Most cat owners are well aware that their furry little divas can be finicky. The wrong type of cat food can result in a turned up nose and a very temporary hunger strike. Buy the wrong type of litter and your cat could boycott it by finding an entirely new place to eliminate like perhaps the oriental carpet in the & Read more �
Has your cat suddenly started urinating in areas outside her litter box like, say, on a carpeted area or a piece of upholstered furniture? Your cat could be exhibiting symptoms of a urinary tract infection.
Let’s face it—we live in an age of excess and some of our pets are downright spoiled! They’ve got a crate for every life stage, a toy for every holiday and a collar and lead set to match any fashion trend.
If your pet is recovering from a condition that requires a bandage, sling or splint, proper home care is imperative to your Pet's recovery. Complications are much more likely to occur in pets that do not receive proper home care and monitoring.
Splints, slings and bandages can potentially cause very serious problems if they become:
Chewing is a normal behavior for dogs that also relieves boredom or stress. It is a fun part of exploration and play, too. However, some dogs chew and swallow objects they shouldn’t which could result in a life-or-death issue for your dog if the object creates an internal obstruction, like inside his digestive tract.
Pets are one nosey bunch—they like to get their sniffers and paws into everything it seems! With that in mind, use products for your home and yard that are safe for pets and benefit the environment!
-- Consider ditching lawn chemicals in favor of organic fertilizers.
Cleaning the cat’s litter box is a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. According to veterinarians and animal behaviorists, cats can be fussy about where they do their business and if their plastic potty is too full, messy or smelly, they may decide to go “outside the box” on flooring, in the bathtub or some other place you’d & Read more �
If you're planning on traveling with your pet on a commercial airline, here are some tips to help prepare you and your pet for the trip and keep them safe during flight:
Sweltering summer days can put your cat at risk for developing heatstroke. According to Dr. Robyn Jaynes, PetSmart’s vet expert, heatstroke occurs when your pet’s body temperature, normally 102 degrees, rises to 105 to 110 degrees. It is a serious medical condition that can be deadly. Learn how to spot the signs and what to do if your cat & Read more �
Whlle snakes may be frightening to some of us humans, they are fascinating to your pet. And if your pet happens upon a snake, it could be a deadly encounter. Poisonous snake bites can be fatal to pets if not treated immediately and even non-venonomous snakes can pose a danger to your pet.
Help reduce the chances of your pet encountering & Read more �