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Safe Use – And Abuse – Of Dog Crates

A crate can be a safe, comfortable place for your dog to retreat but it should never be used as a punishment.

03/13/2014

‘Reverse Sneezing’ Common In Small Dogs

By Nan Talleno PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you live with a small dog, you’ve probably witnessed an episode or two of a respiratory event known as reverse sneezing. It happens primarily in small dogs due […]

03/11/2014

Canine Hip Dysplasia

Canine Hip Dysplasia is an inherited genetic ailment that is the result of an improper formation of the hip joint, causing deterioration and pain.

03/06/2014

Many Benefits Of Massage Therapy For Dogs

Massage therapy is not just for people. It’s a great way to keep your companion animals healthy and well-balanced as well.

03/04/2014

Are You Ready To Adopt A Pet?

Adopting a dog is truly gaining a new loving family member – in your heart and your home. This requires dedication, responsibility and commitment.

02/20/2014

Adopting A Cat

If you’re thinking of adopting a new companion animal but tend to be on the go, you may want to think about a cat instead of a dog.

02/18/2014

Naming Your Pet

When deciding on a name for your dog or cat, pick one that means something special to you so you can start to create a special positive bond right away.

02/11/2014

Preventing Your Dog’s Ear Problems

Canine ear problems are not uncommon. There can be various reasons why these problems occur including allergies, foreign material, ear mites or possibly infection.

01/23/2014

The Domestication Of Cats And Dogs

Dogs and cats have long shared our homes with us, living side by side, despite their ancestral differences.

01/21/2014

‘Zeutering’: The Non-surgical Alternative To Neutering

There is a new non-surgical breakthrough in veterinary medicine that has just recently emerged as an alternative to a surgical procedure when neutering male dogs.

01/16/2014

Encouraging Your Dog To Eat More Slowly

The proper rate of ingestion is so important for your dog’s overall well-being. Eating slower greatly helps to improve digestion and nutrient absorption.

01/14/2014

Keep Your Pets Warm Through The Winter

It’s extremely important that you keep your pets, both dogs and cats, indoors in cold weather, regardless of age, size or breed.

12/19/2013

Compassionate Gifts For Animal Lovers

If you’re looking for a special gift for someone on your list this year, here are several simple but sincere options for animal lovers.

12/17/2013

Keeping A Common Toxin Away From Your Dog

Xylitol, a sugar substitute found in a variety of sugar-free cookies, candies, gums and more, has been proven to be highly toxic, even at times, fatal, to dogs.

12/10/2013

Pet Proof Your Christmas Tree

Here are a few ways to pet-proof your Christmas tree this year.

12/10/2013

Getting Your Cat Accustomed To A Carrier

Sooner or later you’ll need to transport your cat so get him accustomed to the carrier well in advance.

12/05/2013

Dog’s Tail Tells A Tale

Research has determined that a dog’s tail wagging to the left has different meaning than a tail wagging to the right.

12/03/2013

Excessive Meowing

Excessive vocalization in cats refers to intensive and excessive meowing, moaning or crying which may occur frequently at various and often unexpected times of the day or night.

11/21/2013

Dogs And Cats Can Detect Illness

Both dogs and cats have an amazing way of detecting illnesses in people and in other animals.

11/19/2013

Have Your Pet Checked For Heartworm

Heartworm is an intestinal parasite which can infect both dogs and cats and, if left untreated, it can be fatal.

11/14/2013

Three New Breeds At Dog Show

There will be three new AKC canine breeds debuting this week at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show in Oaks, PA.

11/12/2013

Symptoms Of Hemangiosarcoma

Unlike lymphoma, which can affect both humans and animals, hemangiosarcoma is a cancer that does not affects humans.

11/07/2013

Diagnosing And Managing Chronic Renal Failure

Feline chronic renal failure or CRF is very common in older cats of all breeds and may unfortunately be the most common cause of death in senior cats.

11/05/2013

No Tricks Or Treats For Your Pets

Halloween should be a fun but safe time for all involved including your pets. Here are a few guidelines you can follow.

10/31/2013

New Safety Rules For Pet Food

After a rise in the number of recalls and pet food making dogs and cats sick, the FDA has issued new safety rules.

10/29/2013

Canine Obedience Training Vs. Canine Behavioral Training

Canine obedience training and canine behavioral training work in conjunction with one another and have many similarities but there are several differences as well.

10/17/2013

Pit Bull Awareness Day

Many Pit Bulls have made headlines this year as rescuers and heroes who have protected their families from impending danger. A local shelter is honoring the breed on Pit Bull Day.

10/15/2013

Overweight Cats

Obesity in domestic cats is described as being 20% or more over the ideal body weight. Overweight cats are at a higher risk of poor health.

10/10/2013

Playtime With Your Dog

Your dog’s body language conveys so much information. It’s up to us to learn to read the signals. One of those messages is simply a call to playtime.

10/08/2013

The Natural Need For Dogs To Earn

Since all canines have a strong heritage of structure and pack order, they naturally possess an ingrained predisposition to “earn” or work.

10/03/2013

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