Buying a puppy can be likened to buying a used car. When the car’s history is not known, smart shoppers demand a 'Car Fax' report. Whether you are buying a used car or a puppy, the less educated you are, the more likely you will have expensive problems.
In tough economic times, one of the first places people look to cut expenses is pet health. The purpose of this article is to help you realize that cutting corners and buying pre-packaged cat food is the worst thing you can do for your cat's health and well-being, and your budget.
Impossible you say? There are a few important things to know about genetic predisposition among dogs. Dogs once lived long, happy and healthy lives. The tremendous decline in health we see today happened over the last 40+ years; approximately 80 generations of dogs.
In order to consider the possibility of reversing genetic predisposition we first have to examine what has changed. What was their habitat like then, compared to today? How much of the past can we incorporate into the present, and if we do, can it really reverse today’s slippery slope of genetic predisposition?
We would all like to believe that pet food industry, or some government agency, is making sure the food we feed our pets (and ourselves) is high quality, optimum nutrition. If you believe this, I have bridge I would like to sell you. The fact is Pet Foods are made to the lowest possible standard that will pass inspection. Obviously, the pet food industry and its’ support group, the AMVA/Big Pharma, has a vested interest in maintaining the illusion of healthy happy animals thriving on their low quality meat by-products, cheap fillers, and chemicals. And with billions of dollars at stake annually, they are not going to rock the boat.
No matter where you live, you may run into dog aggression, and it may be caused by your dog. Sometimes it is between two dogs, whether neighbors or dogs in the same household. Sometimes it involves a dog attacking or biting a human, all too often a child. This article will give you three things you can do if you are dealing with an aggressive dog in your family. It will also provide you with a link to a resource that has much more information on this stressful situation.