When we talk about our pets, there’s no doubt we feel the ethereal love and compassion we inevitably carry. As natural parents, dogs are like the children we’ll never be able to communicate with, but it doesn’t mean we can’t learn to understand them. As time goes by, we start to comprehend when they are feeling ecstatic, happy or blue. Eventually, we develop a sixth sense that tells us when things are not okay.
I’m sure you already had an upset stomach before. The first thing you probably tried was some ginger ale, or cracker, or maybe Pepto-Bismol to settle down your tummy. But do you know what the best thing to do when your furry friend is suffering from some digestive issues is? As a dog owner, I understand when doggie is experiencing an upset tummy, he will naturally start to eat grass. For us, humans, it may seem like abnormal behavior, and we may wonder what is so delicious about that grass, but for dogs, it can reduce discomfort when the tummy is feeling sick. read more
Just like human beings, dogs also need to have their nails trimmed on a regular basis to help prevent them from growing long. In order to achieve this from home, you will have to purchase a pair of long nail clippers. However, you will need to have some knowledge on canine nail clippers in order to be in a position of finding the best clippers for your dog. You also have to know how to trim the dogs nails without distressing or hurting her. read more
Most likely the first animals to be domesticated by early man, dogs haven’t been dubbed “man’s best friend” for no reason. Hundreds of millions of households around the world share their home with at least one dog. In addition to that, countless millions of canines are considered “free-range,” meaning they roam streets and neighborhoods around the world. read more
Taking your pet regularly to the vet is praiseworthy; as you are responsibly taking care of your furry (or winged/scaled) friend. However, we are not always able to instantly take our pet to the doctor’s office once an incident occurs. There are so many things one could do to help the animal in the meantime. Also, there are plenty of situations that you can resolve on your own, without expert help; you’ll just need some professional equipment. To this end, and without further ado, here is a list of all the essentials for your pet first aid kit. read more
It’s true that warm and sunny weather brings joy to everyone. However, it also brings certain concerns especially when we talk about a dog’s health.
Lyme disease in dogs is definitely one of the most common diseases that cause symptoms in only 10% of affected dogs. read more
Dogs of all ages, breeds, shapes, and sizes have a need to chew. They explore the world around them with their mouths, just like we explore ours with our hands. This is why every dog should always have a chew toy to fulfill this need instead of chewing other items you have in your home. read more
Is your cat acting weird lately? Has your friendly feline lost interest in socializing and playing with their favorite friends? Is she or he eating, sleeping, or meowing more or less like they used to do? If so, then this post is perfect for you. Read on to know why your cat is acting weird and learn how you can manage those changes. read more
You open up your local newspaper to see a breathtakingly adorable ad about a new litter of puppies on sale in your area! Captivated, you call the breeder immediately and set up a time to meet at a local dog park. Perfect! The next day, you receive your new furry best friend. read more
Lupus is a serious condition that does not only happen to humans but also to some animals, especially dogs. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body produces antibodies to attach varying organs, as well as cells and tissues.
It is definitely heartbreaking to find out that your precious dog has lupus. Worst, realize it too late. While it’s not a good habit to obsess about the possibility of your pets developing a serious disease, it’s also not a bad idea to educate yourself about various health problems in dogs and find out how they can be prevented or cured. read more