The Feline Grooming Ritual: It's Not All About Her Appearance

Pets & Animals Blog

You may have noticed that your cat spends an astounding amount of time on her grooming routine, fastidiously and methodically licking every inch of her body until she is satisfied with the results. The average cat normally spends as many as half of her waking hours each day grooming herself. Before you accuse your furry friend of being the family narcissist, find out the real reasons why cats spend so many hours preening and when changes in this behavior may indicate a problem.

28 February 2017

When To Take Your Pet To An Emergency Veterinarian

Pets & Animals Blog

Whenever your pet acts unnaturally or seems to be in some kind of distress, it is important to get knowledgeable help from an emergency veterinarian. Call an emergency vet as soon as you see a problem to ask for their help to diagnose your pet's condition. An emergency vet may say that you should bring your pet to the emergency pet clinic immediately or that you can watch your pet closely and bring them to the clinic if their condition gets worse.

13 February 2017

Don't Eat That! 4 Signs Your Dog Has Ingested A Poison

Pets & Animals Blog

Dogs are constantly sniffing around, looking for new things to eat. Some of the things they'll find to eat might not be safe for them. To prevent your dog from accidental poisonings, it's important that you pet-proof your home, as much as possible. That includes keeping some foods away from your pet. Some of the foods that are toxic for your dog include onions, chocolate, and grapes – to name just a few.

26 January 2017

5 Tips For Housebreaking A Yorkshire Terrier Puppy

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Yorkshire terriers may be small in size, but they have big personalities and make wonderful and loyal pets. Few things are cuter than a tiny Yorkie puppy, but when you bring your new pet home, it will take some time and effort to train him or her. Most new owners of a Yorkie puppy focus on housebreaking first. If you're adding a Yorkie puppy to your family in the near future, use the following housebreaking tips:

25 January 2017

Ready To Adopt A Kitten? What Professionals To Arrange First

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If you are getting ready to adopt a kitten and you aren't sure what all you need to do in advance, it's important to make arrangements before you bring the animal home. You want to know how you're going to care for the pet if there is an emergency, how you're going to keep the cat safe and entertained while you have to travel or go to work, and you want to know how to train and entertain the kitten.

31 October 2016

Got A New Puppy? 4 Reasons You Need To Stay On Top Of Their Dental Health

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If you have a new puppy, it is essential that you stay on top of your new puppy's dental health. Below is an overview of the top four reasons why you need to make sure that you take your new puppy in for a dental exam at your vets at least once a year. #1 Clean Up Plaque & Tartar Through the day, plaque and tartar build up on your dog's teeth just like they build up on your teeth throughout the day.

27 October 2016

Three Reasons Why You Should Take Two Pups From The Same Litter

Pets & Animals Blog

If you are planning and preparing for a French bulldog, it is best to put down a deposit on the pup that you want before the litter of dogs has arrived. If you want a specific breed, it can be difficult to find a reputable breeder and get a puppy after the litter is born. Therefore, it is a good idea to put down a deposit if you do find a breeder prior to the litter being born.

25 October 2016