Dangerous Places in Your Home for Pets

Cat on Washing Machine

Trouble Areas in the Home Both dogs and cats can get into a lot of trouble in many areas of a house or yard. Keep all areas safe for your pets and watch them closely. For guidance regarding safety for your pets, consult those in animal jobs, such as your dog trainer, veterinary assistant or animal behaviorist. Swimming Pool A pet can fall into a pool and drown. Keep the … [Read more...]

Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs in Cats

Cat Hairball Remedy Cats are fastidious groomers as we all know. When a cat grooms, the tiny, hook-like structures on the tongue catch loose or dead fur, which the cat then swallows. For the most part, this fur is passed through the digestive tract without incident, but some of the fur may stay in the stomach, developing into a hairball. Since this hairball must pass … [Read more...]

9 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for Winter

Pet Winter Safety

Is Your Dog Winter Ready? You may be ready for the cold winter season, but is your dog? To ensure you and your pet are ready for the chilly weather, acquaint yourself with the following winter dangers and solutions to avoid them. Insulate the Doghouse During the winter, it can get very cold, which can pose a severe problem for your pet. For most dogs who are left … [Read more...]

How to Catch a Stray Dog

Found Dog

What to Do with a Stray Dog By Brittany Sorgenstein At one time or another while driving, we have all seen a dog wandering hopelessly around a street. He could have gotten out of his yard, or perhaps was dumped by his owner. Either way, if you are a caring person, your first thought is to try and catch him. Here are a few tips that can make it easier and safer for you to … [Read more...]

How to Transport a Cat

Cat Carrier

Traveling with Your Cat Someday in the life of your cat, you will eventually need to take her to the vet, groomer or new location. Instead of chasing down the cat and trying to trap her with a blanket or towel, think about using a less disturbing method. Before you convey any indications of transporting your cat anywhere, you will have to make a plan. If you just suddenly … [Read more...]