Jun
14

7 tips for optimal pet health

7 tips for optimal pet health
Being either a cat owner or a dog owner you will most likely know these 7 tips. But study shows that you are probably not aware of the importance of each them so in order for your pet to have the best possible health condition I am here to remind you.

1- Amount of exercise: Both cats and dogs need physical activity. Movement is vital to any pet and the larger pet the more exercise is needed. That is why dogs will often require more exercise than cats.

2- Way to exercise: If your cat is a stay at home cat you will need to take it out into nature. If you live in a big city you must take it for daily walks. All dogs (even the smaller ones) will need at least one daily walk and for larger breeds you need two or three walks a day of at least 30 minutes.

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Jun
14

Common house plants that could be toxic to your pet

Common house plants that could be toxic to your pet
Got a green thumb? Does your landscaping look marvelous? Do your houseplants thrive? As good as it makes you feel to look at all those healthy, lush plants, be aware that some of our favorite ones are anything but healthy for our pets.

Innocuous and ubiquitous English ivy is a killer -- a regular botanical 007. We use it for ground cover; it's in nearly every green arrangement from a florist, it's an easy houseplant to hang up in a window or let drape down off of the bomber chest in the foyer. The leaves and berries can cause severe stomach irritation, labored breathing, diarrhea, coma and death.

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Jun
14

Causes of aggression in cats and dogs

Causes of aggression in cats and dogs

Aggression in cats and dogs can be caused by trauma or abuse. The aggression is often caused by fear of being harmed. Aggression in cats and dogs can begin with an accident that scares the pet. This accident could be objects falling on the pet when the pet was young. Littermates that engage in aggressive play can cause fear in other, more passive littermates.

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Jun
14

Are your pets insured? Think again

Are your pets insured? Think again
If you intend to purchase pet insurance make sure it is an all inclusive plan that covers all types of emergencies as well as general visits to see the vet and all the associated costs.

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Jun
14

Being robbed by pet insurance firms?

Being robbed by pet insurance firms?
I am sure you have thought about whether to have a pet insurance for your pet or not. will it be worth it in the end and will the insurance company even pay when an accident happen to your pet or will you be left with the bill and have nowhere to file a complaint?
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Aug
01

3 best essential oils to calm your pet

3 best essential oils to calm your pet

(NOTE: PLEASE SEE OUR UPDATES BELOW FOR THIS ARTICLE - THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS ISSUES RECENTLY WITH THE USE OF ESSENTIAL OILS - ESPECIALLY WITH CATS - USE WITH CAUTION!!) Animals are special because they live in the present and exude an air of happiness, innocence and unconditional love to their people. Our pets love us just as much as we love them. However, ever once in a while, a "crazy" one enters our lives! But we still love them so much!

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