31 March 2013

Cat Pregnancy - Delivery Time

Cats have been giving birth for as long as there have been cats, so most mother cats have the instincts they need to make the birth process go smoothly. Supervision from a calm and gentle owner is always a good idea, as sometimes things go wrong. If the mother cat is healthy and has a safe place to have her kittens, usually everything goes well and is over quickly.

30 March 2013

Does Your Dog Have Fleas?

Itch, itch. Scratch, scratch, scratch. 
Does that sound familiar? Hopefully not, but if it does you might be one of the millions of people whose dog has fleas, mites or other minuscule cretins leeching upon him.
Fleas are tiny insects use their long, powerful legs to catapult onto your dog's body, where they burrow into his fur, live off his blood, and raise families of thousands.

29 March 2013

Stop Cats and Fleas From Getting Together

Bread and butter, name and address, and table and chairs are common word pairs. But not cat and fleas.
It's unavoidable, however, for cats to have fleas. That's because the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is one of the most abundant and widespread bloodsuckers in the world. Any cat that goes outside is a perfect target for fleas waiting for their furry ride.

28 March 2013

Tips On Dog Arthritis Prevention

Arthritis is so common in people it should not come as a surprise that it is very widespread with dogs and cats and the numbers keep rising every year.
It may surprise you to know that your dog does not have to suffer with this and other related diseases such as: hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, Joint Inflammation and other painful diseases.

27 March 2013

Cat Arthritis - Symptoms And Treatments

Cat arthritis is a progressive disease characterized by the inflammation of the joints. It tends to be a chronic condition and its symptoms recur, becoming more severe over time. Cat arthritis usually appears in older or geriatric cats but it can also develop in younger pets. It's not very common, but it can be a very uncomfortable, even debilitating disease among our feline friends.

26 March 2013

Getting Rid of That Dog Pee Smell

Getting rid of dog urine from carpets is a big problem many people have faced. No matter what age dog you have, accidents are bound to happen. If you are trying to potty train a puppy, dealing with accidents could be a daily occurrence.

25 March 2013

How to Remove Cat Urine Odor Using a Free Homemade Recipe

Last year we purchased a home that been soiled by the previous owners' cat. 
We thought that having the carpets professionally cleaned would take care of it but it just made the problem worse.

24 March 2013

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight?

Obesity is on the rise for canines. The reasons for this influx are similar to those that humans experience, too much food and too little exercise. The results of obesity are similar for your canine friends too. Studies reveal that 25% of overweight dogs experience severe joint problems.

23 March 2013

How to Help Your Cat Lose Weight?

Everyone loves Garfield, but if your kitty is overweight, it can lead to serious health issues down the road. What can you do to help your kitty lose weight?
- Take kitty to your veterinarian's office. They can easily determine if he/she is overweight and may recommend some things you can do to help.

22 March 2013

Is Your Cat Or Dog Afraid of Fireworks Or Thunderstorms?

Firework phobia can develop in pets, that have previously not been afraid of noises. This can happen if there has been a bad experience, such as standing too close to a firework going off, or just a gradual increase in fear each year.

21 March 2013

5 Ways to Stop Dog Aggression

All dogs need basic dog obedience training. They, like young children, must learn manners. Some dogs bark all of the time, while others show aggressive dog behavior. It is not uncommon to have a dog with behavior problems.

20 March 2013

Ways to Stop Cats Aggressive Behavior

Biting and excessive urination are often the two most common behavior traits that people list about their cats that they do not like. Both of these things are signs of cats aggressive behaviors coming out. It is hard to determine exactly why cats do the things they do, but most researchers can agree that their early experiences weigh heavily on how they behave later in life.

19 March 2013

Help Selecting Dog Toys for Aggressive Chewers

You've just bought a dog and you find out that he is a very aggressive chewer. What do you do? Should you return him to the pet shop and ask for a refund? Should you go through the hassle of buying him chew toys every other day? Fortunately, there is an easier solution to this dilemma. There are now dog toys for aggressive chewers that you can purchase for anywhere between $5 and $25.

18 March 2013

5 Interactive Cat Toys

Let's face it. Cats are picky. Sometimes it takes more than just the usual array of toys to get their attention. All cat owners know the feeling of bringing home a catnip-stuffed mouse or a wheel with a ball in it, thinking your cat will be playing with this toy for hours each day, only to watch as the cat disdainfully sniffs the toy and turns his back on it to go somewhere and lie down.

17 March 2013

Good Dog Health Information

Owning a dog can give a person a great and loyal friend, but it is costly and the first thing to do is pick a vet so he can give you good dog health information on taking care of your pet. Be sure to have the money because pets are costly.

16 March 2013

Looking For Cat Health Information ?

