Canine Health: Maintaining Your Dog's Healthy Smile
18 February 2016
It is important to communicate well with your dog's vet and make sure you get Fido in for a dental cleaning when he starts to show plaque on his teeth. A full dental exam and cleaning can be expensive and stressful for your best friend. Some dogs may be so stressed at the prospect of a cleaning that they have to be sedated. The after-effects of sedation, to include grogginess and loss of control of bodily functions, can be just as stressful for your dog.
3 Reasons To Get Your Female Puppy Spayed
9 February 2016
Getting a new puppy is exciting, but if you get a female puppy, you will have decide whether to spay her before she begins her heat cycles. While it can be sad to think about your new family member having a surgery at a young age, there are many spaying offers many advantages to female dogs. Some of the biggest benefits of spaying include:
Avoiding the Hassle of Heat Cycles
Mercury Rising: How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Fever
29 January 2016
A fever occurs when your cat's body temperature rises above the normal range in an immune response to infection, traumatic injury and certain diseases. Fever should always be considered a sign of illness. Taking your cat's temperature and observing for additional symptoms will determine how urgently your cat needs to get to the animal hospital for treatment.
Signs of a Fever
If your kitty is under the weather, you may observe the following signs of a potential fever:
Busting Stress: 3 Tips To Help Avoid Canine Stress
28 December 2015
Dogs get stressed just like humans. And, just as there are ways to reduce the potential of stress in human lives, the same is true with dogs. Here are a few ways you can help avoid stressing out your furry friend:
1. Don't Mess With Their Routine.
Believe it or not, your dog's normal routine has a lot to do with keeping it stress-free. Under all circumstances, you should never disrupt your dog's usual routine.