Learning About Rodent Pets

  • Tips For Helping Your Elderly Dog Get Pain Relief From Their Arthritis

    2 May 2017

    If your elderly dog has developed a problem with painful arthritis in their joints, then you will be happy to know that there are a variety of different ways you can help alleviate their pain. Since not all dogs respond the same way to medications and treatments, you may need to use a variety of different strategies to obtain the maximum relief for your dog. When searching for the combination of treatments that works for your elderly dog's pain, follow each of these tips:

  • Getting Your Dog Necessary Help After It Eats Something Poisonous

    23 February 2017

    If you discovered your dog has eaten a poisonous substance, you are undoubtedly concerned about their medical condition and will want to get them assistance promptly. It is important to have an emergency veterinarian check out your dog to ensure they are not at risk of health problems. Here are some steps you can take before and during your trip to a veterinarian with your dog. Call a Vet to Get Necessary Instructions

  • Preventing Dental Disease In Your Cat

    17 June 2016

    Your cat will put up with a variety of health problems without a complaint. That includes anything wrong with their teeth. Like their human owners, cats can develop tooth and gum disease. If not addressed, the dental issues can become so severe that the only treatment is to pull all of your cat's teeth. You can keep your cat from going through this painful process by watching out for the following signs and getting your cat to the animal hospital should you spot one of these dental issues.

  • New Parrot Owners: Protect Your Feathered Friend From These Three Hidden Dangers In Your Home

    13 June 2016

    If you've never owned a pet parrot before, you may be surprised to learn of a few potential threats that could harm your new pet. Unlike other pets such as dogs and cats, birds are susceptible due to their delicate respiratory systems. The following is a list of three potential threats that could land your feathered friend in the animal hospital: 1. Overheated Nonstick Products This is a potential danger that may surprise some new parrot owners.

  • How Your Dog Is Making You Healthier

    6 June 2016

    Dogs take work. You have to feed them, water them, and give them medical care. When you consider these responsibilities, you may think getting a puppy is just not worth the effort. In reality, buying a dog may be the best thing you can do to improve your life both physically and mentally. Dogs give you much more than you give them. Mental Health Doctors have long touted the need for people to maintain social ties in order to maintain their mental health.

  • 3 Safe Home Remedies for De-skunking a Dog

    1 June 2016

    It's a nightmare every dog owner hopes never to face: the dog getting sprayed by a skunk. There's simply no way you can let the dog back in the house smelling like that, so the issue must be addressed rapidly. There are commercial products made to wash the skunk spray off dogs, but if your dog gets sprayed in the middle of the night or you live miles from a pet store, you might not have easy access to these.

  • Pooch Getting Up In Years? 3 Steps To Help Them Age With Grace

    1 June 2016

    Aging is a natural part of life – even when it comes to your pets. Even if your pet has lived a long life, it might start experiencing some health problems as it reaches those advancing years. There's nothing you can do to turn back the clock, but there are some things you can do to make your pet more comfortable as it ages. Here are three simple steps that will help your pet age with grace.