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.

Cat Tips: Naturally Prevent Hairballs For Long-Haired Felines

5 November 2015
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Hairballs are the accumulation of hair that builds up when your cat grooms him or herself, but these things can also be dangerous should they occur excessively, especially for cats with long hair. The following guide may help you minimize the amount of times your cat is able to build up a hairball, which should protect him or her from things like constipation or even megacolon.  Grooming Just A Little More You know that your cat will shed, which is part of the reason that he or she may be afflicted with hairballs from time to time. Read More …

4 Simple Ways To Keep Your Cat Happy Indoors

3 November 2015
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Cats are naturally independent creatures. That doesn't mean they don't need love and support from their human caretakers. If you are the caretaker to a cat, you should know that it needs more than a warm place to sleep and food to eat. This is particularly true if your cat spends most or all of its time indoors. Here are four things your cat needs, that you might not have thought of. Read More …

Is It Better To Board Your Dog In A House Or At A Kennel?

2 November 2015
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If you haven't needed to board your dog in a while, you may be surprised to learn that the dog care industry has expanded beyond the traditional kennel. Many enterprising individuals now offer to board dogs in their own houses while the dogs' owners are away, providing a more home-oriented environment that some dogs find comforting. But these in-home boarders are not without their drawbacks, and traditional kennels still have plenty to offer. Read More …

Pet Emergencies: Steps To Take After Your Dog Is Hit By A Car

28 October 2015
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No matter how well you take care of your dog, there is always the chance that it can dart out an open door or dig under a gate and get out into traffic. Discovering that your dog has been hit by a car can be heartbreaking and stressful, but how you react to the situation can determine how well your dog recovers from the accident. If your dog is hit by a car, take the following steps: Read More …

Easing Your Kitty’s Stressors With Natural Choices

26 October 2015
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Cats can become stressed out by a myriad things: whether they're anxious, have a stomach ache, or are recovering from a wound, these things can change a cat's attitude and behavior. If you think your cat is stressed out, this guide can help you to ease their problems and relax them with natural, healthy options. Lavender Oil Lavender oil is a fantastic choice for soothing kitties who are stressed out. Whether your cat is feeling territorial, is frightened by storms, or something else has them on edge, lavender oil is a non-toxic choice that can really help to calm them down. 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.