Fires And Floods: Preparing For A Natural Disaster When You Have A Dog & How To Help After Disaster Strikes

As a dog owner, you know your dog is part of the family, so you need to make sure you include him in your disaster preparation plans. You also need to learn a few basic ways you can help your pet if he does get caught in the middle of a fire or flood alongside you. Follow these tips on what you can do now to prepare for disaster and how to help your pet if he gets caught in the midst of one. Read More 

6 Things Guinea Pig Owners Need To Know About Heatstroke

During the summer months, high temperatures can put you at risk of heatstroke, a severe form of heat illness that occurs when your body temperature reaches dangerous levels. However, you're not the only one who can get heatstroke. If you're playing outdoors with your guinea pig, your furry friend is also in danger. Guinea pigs are very susceptible to heatstroke, and if it's too warm for you, it's too warm for your pig, too. Read More 

Stressed-Out Animals: Can Life Become Overwhelming For Your Pet?

So you have a job, bills, a killer commute and 2.5 children to worry about, leading you to believe that your pet lives a life free from stress. In many cases, nothing could be further from the truth! Animals suffer with emotional turmoil just like people. If you suspect the pet(s) in your home are a little out of whack, don't overlook stress as the cause, as it may be just the case. Read More 

Six Ways To Avert A Parrot Emergency This Holiday Season

When holiday festivities are underway, a parrot owner needs to be aware of potential dangers that could land a bird in the emergency pet hospital. At Thanksgiving and Christmastime, you need to be mindful of holiday decor, food and chemicals that could be toxic to your feathered friend. In addition, it's important to prevent your parrot from potential accidents in the kitchen. There are several ways to accomplish this. Why Parrots Are Prone to Holiday Incidents (and How to Prevent Them) Read More