Healthy Pets2020-05-21T19:20:14+00:00

Healthy Pets

  • Pet Medication

3 Dangerous Mistakes To Refrain Making With Your Pet’s Medication

Even though everyone knows that they should follow the doctor’s instructions when it comes to medication, unfortunately, frugality makes most of us unable to get rid of the something. Why throw it away, when there is a chance those pills would come in handy in the future? With respect to medication – regardless of whether it’s for you or your beloved four-legged companion – the rule of thumb dictates that [...]

  • pet poison prevention awareness month

Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month

The following is a quick reference guide to the more common house and garden plants as well as foods that are toxic to most animals.  If you have these plants or foods, you need not dispose of them – just keep them away from pets and children! TOXIC PLANTS AND FOODS Here is a quick reference guide to the more common house and garden plants [...]

  • Medication for Cats

Administering Medication To Cats

Perhaps with the exception of nail clipping, administering medication to your cat is probably the biggest challenge you’ll ever face in taking care of your feline friend. You know that the pills are mandatory for the health and well being of your cat, but unfortunately, Mr. Destroyer of Antique Furniture will object. Oftentimes, his arguments come in the form of sharp retractable claws and canines inserted deeply in whatever part [...]

  • Reindeer Boxer

Top 5 Pet Hazards To Watch Out For This Christmas Holiday

Christmas is undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year; the colorful lights, the jolly decorations, the presents and having the people you love around you surely make it a magical holiday. While this may apply for most of us, the same cannot be said about our furry companions. Drinking from the Christmas-tree water, ingesting tinsel or having a piece of food that is toxic for a cat [...]

  • Halloween

Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween

Halloween can be a fun time for families and their pets. However, if safety precautions aren’t taken, it can also be a dangerous time for our four-legged animals. Here are some life-saving tips that can help protect your pets on Halloween. Dangerous Pet Costumes A safe choice in a pet Halloween costume would be a loosely tied bandana; but, if you choose to dress [...]

  • Itching in Pets

Itching in Pets

Hot spots are reddish sores that can appear on irritated skin. These along with excessive scratching, licking, chewing and scabs are often a sign of underlying issues.  Some common causes include poor grooming, external parasites, infections, anal gland disease, warm weather, allergies, tick or mosquito bites and skin disease. To effectively treat itchy skin, we need to determine the underlying cause.  If you worried about your pet's skin [...]

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