Why Treating Fleas is a Must for any Animal Lover

Why Treating for Fleas is a Must for any Animal Lover! Author: Jonathan Wallace We have all done it, we look over in the corner and see Rover scratching and think “Oh he has an Itch it can’t be fleas”. A few weeks later he is still doing it! Yes chances are Rover has fleas and they need to be … Read More

Helping Kids and Pets Develop ‘Pawsitive’ Relationships

Dogs, like children, are part of the family. But no matter what the dog’s temperament, families with young children should take some important safety precautions. For the children’s safety and the dog’s, it’s crucial that they learn how to play nicely with each other. Here are some suggestions: * Choose the right breed and personality. Generally the large breeds – … Read More

Crisis Checklist: Saving Your Pets Life When Disaster Strikes

Help could not come soon enough for the residents of New Orleans and the surrounding Gulf areas. But for devoted animal owners rescue came at a price-leave your pet behind. Having a plan in place before disaster strikes can save both you and your pets lives. Here is what to do now. General Helpful Hints 1 If you live in … Read More

4 Things to Think About Before Declawing your Cat

Declawing is a major surgery known as onychectomy, performed under anesthesia, that removes the tip of each digit (from the first knuckle out) of the cat’s forepaws. There is a slight chance of death in the surgery, and a declawed cat may have an increased risk of infection and life-long discomfort in its paws. This surgery is not recommended for … Read More

Do Pets and Apartments Mix?

If your a pet owner who is considering a move to an apartment there are certain things you must be keep in mind. First, whether or not your pet will be accepted by most landlords depends primarily on the type, size and personality of your pet. Dogs: If you own a large dog, apartment living is probably not for you. … Read More