Is your pet breathing a little harder after your usual walks or having trouble jumping onto your bed these days? This could be a sign that your furry friend is aging, and you need to adjust to their lifestyle needs.
Do you own a pet? Do you find it difficult to imagine a life without your animal pal? If you do, then you know that you are part of an unbreakable bond. However, the time will likely come in which duties or vacation will call and you will have to temporarily separate from your pet. If you cannot leave your pet with a family member or friend or take them with you, you need to leave your pet with someone you can trust.
Spaying and neutering are two terms used to describe the removal of the reproductive organs so that an animal can no longer have babies. Spaying is typically used to describe the procedure in females, while in males it’s known as neutering or castration. The surgeries are very common, elective procedures with countless performed across veterinary practices in the United States every year.
Taking care of a pet is a huge responsibility. It is important to do what it takes to ensure that your furry friend is happy and healthy. Doggie daycare is becoming an increasingly popular option among pet owners. There are many reasons for placing your dog in daycare. Most dogs do not get adequate stimulation at home. They also lack the opportunity to socialize with other dogs.
Many times, pet owners find it difficult to determine whether their pet’s condition requires urgent care. Identifying a real medical emergency when the patient cannot talk is not easy. Knowing when you should make a midnight call or visit to the vet can mean saving the life of your furry friend. Some conditions can wait until the following morning, but unfortunately, this is not always the case. The following are tips to help you know when to bring your pet for urgent care.
Good and responsible pet owners treat their pets as members of the family. If you decide to adopt a pet, you should be ready to provide love and care for the pet. Housing, feeding, cleaning, and taking care of the pet is a full-time responsibility. Just as you take care of your grooming, your pet’s grooming should also be a priority.
FDA continues investigation into dog heart damage linked to diet
Animal cruelty is a fairly broad term that is used to describe the abuse and/or neglect of an animal. The Maryland state statute defines an “animal” as any living creature except a human being.
World Rabies Day is celebrated annually on the 28th of September to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this disease.
Taking care of our own teeth is often a simple part of our everyday routine. When it comes to our pets, it’s easy to let oral care pass us by. Many pet owners avoid their pet’s teeth not because they don’t feel that it’s important.