When Pets Lose their Pet Pals — Do They Grieve too?

Oh, so you think your pet isn’t human? Do you think humans are the only ones that can feel the loss of a loved one? While we obviously don’t know for sure – think about it. If pets eat as we do, sleep as we do, have somebody make up (within) as we do, cry […]

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Helping Your Cat Lose Weight

Cats are great pets because they enjoy nuzzling and they can take care of themselves. They are also one of the laziest animals that you will ever see. Many cats spend each day eating and lying around in the sunshine and washing. Different from dogs they do not care to run around outdoors or even […]

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Pet Vaccines: How Important Are They?

Dogs need vaccines to stay clear of certain diseases. For starters, your dog would need shots against distemper, leptospirosis, hepatitis, parainfluenza, corona, and parvovirus while they are puppies. The shots are scheduled by the veterinarian accordingly and you have to take your pet to them when the vaccines are supposed to be administered. Other than […]

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Unfortunately, many owners do not put much thought into what they feed their pets.  Foods that have been over-processed or contain plenty of chemicals are not exactly the best products to feed your feline or canine friend. Lower-quality foods are very common in grocery and pet stores.  People are attracted to them because of their […]

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Dogs may be popular pets, but they are not nearly as cute and cuddly as cats.  Before you get a cat, you will need to prepare for its arrival.  Here are a few tips to ensure that you are properly prepared. It is best that you have everything ready before your cat arrives, instead of […]

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Leopard geckos are excellent exotic pets for those who want to collect reptiles. If you’ve not participated in the pastime of collecting exotics, geckos are perhaps the ultimate way to get going. These natives of Asia don’t require a vast amount of attention, but there are some things required to make them cozy and keep […]

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Cleanliness and proper grooming can be very important to the continued good health of our beloved pets. But bathing our puppy or adult dog can often prove to be a challenge. There are many questions, myths, and opinions floating around when discussing the best care for different dog types and temperaments. Check out these dog […]

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Sugar gliders are fascinating little animals.  They have recently increased in popularity as pets around the world.  Gliders are a little different than other small pets such as hamsters and gerbils and have different needs to remain healthy and live extended lives.  Here is what to expect from a pet sugar glider. Sugar gliders thrive […]

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One of the more persistent urban legends around these days is about the innate ferocity of the pit bull breed. I remember being appalled when my son and daughter-in-law brought home a female pitbull they had rescued from the local shelter. Then, I reached down and stroked her soft, square head. She nuzzled my hand […]

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According to recent statistics, an astounding 65% of all U.S. households have at least one pet, and in many of these homes, their pets are considered part of the family. With so many homes containing pets, it is no wonder that so many laws have been created to protect our pets. Agencies that might not […]

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