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3 Natural Ways to Help Your Dog Deal with Its Aging Joints

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Natural Ways to Help Your Dog Deal with Its Aging Joints

As your dog gets older, they may experience achy joints, which make movement uncomfortable. Dogs experience achy joints as they age much the same way that humans do, and their joints can develop arthritis. Here are three natural ways you can help ease your old dog’s pain from aching joints. #1 Omega 3-Fatty Acids Check out the food that your dog is eating. Read the label and see if your dog is getting Omega 3-fatty acids in their regular diet. Omega 3-fatty acids can help keep your dog’s joints healthy and prevent their joints...

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3 Tips For Your Cat’s First Trip To The Veterinarian Or Animal Hospital

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Your Cat’s First Trip To The Veterinarian Or Animal Hospital

Taking a kitten or cat home for the first time is a heartwarming experience. But there’s nothing very nice about introducing your new kitty to the veterinarian, at least from the cat’s perspective. The vet’s office or an animal hospital can be an incredibly stressful place for any pet, but even moreso for a cat that has never made the trip before. Here are three tips to keep in mind to help you and your cat survive the first trip to the veterinarian. Ask About Your Veterinarian’s Background Some veterinarians are jacks...

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Why Cat Boarding Is Often Better Than A Cat Sitter

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Cat Boarding Is Often Better Than A Cat Sitter

You may want the personalized experience of having someone come to care for your cat. A cat sitter will give your cat personal attention while you are away and your cat will be allowed to remain in surroundings that it is familiar with. However, there are still some reasons for why it may be a better idea to put your cat in a cat boarding facility. Cat Boarding Is Cat-Friendly Cat boarding facilities are built in a manner that makes them very enjoyable for cats. Cats receive their own condos that come with several hiding places for the cat to...

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Three Things Dog Owners Need To Know About Whipworms

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Things Dog Owners Need To Know About Whipworms

Intestinal parasites are a big problem for dogs. You may already know that your dog could get tapeworms, but tapeworms aren’t the only worm of concern to dogs. Dogs are also at risk of whipworms. Here are three things dog owners need to know about whipworms. What are the signs of whipworms? Whipworms are thin worms that look like threads. These worms live in your dog’s large intestine, and they may be expelled in their feces. If you examine your dog’s feces closely, you may be able to see the adult worms, but since few worms...

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Are Those Flakes Of Skin… Moving? A Guide To Walking Dandruff In Cats

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Those Flakes Of Skin… Moving? A Guide To Walking Dandruff In Cats

Flakes of skin are yucky enough as it is. When you look at your cat and see what appear to be pieces of loose skin moving or wiggling, that can be downright creepy! If you’re having this issue, rest assured that your cat is not possessed, and you’re not dreaming. Rather, your cat is suffering from an infestation with a specific type of mite called Cheyletiella. The condition is often known as “walking dandruff” for obvious reasons. Here’s a closer look. What causes walking dandruff? Cheyletiella mites are pretty...

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