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Stop Stressing Cats By Treating Them Like Dogs

People need to remember that cats aren’t dogs.  The cats in particular want us to remember that an animal behavior expert tells the Telegraph. We stress our felines out by expecting them to…

Debunking the Top 6 Dog Myths

I love dogs, and have had the great pleasure of sharing a home with them all my life.  Up until a few years ago, I believed the old “dry nose…

Four Good Reasons To Socialize Your Dog

What things are necessary to provide a healthy life for your dog? Most owners would answer nutrition, regular vaccinations, parasite control, and regular veterinary exams. Few, if any, would answer socialization.…

Dispelling 10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters

Animal shelters are a huge asset to the communities they serve as well as surrounding residents – and, of course, to the animals. Unfortunately, their purpose and contribution to society…

Dental Disease and Dog Food

Daily tooth brushing and professional dental cleanings on an as-needed basis are the best ways to prevent the formation of periodontal disease in dogs, but diet can play an important…

Which is Best for You-A Purebred or Mixed Breed Puppy?

I know people who refuse to adopt, rescue, or buy a mixed breed puppy, swearing that they are less healthy, or less trainable than purebred dogs.  I once talked to…

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.…

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