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The Top Reasons Why Spaying Your Cat Is the Best Thing You Could Do

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As a cat owner, you understand that keeping your furry friend happy and healthy is of utmost importance. One of the biggest decisions you’ll make as a cat parent is deciding whether or not to spay your cat. Spaying your cat involves removing their ovaries and uterus, and it’s a decision that may come with a lot of questions. However, there are several reasons why spaying your cat is a great decision for their overall well-being. Read More»

Signs That Your Pet Might Need Urgent Vet Care

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It is vital that, as a pet owner, you are well aware of the various signs that there is an urgent need for you to get your four-legged friend to the vet. To help you have a better understanding of those signs, you will want to take a couple of minutes to read through the following points. Consistent Vomiting Without Relief Pets can get upset stomachs just like people do. Read More»

Three Things That Can Offer Protection From A Home Invasion

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According to statistics, one in five homes on the North American continent will experience the unfortunate event of being invaded. While burglaries happen during some home invasions, worse things such as physical assaults and rape can also occur. In fact, 38% of assaults happen during home invasions and 60% of rapes. The good news is there are many effective ways to protect yourself, your family, and your property. Here are three things that can offer protection from a home invasion. Read More»

What To Do If Your Cat Gets Bitten By A Wild Animal

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If you allow your cat to roam around outdoors and you witness your pet wrestling around with a wild animal such as a raccoon, opossum, or skunk, you will most likely be concerned for your cat’s health. It is important to take fast action in getting your pet to an animal hospital if there are signs of open wounds present. Here are some tips you can use after your feline has a confrontation with a non-domesticated animal outdoors. Read More»

Winter Will Be Here Soon: 3 Tips To Protect Your Dog From The Cold

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As the weather turns cold, it’s time to prepare your pets, especially if they spend any time outside. Your dog may have a fur coat, but that’s not always enough to keep it warm. If you live in a region that experiences snow or freezing rain, here are some steps you can take to help protect your dog this winter. Warm Up the Wardrobe If your dog is going to be heading outside this winter, don’t forget to dress it warmly. Read More»

Pet Nutrition: Feeding Your Dog For A Lifetime Of Health

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Pet nutrition is part of keeping your furry friend healthy. You know that your dog needs protein, carbs and—what else? Your dog’s nutritional needs may not be the same as another pup’s. Depending on the size, age, activity level, and breed, your dog may need different types or amounts of food. What should you take into consideration when choosing your dog’s diet? Check out these tips to keeping your playful pet healthy, happy, and well fed. Read More»

Getting A Pet That Brays? Care Tips For A Happy, Healthy Donkey

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After years of being overshadowed by their equine relatives, donkeys are now enjoying increasing popularity as pets or even as helpful pasture mates for other animals. In fact, if you are a donkey enthusiast who has not already acquired one of your own, you may want to consider adopting one of the many currently in need of a great home and some tender loving care. Known for their ability to thrive in harsh conditions on poor-quality feeds, donkeys that are adopted into new homes can sometimes develop hoof and other health issues when fed rich food or allowed to eat more than they need. Read More»

Brush Your Pet's Teeth? Here's Why Your Pet Still Needs Dental Checkups

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If you’re a pet parent who does everything you can to keep your fuzzy friend healthy, chances are you brush their teeth. While this is a great habit and can help to protect your pet from developing cavities and gum disease, your pet still needs to go to a vet for regular oral exams and deep cleanings. Read on to learn about three problems your pet can develop if they don’t get regular oral examinations and professional cleanings. Read More»

Signs Your Cat Has a Herniated Disc and What You Should Do About It

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One of the more painful and dangerous problems your cat can develop is a herniated disc. If the issue is left alone, the disc can slip and end up causing nerve damage. Not only is this incredibly dangerous, but it can cause permanent injury. Below are some signs that your cat might be suffering from a herniated disc as well as what you should do about it. Hunched Over and Poor Posture Read More»

The Alternative Approach: Three Ways To Treat Your Senior Dog's Arthritis Naturally

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If your elderly dog has developed arthritis, you may be looking for natural, drug-free solutions to ease the inflammation and joint stiffness. You may already know to provide a soft cushion for your dog to sleep on, far away from any cold and drafty location. In addition, there are alternative therapies that may help improve your senior dog’s mobility and ease the discomfort. With your veterinarian’s approval, you might want to look into the following three alternative therapies that do not involve pain medications or steroids for treating your dog’s arthritis: Read More»