31 May 2013

You have a anemic dog or not ?

Anemia in dogs occurs when there is an insufficient amount of red blood cells in the body. This can occur because the body is losing red blood cells too quickly to replace them, or if the body simply isn't producing red blood cells fast enough. Anemia isn't a disease, but is a symptom of an underlying condition. So, what exactly causes dog anemia?

30 May 2013

How to know - Anemia in Cats ?

Anemia in cats is a condition that occurs when there is not enough hemoglobin or red blood cells produced. It is not a disease, but merely a symptom of an underlying condition or disease. So, what exactly causes it?

29 May 2013

Safe Travel With Your Dog

Life can be a lot more fun if you travel with your dog, in fact, the majority of pet owners treat their dogs just like they are a member of their own family. They will take them everywhere that they go and will treat them to the same necessities and luxuries that they bestow upon their own children. If you do take your dog with you on road trips you will no doubt want to consider safe car travel with your dog.

28 May 2013

Good Travelling with Your Cat

Whether it be by car, by train, by airplane or boat, it`s not always easy to travel with your cat. It is necessary to always arrange certain things in advance - the tickets, an adequate kennel, tranquilizers, and water - in order to assure him maximum comfort and avoid any irregular meowing during the many hours of travel...

27 May 2013

Ring Worm in Dogs

Ringworm is one of the most common diseases in pets, especially dogs. Unlike its name, Ringworm is not a worm but fungi called Dermatophytes that thrives on dead tissues present on skin surface and follows circular path to spread infection.

26 May 2013

Ringworm in Cat - CAN Hurt You

While cats can be afflicted by several types of worms, ringworm in fact is a fungal infection, not a worm. Ringworm is a fungus that can affect cats, dogs, and humans. While there are several different forms of ringworm, the most common form of ringworm in cats is caused by Microsporum Canis, or M. Canis. If you are a pet owner, you should be know how to identify and treat ringworm, and should be aware how it is transmitted.

25 May 2013

Does Your Dog Have Gingivitis?

Gingivitis is inflammation of the gum causing them to become red and swollen, this condition is mostly caused by the buildup of plaque. Plaque is the result of when bacteria which is normally found in the mouth mixes with starches and proteins from the saliva, plaque is very gritty in nature and sticks to the teeth. This plaque later on tends to become tartar which accumulates near the gum line.

24 May 2013

Cats With Gingivitis and How to Resolve it ?

Cats with gingivitis are all too common. Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums. One of the main reasons for this in cats, is the lack of raw bones in their diet. A cat who has daily bones, such as chicken necks or chicken wings, to crunch up, rarely has gingivitis.
Raw bones in a healthy cat's diet serves at least four purposes:

23 May 2013

Antibiotics For a Dog UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

Antibiotics for dog UTI are the first line of defense against this common condition most often seen in older female dogs. Though older females are the most vulnerable, all ages and genders are susceptible. More than likely one or more of these factors will influence your vets decision as to what antibiotics for dog UTI are appropriate for your pets unique situation.

22 May 2013

Should You Use an Antibiotic For Cat UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) ?

Want to know which antibiotic for cat UTI is most effective? The medicine you use is important because if your cat has a urinary tract infection which does not heal completely, it could turn into a recurring infection. Worse yet, the infection could spread into the kidneys, causing further complications. In this article, you'll learn which antibiotics vets typically prescribe for UTI along with alternative forms of treatment.

21 May 2013

Dog Rabies

Rabies is one of the most common viruses that affect animals, especially dogs. Though the rate of humans dying out of rabid dog bites is quite less in America, the deaths due to rabies infection are high among developing countries. It has been estimated that even today, in spite of invention of effective rabies vaccinations at least one person dies of rabies infection every ten minutes.

20 May 2013

Good information - Rabies in Cats

Most people associate rabies with dogs. However, rabies in cats is much more common nowadays. This disease is caused by a virus that is almost always deadly.

19 May 2013

Good Information about Samoyed Puppy

The Samoyed is a high energy dog that likes the outdoors. They are designed for cooler climates and need plenty of grooming care to look good. They love their human family and tend to favor one person. They may have trouble with other pets so they need early socialization. They generally love older children. As a reminder, never leave a child unsupervised with a puppy or dog.

18 May 2013

Persian Cats

Of all the cat breeds in the world, none is more distinctive or highly recognized than the Persian. Their look is almost stately, conjuring images of riches and opulence, especially white Persian cats, but this breed brings to the table more than simply good looks. Their calm and loving temperament makes them a joy to have around the house and a wonderful, loyal companion.

17 May 2013

Dog Christmas Gift, Free Ideas

For people who do not own dogs, getting a dog a Christmas gift might seem a little bit crazy. But for those of us who love our dogs like children, getting our dogs a Christmas gift is a natural thing that we want to do.

