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Behavior

on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Some cats are natural talkers and meow about everything. Siamese cats, especially, have a reputation for being talkative. If you want a quiet cat, stay away from the Oriental breeds. Other cats are naturally quiet and only meow when it’s really...

on Monday, December 5, 2016

It can be a scary world out there, and our pets may need some help dealing with it. Keeping our pets happy and reducing dog and cat stress improves their overall health.

Diseases

on Thursday, November 12, 2015

Your pet’s body uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of energy. If your pet has...

on Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fleas are annoying pests that bite our pets (and us in some cases), feeding on blood. They carry diseases and the saliva in their bites often leads to a cat flea allergy symptoms developing. An allergy to flea bites causes Flea Allergy Dermatitis (...

Symptoms

on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Our pets get cuts and scrapes just like we do. You can treat the minor ones at home. However, be cautious when examining an injury on your pet. Any pet can bite when he’s in pain. If you are the closest thing to him, you are the one that will be bit...

on Sunday, November 5, 2017

Many things can cause itchy dogs and cats. Discovering the cause of the dog or cat scratching can help you treat it appropriately. This gives you the best chance to get rid of the problem completely or to know how to control it.

Wellness

on Monday, February 12, 2018

Fleas are amazing creatures with a life cycle that is well suited to survival. From egg to adult can be as short as 2 weeks if conditions are ideal and up to one year if they are waiting for things to get better. The adults don’t emerge until a host...

on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

 Summer is here: fun, sun, and plenty of time outdoors enjoying it all. Of course, with all those pleasantries come hazards as well, especially for our furry friends. 

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