Making dog walking a part of your daily routine is good for you and your canine companion. Furthermore, it can be great fun. Nothing can keep you motivated like an exercise partner always waiting for you with a wagging tail.
Dogs come in many shapes, sizes, and coat types, which means they have differing needs. When grooming their hair, the frequency usually depends on their coat type. The density, length, and texture are the main factors about a dog’s coat that dictate how often they need grooming.
Like humans and dogs, cats can get Lyme disease, but it occurs less frequently in cats than in dogs. Cats rarely get this disease, making it less of a concern for cat owners. However, tick-borne conditions are potentially deadly if not treated quickly. So, it is wise to learn more about them to know how to protect your family and feline companion.
Welcoming a new puppy into your family is an exciting moment. The American Pet Products Association helps new and experienced pet owners to prepare well for the new pup. This may start weeks before you bring home your furry companion. If you want to know how to prepare for getting a new puppy, here’s what you should know.
Did you know that more than one million pets in the United States are affected by heartworms? Heartworm disease is a severe condition. It can cause heart failure, lung disease, organ damage, and death. Ferrets, cats, and dogs are the pets that mostly catch the disease, although it also affects wildlife such as wolves, coyotes, or foxes to some degree.
Your pet’s teeth require a little more attention, and Pet Dental Care Month this February is here to remind you of that. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) estimates that most pets show signs of periodontal disease by the time they are three years old.