If you're looking to feed your cat a lower-calorie diet, three types of cat foods fall in this category: light or lite foods, less reduced calorie foods and less or reduced fat foods.
Reduced calorie and reduced fat foods are recommended for weight loss while light and lean foods are usually recommended more for weight management or if your pet & Read more �
When it comes to nutrition, kittens are a lot like children -- they need a balanced diet to grow. Find out what brand of food your kitten was eating before you adopted it, and continue feeding it this food if possible. If you want to switch brands, do so gradually. Begin by mixing a little bit of the new food & Read more �
Among the viruses that can infect your Pet and cause inflammation of the stomach and intestines:
The deadliest of the intestinal viruses, parvovirus sloughs away the intestinal lining, causing mild to severe, bloody diarrhea and dehydration--a frequent cause of death. It also affects the bone marrow and immune system.
A common virus in areas with high dog & Read more �
Many strive for it...a lush, green lawn that is the envy of the neighborhood. However, the quest to obtain the perfect lawn may be putting your pet's health at risk. Chemicals found in fertilizers and pest-control products may harm your pets as they romp in locations where these products are used. Following are some tips to avoid compromising your pet's & Read more �
Nothing puts a damper on fun like the appearance of fleas! If you're not prepared for them, they can infest your pet and your entire house. And as if the itching and scratching they can cause isn't enough of an annoyance, your pet can also develop a reaction to fleas if he is allergic to their bite. Fleas will feed & Read more �
With concern growing over the spread of the West Nile virus, here are some guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to help answer your questions in regards to pets.
Fleas are Born on Your Dog
Flea eggs are laid on your dog, then roll off wherever your dog spends most of his time ... your carpeting, your pet's bed, your bed, your sofa and other areas you may or may not be aware of.
Most Fleas are Immature
Over 95% of the flea population is immature -- & Read more �
Fleas are one of your pet's greatest enemies. These tiny, wingless insects jump onto cats, dogs, and people and ingest their blood. Fleas flourish worldwide in moderate humidity and temperatures; only extreme, prolonged cold weather kills them. Their complex life cycle includes several microscopic stages including egg, larvae, and pupae. Fleas can live for several months.
What are the Dangers & Read more �