Learning About Rodent Pets

  • 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.

  • What To Look For When Searching For The Right Boarding Facility For Your Cat

    30 May 2016

    While cats can be left alone for short periods of time without too much hardship, there might come a time when you must board your beloved kitty for a vacation or business trip. If it's your first time boarding your cat, there are some things you should look for when searching for the right place to house your pet while you're away. Appearance of the Kennel Take a look around and check out the overall appearance of the kennel.

  • Three More Serious Problems To Watch Out For If Your Cat Has Fleas

    26 May 2016

    Most often, flea infestations in cats don't have much of a consequence. Once you treat the infestation and rid your cat of fleas, your problems are over. However, there are some cases in which the fleas can cause more serious, ongoing issues. If you cat has fleas -- or if he recently had fleas and you've since treated the problem -- keep an eye out for these possible problems that can result from a flea infestation.

  • Buying A Bullldog? How To Find A Reputable Breeder

    25 May 2016

    If you're thinking of getting a bulldog, you may feel unsure where you should get one. With so many sellers and breeders offering bulldog puppies for sale, how can you buy from a reputable place? You want to support a breeder that cares for the dogs and has ethical breeding practices. Here is a guide on finding a reputable breeder: Contact a local club Bulldogs are a very popular dog breed, and there are many clubs around the country with bulldog enthusiasts.