Four Tips For Getting A Timid Cat Into A Carrier

When you have a timid cat who is not happy about being put into a crate, the hardest part of visiting the vet is getting there! Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to help ease your cat's tension and get him or her into the crate calmly. Start with these tips. Choose a comfortable, welcoming crate. There are tons of different types of cat carriers on the market. Some are more inviting than others. Read More 

3 Tips For Preparing For Your Dog’s Spaying

Getting your young female dog spayed is a responsible choice for many reasons: it prevents unwanted litters of puppies, keeps male dogs from attempting to mate with her, and has many health benefits, including reducing the risk of certain diseases and cancers. Spaying is also a major surgery that is more complicated than having a male dog neutered, so it's a good idea to be prepared ahead of time in order to keep your dog as comfortable and healthy as possible after the operation. Read More 

Take Caution With Your Dog During Hot Weather

Summer activities are fun for you and your family, including your dog, but you should be careful when it comes to the heat. Human beings have efficient "cooling systems" which keep you from getting sick while you do that strenuous hike in the middle of the day. Your dog cools off differently and is more suited to being active during the cooler times of the day or during the night. Therefore, you must take special precautions when it comes to doing things with your dog during the hot seasons: Read More 

Itchin’ Kitten: Signs Your Kitten Needs Flea Control

Fleas are terrible pests that can easily get hold of your kitten, even if they're not allowed to go outside. Fleas can come indoors on your clothes, shoes, or other pets that are allowed to come and go as they please. Fleas can potentially be lethal for kittens, so it's extremely important to protect your kitten from fleas. If you're not sure if you have a flea problem, check your kitten for these three signs that fleas can cause. Read More 

Is Your Cat Aging? 5 Tips To Help It Through Its Golden Years

If you have a cat that's getting up there in age, it's time to start thinking in terms of the senior years. As your cat ages, it will start experiencing some of the same discomforts and health issues that affect humans, as they age. Unfortunately, your cat won't be able to tell about the problems it's experiencing in words. However, if you pay close attention, it might be telling you about those problems through actions. Read More