A pet dog or cat isn't for everyone, which is why you might be considering an exotic pet. Learn more about marine life pets.

What’s The Right Age To Spay Or Neuter Your Cat?

26 April 2016
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Spaying or neutering your cat is important not only for preventing over-population, but also for your own cat's health. Altered pets have a much lower chance of developing reproductive cancers. They're also protected against injuries that may occur during mating or giving birth. But many owners are not sure just when the right time is to spay or neuter their cat. Read on to find out. How early can a cat be spayed or neutered? Read More …

3 Tips To Protect Your Dog From A Rattlesnake Bite

11 March 2016
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Rattlesnakes are found throughout North America, and a bite by one of these venomous snakes can severely injure your dog or even result in death. Since dogs do not understand the danger of rattlesnakes, as an owner it is important to do what you can to help prevent your dog from encountering a rattlesnake and to know what to do if your dog is bit. Use the following rattlesnake tips to help protect your dog: Read More …

How To Keep Your Cat Warm & Safe This Winter

25 February 2016
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If this is your first winter owning a cat, there are a few precautions you are going to need to do in order to keep your cat both warm and safe. How Cold Weather Affects Your Cat If you leave your cat outside in the cold weather, they will be able to keep themselves warm for a little while. However, over time, they are going to have a difficult time regulating their body temperature if they are outside in the cold for too long. Read More …

Three Places You Can Intern As A Student Of Veterinary Medicine

16 February 2016
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If you are currently studying to become a veterinary technician or a veterinarian, you may be looking ahead towards your internship. Both vet techs and future vets have to intern in the same way human nurses and doctors do. Here are three possible locations where you may be able to fill your internship hours prior to graduation. Animal Hospitals Animal hospitals can provide you with more experience in emergency veterinary medicine. Read More …

Do You Have An Older Cat? Make Sure You Know The Basics Of Urinary Tract Infections

8 February 2016
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Urinary tract infections can happen in cats of any age, but they become much more likely as your cat grows older. Thus, as an owner of an older cat, it is important for you to know the basics about UTIs so you can detect one early and treat it properly. What are urinary tract infections? A urinary tract infection is an infection or any part of the urinary tract, but usually, the infection originates in the urethra – the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside. Read More …

About Me
Pet Options: Choosing an Exotic Pet

When I was a kid, everyone wanted a dog or a cat for a pet. Me? I wanted something a little out of the box. That's how I came to have a pet octopus. The process was more complicated than getting gold fish. There was the need to invest in a salt water tank and to get some toys for the new pet. I also had to learn how to feed and take care of the pet. Once everything was in place, it did not take long until life with an octopus around the house became part of the routine. If your kids like the idea of some type of marine life as a pet, let me tell you about my experiences. Once you learn more about the care of this type of pet, you'll be ready to give it a try.