Pet Options: Choosing an Exotic Pet

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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Spaying And Neutering Pets

25 January 2016
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When it comes to the health of your pet, taking care of their basic medical needs should be a top priority. One of those medical necessities includes spaying and neutering a pet. For some pet owners, the question of the necessity of these procedures is a common concern. The following are some frequently asked questions about spaying and neutering pets: How Old Is Too Old? It is a common misconception that animals of a certain age do not need to be spayed or neutered. Read More …

The Mysteries Of Missing Socks And Toxic Dog Breath Solved? Intestinal Issues And Your Dog

23 December 2015
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There are various issues with your dog's intestinal tract that can cause pain or serious health concerns such as malnutrition. Many are related to a dog's non-discriminating tastes in consuming inedible items or contracting intestinal worms from contact with contaminated fecal matter from infected dogs. Possible results of inedible objects being eaten by dogs. Dogs can suffer from an intestinal blockage from eating objects that become wedged in their small intestines. Read More …

Making Your Arthritic Cat More Comfortable

16 December 2015
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Older cats can develop arthritis in their joints, just like their human owners. It can become difficult for your cat to jump up or down from high places. They may have problems using the litter box. Your aging cat can still live a comfortable life in spite of the degeneration in their joints. Here is how to help them to be comfortable in their senior years. Make Some Changes in Their Diet Read More …

Veterinary Surgery For Pets, Farm And Ranch Animals

30 November 2015
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Veterinary hospitals routinely perform emergency and non-emergency surgical procedures for dogs, cats, horses, goats, cattle, and other pets, farm and ranch animals. Veterinarians employ three medical specialties to perform surgery on animals: neurosurgery, orthopedics, and soft tissue surgery. Here are some of the common veterinary surgeries that are performed in animal hospitals: Spaying - This procedure removes the ovaries and uterus of a female dog or cat to prevent them from getting pregnant and reproducing. Read More …

3 Tips For Helping Your Dog De-Stress After They Are Adopted

26 November 2015
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Dogs often get stressed out during or after huge life changes the same way humans do. Therefore, an adoption is an event that will most likely increase their stress levels. When your new dog is initially relocated to their new home, their body will go into overdrive in order to make sense of the new environment. A few visible symptoms that your dog may exhibit, include diarrhea, barking, and panting. While the easiest thing would be to permanently remove the dog from the stressful environment, this is difficult to do if that environment is your home. Read More …

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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.