Dressing your pet up for Halloween? Just like with our human children, there are some safety issues to take into consideration when costuming your four-legged kids. So before you strap on that little witch hat or tie on those angel wings, here are some safety tips from the Humane Society of the United States to ensure you and your & Read more �
Is the economy nipping at your wallet? Make your pet budget go further with these handy tips:
Need last-minute gift ideas for the pets on your holiday shopping list?
Industry experts suggest gifts that are fancy, whimsical and aromatic. They're ideal for any pet and reflect the latest trends, so even though you waited until the last minute to buy it, it won't look like you did.
Indoors-Only is Best
Researchers estimate that indoor-only cats live almost twice as long as cats allowed outdoors. The single best way you can ensure that your cat has a long, healthy life is to keep it indoors. The following are just a few of the many dangers your cat will face if you let it outside.
The weather is getting warmer, and when temperatures go up, you will need to make some adjustments for your dogs. Here are some points to keep in mind:
Whether it's curling up by the fire, brewing hot apple cider, or bundling up in a soft cashmere sweater, cold weather comforts help us through brisk autumn days and cold winter nights. Throw in flu season, too many parties, and the extra work of holiday preparations and it's a wonder we make it through the winter at all. Just as & Read more �
Don't let the fear of hurting your dog keep you from taking good care of her feet and nails. Clipping her nails will be as easy as clipping your own nails once you learn how it's done.
All dogs need proper foot and nail care. Nails that are not kept short will grow too long and become irritating and painful & Read more �
Even if you don't have children in your home, it's a good idea for your pet to get used to being around kids, because typically it will happen at some point. While it's generally easier to socialize a puppy, dogs and cats of any age can be trained to behave properly when children are around. The most important thing to remember & Read more �
Pets often consume more calories than their bodies need. Obesity can aggravate respiratory problems, diabetes, arthritis and heart disease. Just a pound or two may make a difference in a pet's health, so while exercising is vital to a pet's health, watching your pet's diet and weight are just as important.