Searching websites for opinions, anecdotes and often unsubstantiated “facts” for your pet’s health? Why not ask your veterinarian?
While you’re at his or her office, you can make the most of your visit by keeping these tips in mind.
Many pet owners are aware that their dog or cat has bad breath or halitosis. What they may not know is that bad breath is an indication that something more serious is going on in their pet’s mouth.
Deciding what type of cat litter to use can be an overwhelming choice, given today’s diverse market. It’s also an important choice, because Americans dispose of more than 2 million tons of cat litter each year, according to Judd Alexander’s In Defense of Garbage. Consumers can now choose between traditional clay litter and clumping clay, as well as cat litter made from synthetic silica gel, washable granules, recycled tires, or biodegradable products such as pine, wheat, corn and paper.
Pet owners know their furry friends need food, water, shelter and attention; but what about their hygiene?
Surprisingly, pets have hygiene needs similar to humans, and many regimens can be done at home. Here’s how to keep your pet healthy, happy and smelling good.
Many people think of their dogs as practice for having children, but the arrival of a baby in a household with a dog can pose unexpected problems. A dog may find the baby and your new routines disorienting, even threatening. Keeping the baby safe and the dog happy requires training your dog to realize the baby is neither a threat nor a toy.