Keeping Your Dog Safe On the Road

Car rides are the favorite of many dogs.  There are some precautions you can take to make sure this activity will be enjoyable for both of you for years to come. If you have any type of car with a trunk open to the inside of the car or with some other vehicles, you can […]

Human Food Could Kill Your Dog

Let’s face it—dogs are not known for being fussy eaters.  Some dogs will eat anything and everything they can get into their mouth.  This isn’t a big problem with many human foods, but there are a few that could be potentially fatal to your dog.   We are all aware that many dogs cannot eat […]

How to Deal With Separation Anxiety

Many dogs are put to sleep by owners who can no longer figure out what to do with a dog that barks or howls constantly when they are gone, destroys things in their absence and basically makes a nuisance of himself.  These people do not understand that the dog is not being disobedient—he is most […]

Household Dog Dangers

Dogs have a tendency of trying to eat just about everything they come across.  In most cases, this causes some slight discomfort.  There are things, however, that can be dangerous enough to cause death to your dog if he eats them.  Following is a brief list: 1) Antifreeze: Many people do not realize it, but […]

Epilepsy in Dogs and Cats

Epilepsy in dogs and cats is similar to that in humans.  The main symptom is a type of seizure. Seizures can come in many forms and several of these are listed below: Generalized Seizures Generalized seizures are the most common type of seizures in dogs and cats. There are several variations of these seizures: 1. […]

Doggie First Aid Kit

As a dog owner, you may find yourself needing to give your dog first aid. Dogs are curious creatures and sometimes get into dangerous situations. When they get into trouble, it will be your job to help.  Many of the problems a dog faces are similar to those of our own. Until you can get […]

Disorders Your Dog May Inherit

A vital part of good prevention is to know the common types of illnesses and disorders associated with particular dog breeds. For dogs, the parts of their body that are most frequently affected by congenital problems are the central nervous system, the eyes, the muscles, and the bones. For instance, the Beagle, Collie, miniature Poodle, […]

Caring For Your Older Dog

Once your dog becomes older it is time to take some preventative steps in order for them remain healthy, happy and active. Have your vet examine your pet annually or more often, if necessary. As in humans, keep your dogs weight within the proper or optimum range. An overweight dog has far more health problems […]

Flea Control

Whether you have a dog or a cat, chances are you will find yourself in need of ridding them of fleas at least once.  Below are a few suggestions to help you with the task. Keep an Eye on Your Pet Watch your pet for commons signs and symptoms of a flea infestation such as […]

Cold and your Cat’s Health

Although your cat may have a furry coat, cold weather can still be extremely dangerous. Imagine how you feel after being out on a cold day for more than a few minutes—even with your winter coat, you are probably still very cold. Cats are the same way, and if you leave your pet exposed to […]