Allergies

Is your dog scratching vigorously?  Is he sneezing and coughing?  How about runny eyes?  If you pet is exhibiting any of these signs he/she may be suffering from environmental allergens.…

How To Fight Those Feisty Fleas Naturally and Without Chemicals

We all of us would love to get rid of out pet’s fleas without having to resort to expensive treatments that come in the form of rinses, pills, and tablets.…

Retractable Dog Leashes: How Safe Are They?

I’m starting to hate my dog’s retractable leash. I bought it for Apollo as a Christmas present last year. His old one had broken, and he had been relegated to…

Is Your Stressful House Making Your Pet Sick?

Many dogs and cats are very sensitive to household changes. Visitors and houseguests, an active, loud “terrible twos” toddler or construction can all have an impact on your pet’s health.…

R.I.P. Gracie May The Fruit Bat

When you lose a pet you lose a member of your family. The pain and distress is akin to losing a human member of the family. Well, it is if…

Disciplining Your Dog the Right Way

The term “negative punishment” sounds vaguely disturbing.  Both words have such poor connotations it’s hard to believe we should all be striving to use more, not less negative punishment when…

5 Ways You Can Add Years to Your Pet’s Life

All of us dog and cat lovers want what’s best for our beloved pets, and that includes a long, and healthy life.  So, to help achieve that goal, here are…

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