pets--animals

3 Reasons Not To Take Your Dog On A Road Trip

Pets & Animals Blog

Are you planning a vacation for this summer? Have you been considering bringing your dog along with you on the trip? While a road trip can be great fun for you and your family, the same is not always true of your canine companion. Even though your dog might enjoy car rides around town, going on a vacation with him or her is often a completely different thing. Fortunately, there are boarding facilities that allow your dog to stay there instead of having your furry friend come with you.

22 March 2018

Grooming For Dogs

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Introduction  Grooming your dog is an important part of owning and caring for a pet. If you're new to the idea, you may think grooming is not needed, and it's true that some breeds do fine without any significant clean-up work. However, most dogs will benefit from at least some level of grooming, and certain breeds require special attention to hygiene. Your pet will probably not enjoy being groomed, but it will live a longer, healthier life because of it and be happier in the long run.

18 May 2017

Three Things To Brief Dog Buyers On When Selling Show Puppy Stock

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If you have retired show dogs or animals who currently show and are breeding, you may garner a lot of interested buyers.  Many people who are looking for the perfect breed standard dog will desire the litter of show dogs. Show dogs, by definition, are required to meet the breed standard requirement in order to show. If you are breeding a litter that comes from a mother and father show dog, here is some information that you should give interested buyers.

26 April 2017

Pet Turtle Care Basics

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Reptiles are popular pets for a reason. They are generally easy to care for, and unlike cats and dogs, they are hypoallergenic, making them the perfect pet for children who are allergic to more traditional pets. A turtle is low-maintenance and a good choice for kids. They may not be cuddly, but they offer adorable facial expressions and willingly interact with their caretaker. Here is what you need to know to care for your turtle.

19 April 2017

Tips For Becoming A Cat Owner

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If you want a house pet that is not too difficult to care for, you might want to opt for a cat. The great thing about cats is that you won't have to train them to go outside to urinate and have bowel movements. A cat can easily be trained to use a litter box inside of your house, and he or she will also cover the feces up with the litter after each bowel movement.

5 April 2017

3 Tips For Ensuring That Your Dog's Cropped Ears Heal Safely

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If you plan on having your dog's ears cropped, you need to be prepared for their aftercare. Here are three tips you should follow to ensure that your dog heals properly following their procedure. #1 Keep Your Dog's Ear Clean The most important thing you can do is keep your dog's ears cleaned. Their ears need to stay super clean until they are able to completely heal. If you do not keep their ears clean, their ears will not heal properly and you could face additional vet bills.

21 March 2017

Pet Care Business Service Ideas

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If you're considering starting your own pet care business but don't know how busy you will be, there are plenty of services that you can offer your community. If you have some references and experience working with animals, you may be on your way to a successful home business.  While many people just associate dog-walking with a pet care business, there are several other services that you can offer for all types of pets, not just dogs.

20 March 2017

Feline Oral Care: 3 Tips to Help Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

Pets & Animals Blog

Cats are well-known for being self-groomers, and they're very meticulous in keeping themselves particularly clean from their whiskers to their tails. However, whenever it comes to their oral hygiene, they drop the ball. They aren't able to keep their mouths clean the way that they can keep their bodies clean, and they aren't exactly keen on prying fingers in their mouths. However, with a little bit of knowledge, planning, and practice, it is possible for cat owners to get their cats to open up and say "

22 February 2017

Look At These Indicators Of Horse Health

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Unlike many species of livestock that will mask symptoms of injury or disease, horses will usually display symptoms of health problems fairly quickly. Certain changes should be investigated because they can indicate serious problems that need to be taken care of. Signs of pain in the hooves and changes in the digestive system can be signs of laminitis or colic, two of the most serious horse health problems. There are other equine health problems that are not necessarily fatal, but that do require immediate veterinary attention.

23 December 2013