Simple Pet First Aid Tips
It is important to know basic procedures when it comes to treating an animal. Knowing a few first aid tips will ensure that your pet is well taken care in times of an emergency. These tips are fairly easy to follow and should be practiced so that you are ready to perform tasks in times [...]
3 Tips For Dealing With Hairballs
Every cat owner, at one point or another, will have to deal with the ever unpleasant issue of hairballs. Some felines will naturally tend to have more hair issues than others, but no pet owner likes to watch as their kitty hunches over and starts trying to hack up a fur ball. Knowing how to [...]
Win Your Pet A First Aid Kit Prize Pack!
As part of Pet First Aid Awareness Month it is with pleasure that we announce and RC Pet First Aid Kit from Walks N Wags Pet First Aid! We have a wonderful post here on how you can be your pet’s emergency first aid responder! Enter here to win your pet this Pawesome prize pack [...]
Do Dental Dog Treats Really Work?
Dogs Are People Too — At Least When It Comes To Dental Health! Did you know that our dog friends are susceptible to many of the same teeth and gum problems as people? Gingivitis, periodontal disease and tooth decay can let harmful types of bacteria run rampant through your canine’s system, which will make him [...]
6 Oral Health Care Tips For Pets
As pet owners we want what is best for our furry friends. Taking care of their oral health is very important to the general health and well being of our pets. Follow these tips and you will be on your way to formulating a dental health plan for your pet that will help keep their teeth and gums healthy and strong. Here we have six oral [...]
Pet Dental Health Month
February is pet dental health month! It’s important to bring your dogs and cats to their veterinarian to check their dental health. Bad teeth can lead to many problems beyond a case of foul dog/cat breath. The build up of plaque on the teeth can cause abscesses that are both uncomfortable and dangerous for [...]
7 Signs Your Pet May Need a Dental Cleaning
It’s important to bring your dogs and cats to their veterinarian to check their dental health. Bad teeth can lead to many problems beyond a case of foul dog/cat breath. The build up of plaque on the teeth can cause abscesses that are both uncomfortable and dangerous for pets. The danger lies in the infection entering the dog or cat’s blood stream and causing impaired blood flow to the heart, kidneys or brain.
Preventative Health Care for our Pets
With the holidays behind us, it is time to put new year’s resolutions into action. Many of us are planning to eat better, exercise more, or spend more time with family. What most of us don’t realize is that all these good intentions are a part of “preventative health care”, a concept that has been gaining traction in [...]
Health Care Tips For Your Senior Pets
An animal that has been around the family for the past ten to twenty years will probably feel apart of the family. Children probably do not understand that animals have very finite life spans, but for the sake of everyone’s heart, it is best to keep that critter in good condition for as long as [...]
What Is A Senior Pet?
As animals mature, the care provided them must change as well. Like any aging person, medical focus changes as the years start to add up. Usually once dogs or cats reach 7 or 8 years of age, they have entered or are approaching the senior pet stage. Providing optimal care customized around an older pet [...]