For many of us, cats aren't pets. Rather, they're more like our children, and our best friends. (And, had we lived in ancient Egypt, we would have worshiped them.) So, we naturally want to make sure that they get the best of care. 

15 March 2013

My Dog - My Hero

It's a pretty weighty time, what with crushing economic crises and the weird weather situation. I understand about global terrorism, believe me and there's one horror after the other happening daily on this planet, not to mention the hate and fear mongering that goes with another day in politics.

14 March 2013

Cat Tree Plans Will Make You A Hero

One day my daughter and I were looking for some cool cat tree plans on the internet. We stumbled upon a very funny picture some fellow was proudly showing to the world. It was of a "cat tower" (and I use the term loosely) he'd made for his wife. 

13 March 2013

The History of Dog Clothes

Do you know the history of dog clothes?
Dog clothes were first and foremost worn in the military and regulation enforcement regions, in order to save the dog from neighboring atmosphere and assaults. Nowadays, dogs are also used as watchful sniffers in police departments, army and investigation departments. But a dog's chief responsibility is to be a darling to a person or a family. 

12 March 2013

Pet Clothes and Accessories for Cats

Cats are very sophisticated animals that would really look cute when they are being dressed with different kinds of pet clothes. But they would even look cuter and more adorable when owners buy different kinds of accessories for them.

11 March 2013

Adopting a Stray Dog

Every day people see stray dogs on the streets, wandering neighborhoods, and going from door to door begging for food. Fortunately, there are good hearted people who choose to adopt them, bring them into their families, and give them a chance at a good life.

10 March 2013

Stray Cat Adoption

Adopting stray cats will not only benefit us, but also the cat itself. These cats are the ones we can see around the streets and they are taken into the local shelters to have a temporary home. If we adopt one, then we can provide them the proper caring and love that they need. It is a very pleasurable thing to have cats at home. They can be really cute and cuddly. 

9 March 2013

Small Dog Clothes

Small dog clothes are clothing items and accessories specially designed for small dogs. They are a bit harder to craft, since their small size requires such exact detail, and are therefore not necessarily less expensive than large dog clothes. 

8 March 2013

The Best Clothing For Your Cat

Do you love seeing your cat look fabulous? If so, you should definitely get your pet some excellent cat clothes. Wondering whether cats can wear clothes? Yes, that's true, not only the pooches, but also now cats can get dressed up. However, unlike the pooches which get comfortable in the costumes with ease, cats won't accept clothing as easily. Proper training is needed for cats to make them feel comfortable with clothing.

7 March 2013

Allergies in Dogs

Allergies are one of the most common complaints among dog owners. Truly, not too many puppies have allergies their first year but many are already becoming sensitized to things in their environment. If your puppy already shows signs of allergies, and some do, don't hesitate to get it treated. You may head off a lifetime of trouble if you get a handle on it early. Allergies get worse every year if left untreated.

6 March 2013

What Causes Allergic Reactions in Cats, and What You Can Do About Them?

Many people get allergic reactions to cats, but cats can also suffer from allergies. These are some of the more common feline allergens and what causes them in cats.

5 March 2013

How To Get The Best Drinking Water For Dogs?

While water plays many key roles in dog's bodies, waters' chief functions are to maintain a stable environment inside and around their cells, allowing them to acquire sufficient nutrition and aiding elimination of waste in cells. To provide an optimal environment for life, the water we allow our pets to consume through food and drink must be clean and should supply the body with needed electrolytes. 

4 March 2013

Does Your Cat Drink Enough Water?

Getting your cat to drink enough water can be difficult. Cats need at least one ounce of water a day for every pound of body weight. That means a 9-pound cat needs 9 ounces of water a day (about two quarts per week) to stay healthy. Cats can go without food for a few days but water is very important for them. Loosing 15% of water would actually kill a cat.

3 March 2013

6 Cool Tricks to Teach Your Dog

Now that your dog has mastered all of the necessary commands to be well behaved, it's time to have some real fun! It's easier to teach your dog tricks once he's learned how to respect you and you've earned his trust. Those necessary commands help him to do that.

2 March 2013

Teach Your Cat How to Sit

Although teaching cat tricks such as sitting, staying and heeling is normally not very often accomplished. Cats can be trained in much the same way as dogs. Cats are intelligent creatures with minds of their own which is why they have become renowned for not being taught cat tricks but with a few cat training tips and a little bit of patience, you will soon find that there is nothing that you cannot teach your cat to do.

1 March 2013

Finding the Essential Dog Training Supplies

Dogs are one of the best pets that a human can have as they are not only just pets but they can also be the best companion. Well trained dogs are very impressive to watch and the more your dog is trained the prouder you feel to take it for a walk.