Providing customizable pet food for all life stages with the option of adding name creation and photo to the bag itself. Have fun with it and your pet will be barking for more when they see themselves on the product!
Does your cat cuddle up with the base heater or radiator? Cats do love to keep warm and tend to find the hottest place in the room to take a nap.
Give your cat a warm safe place in a stylish way. The K&H heated cat products are sure to be the perfect combination of heat, comfort, and style that you and your cat will love.
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There are days when you have sudden business meetings and there is no chance for you to take your cat along no matter how well trained she/he is. You can always go with cat sitter who is professional pet sitters with sufficient training and genuine love for pets in their hearts. With a cat sitter, your cat is in safe hands. If you were thinki...Read More
Fall is officially here, and with it comes a variety of problems, issues, and general itchiness. This time of year can be lots of fun thanks to the many holidays that spot the calendar, but it can also mean itchy skin and allergies. Keep your pet happy and healthy this Fall by following these tips.
1. Fleas and ticks are still a concern
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It has been a number of years since the disaster, but the message still remains. Hurricane Katrina taught us all a lesson about how important it is to prepare for the worst case scenario with our pets.
When disaster strikes, you need to be able to jump into action and do what needs to be done for you, your family, and your pets. No longer ar...Read More
Adopting or buying a pet is a very important decision that should not be taken lightly. Impulse buying is a major concern in the pet world. Even though that doggie in the pet store window is extremely cute and seems to be begging to go home with you, it is important to consider the impact of such an addition to your household.
1. Time Constr...Read More
Even though most dogs today are domesticated and grow up on commercial dog food, they still have the same teeth their wild ancestors had. Dog teeth are also very similar to human teeth, with a few main differences. It is important for dog owners to learn about these differences in order to be able to keep their dog’s teeth and gums healthy...Read More
It is far more common to read about dogs biting humans, but humans have also been known to bite dogs. Since the start of the millenium, there have been at least four headline making news stories about humans biting dogs.
First there was a case in San Francisco in 2000, where a man was arrested not once, but twice for biting his dog. He claim...Read More
It is a myth that we have all heard, and probably believe it, for the most part. It is the myth that dogs age seven years for every one human year. This myth says that a 1-year-old dog will be the equivalent to a 7-year-old human.
This myth is wrong on multiple accounts. If this myth were true, it would mean that humans would r...Read More
Have you ever wondered why dogs have whiskers? When you really think about it, they seem pretty odd. However, whiskers are actually a very important sensory device for dogs and other animals. These thick hairlike structures serve many functions and should not be taken for granted.
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Commonly referred to as whiskers, these thicker...Read More
The dog’s nose. No matter how annoying it can be, it is hard to resist. Despite being right in front of your face, there are still many myths surrounding this useful organ.
Your dog’s nose does more than smell. It aids in keeping you dog cool and also acts as a filter that can stop the chemicals in the air from entering the body....Read More
The myths about black cats being ill omens are deeply ingrained into many cultures. Ancient Greece saw them as symbols of Hecate, the mother of witchcraft. 12th and 13th Century Europe claimed that black cats were the familiars of witches, or even witches in disguise. And 17th Century Salem, Massachusetts often killed the poor animals during ...Read More
Why are the hottest days of summer referred to as the “dog days of summer”?
First, what are the “dog days” of summer? Everyone knows those sweltering hot days of summer when there seems to be no wind and no end in sight to the almost overwhelming heat. The term dog days of summer is a popular enough saying that at lea...Read More
Very often when we go on vacation it is not possible to bring FiFi or Fluffy along with us. Do you think it’s better to board your pets or use a pet sitter when you are gone? Both of these options will care for your pet when you are gone – the best choice will be what will be better for your pet and whic...Read More
The enormity of the tragedy that befell Japan last weekend is virtually impossible to comprehend, but one viral video helps sum it up in painfully simple detail. This video showed two dogs amidst the wreckage of the tsunami, one badly injured and lying on its side, and the other standing guard over their friend. The latter stood ardently, refusi...Read More
People with Asperger's Syndrome (who sometimes refer to themselves as 'Aspies') have several similarities to cats, They tend to prefer being by themselves, with socialization done on their own terms. Their interests are very narrow and focused, and they like routine to the point of losing it when that routine is disrupted. And while ...Read More
When a beloved household pet passes on, it is always a tragic experience for the owner that takes a long time to overcome. But the same is just as true for the owners' other pets. Animals grieve too, and the loss of a regular companion, even one with which they didn't always get along, can be heart-breaking for them. Here are some tips t...Read More
When you talk about giving your dog or cat table scraps do you really mean scraps or do you mean bits of the food you are eating, or "people food?" There is a difference, and a big one!
Table Scraps are just that - scraps. These are actually foods that you would not eat yourself. Table Scraps are things li...Read More
You ever wonder when the first dog appeared in North America? Recent fossil evidence was found proving that 9000 years in Texas, Native Americans had dogs living with them in their village. Genetic studies determined that the piece of bone found was from a domesticated dog; not from a coyote, wolf, or fox. These transitional early...Read More
I was zoology major before I entered veterinary school. Zoology is not the study of zoo animals, but the study of their adaptations to the environment in which they live. For example we studied the bone and muscle structure of diggers, runners, and flyers to see what design or evolutionary changes helped the animal perform their tasks and ensure...Read More