16 May 2013

10 Christmas Gifts For Cat Lovers

Are you like me & racking your brain wondering what on earth to buy that cat lover in your life, this Christmas?
You've got them stocked up over the years with address books, knitting bags, soft toys & ornaments etc.

15 May 2013

Dog Door Replacement Flaps

They say that a dog is normally mans best friend. Usually a much loved pet that be cuddled and share many long and happy years together.
Be sure that you get the exact dog door replacement flaps because the wrong one can cause misery.

14 May 2013

You Need a Cat Flap ? how to use it ?

If you do allow your cat to go outside, you know how frustrating it can be when your cat wants to go in and out and in and out throughout the day. To avoid having to get up all the time to open the door, you may just want to invest in a cat flap.

13 May 2013

Understanding the Hypothyroidism in Dog

Thyroid in dogs is either characterized as being primary or secondary. Primary refers to problems that originate in the thyroid itself, while secondary problems occur as a result of problems that usually start in the pituitary gland.

12 May 2013

Hypothyroidism in Cats

Hypothyroidism in cats occurs when the thyroid gland produces too few hormones. This condition is quite rare. Although it isn't life-threatening, it will significantly reduce your cat's quality of life. So, what exactly causes this condition to occur when it does?

11 May 2013

Dog Food Diet

A raw dog food diet refers to feeding your dog a diet which totally excludes all commercial type dog foods. Commercial dog foods containing grain and corn are not appropriate for the canine metabolism. Dogs are carnivores and their metabolism is unchanged from the wolf. It isn't possible for a commercial food to contain the same elements as a natural, raw diet.

10 May 2013

Cat Diet Tips

Obesity is very dangerous for your pet, just as it is for people. Whenever a cat can't move like it is designed to, its overall sense of health and happiness likewise deteriorates. That is so depressing. Overweight cats may make favorite cartoon characters, however when a cat has put on unwanted weight, you will not find it simple to slim him down.

9 May 2013

Neutering Dog Why and How

As a dog owner it is sometimes difficult to make decisions about what is right for your pet, especially with many veterinarians and pet professionals having at times conflicting views on the pros and cons of neutering. This article aims to dispel some of the myths surrounding neutering and enable you to make an informed choice on this important issue.

8 May 2013

Cat Neutering

In recent news for those who live in Rhode Island a law was passed for cat owners. Anyone who has a cat must spay or neuter their cat before they reach six months old. Farmers are excluded from this law. If you fail to comply with the current law there are fines.The governor of Rhode Island spoke about the reasoning behind this law.

7 May 2013

Good Informations about Rottweiler Dogs

Rottweilers are one of the breeds whose 'reputation' precedes them. Think you know how a Rottweiler looks or acts? Yes? Perhaps you're right, but the odds are against it!
Unfortunately the Rottweiler is usually portrayed as the 'bully boy'..... or worse. How many snarling, teeth-baring Rottweilers have you seen in movies? Now, how many have you seen lolling on the sofa with the kids, or playing 'fetch' in the back yard?

6 May 2013

Informations about Peterbald cat

A relatively new feline breed, Peterbald has emerged from Russia. It traces its origin to St. Petersburg in the mid nineteen nineties when a Don Sphynx male was crossed with an Oriental Shorthair female. The resulting litters contained kittens of an individual and distinct disposition. They had inherited attributes from both their parents and yet were unique in their appearance.

5 May 2013

Good information About Dogs

Dogs are loyal companions and valued family members for people all over the world, but how much do you really know about man's best friend? While many may take the common dog for granted, it is their heightened senses, their ability to learn through simple reinforcement and observation as well as their evolved form of social cognition that truly sets them apart from the pack.

4 May 2013

Cat Flu: What To Do?

While human colds do not effect cats, your pet can develop sneezing, runny noses and general lethargy because of an upper respiratory tract infection, much the same as humans. Feline respiratory infections are very contagious to other near-by cats and, as in humans; they can spread quickly to other felines it comes into contact.

3 May 2013

Dog Flu - Prevention And Natural Treatment

So it appears to me that it is fair to say that we have a partial outbreak of Dog Flu in the United States, the question is, how do we put a stop to it?

2 May 2013

How to Treat Urinary Tract Infection in Cat

By the time you finish reading this, you are going to understand why prevention is the best medicine and why you should only give antibiotics to your cat as a last result. Feline urinary tract infection is not a common problem but 10% of cat visits to the vet involve lower urinary tract disease. Feline lower urinary tract disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because your cat may not show any obvious symptoms. As a result the infection can eventually travel up to your cat's kidneys and kill him.

1 May 2013

Prevention Tips Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs

Urinary tract infections in dogs (UTI for short) can be excruciatingly painful and endanger your pet's life. What most pet owners fail to realize is that, just like tooth decay, dog UTI infections can be prevented. In this article, you'll learn three important prevention tips that will ensure that your beloved Fido lives a happier, longer, disease-free life.