Cancer is the leading cause of death in cats and dogs, being aware and informed of the symptoms your furkids may show if it develops the disease can help you and your vet diagnose and treat it sooner.
Facing a hard time bathing your dog? Here are 10 tips to help simplify bath time.
Just like humans, hamsters can catch colds. Ensure that your hands are clean before handling a hamster.
Fur Slip is the automatic release of patches of fur when a Chinchilla is caught or mishandled.
Unrestrained pets cause more than 30,000 accidents in the United States per year!
Vomiting is a common condition seen in cats. Bring your cat to the vet if the vomiting persists.
Choosing a cage for your hamster should be one of the most important decisions as a hamster owner. Here are some tips to select a safe, comfortable and clean home for your hamster.
Ever wondered what some of the most unusual items that were consume by pets? Woof Report shared the list from VPI Pet Insurance of the most unusual items ingested by pets in 2011.
In any emergency, keeping a calm and clear mind is important. First aid is in no way a substitute for proper medical care that is administered by a veterinarian. It is simply a means to alleviate the situation before proper medical care can be administered. When proper first aid is rendered, the sick dog may recover quickly even before medical care is given. It is essential that you bring your dog to the vet for an examination after you have performed basic first aid.
A first aid kit for your pet will come in handy in emergencies. A standard kit for humans may suffice, but it is better to have the necessary items to clean and bandage your pet's wound, fashion a muzzle or even extract stingers in cause of bee stings.
Pulling your hair out over your pup's shedding? The bad news is: all pets shed. There is no good news; the best one can do is damage control. This is hardly shocking for veteran pet owners, but for the uninitiated, there is still work to be done.
Amidst all the pet-care advice, services and products available in the market these days, how do you keep track of what is essential for your furkid?
Most dogs receive a complete and balanced diet including necessary vitamins and minerals from commercially processed dog food.
A persistent cough is a good enough reason to take your pet to the vet. Chronic coughing may signal heart disease, heartworms, or lung diseases. Or it could be kennel cough, an infectious tracheobronchitis that causes a harsh hacking cough.
Dogs and cats can stop eating for a lot of reasons, including fever, pain, or stress. If your notice your pet's appetite has decreased or been absent for more than 24 hours, you should take it to see a vet.