The heat cycle of your pet and contraception

dog and cat contraception

Certain periods in the life cycle of your pet are crucial: heats, pregnancy, birth… Which are the key moments and which difficulties can you meet? Which solutions are suggested? The heat cycle of the female dog and her contraception • The majority of the female dogs have their first heats between 7 and 12 months. […]

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Cat Care and Cat Grooming

It is not because cats spend much time to make their toilet, that you should not also take care of their hygiene! Brushing, nail trimming and baths are part of the cares you will have to provide them. Even if longed-haired cats with require more care – for them, brushing should be daily – every […]

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How Do your Pets Experience The Cold?

It is the winter, flakes begin to fall, it is getting cold. However, did we ask ourselves the question for our pets? Because we don’t all own big Husky Malamutes cut for the cold! In fact, they are more or less sensitive to it according to their lifestyle and their specie! First of all, it […]

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Heatstroke in Pets – Symptoms and Prevention

heatstroke in dogs

During the warmer months of the year, dogs and cats maybe susceptible to heat stroke, certain breeds being especially vulnerable. Heatstroke occurs when a dog or cat’s internal regulatory mechanism cannot maintain a normal core temperature of 101o to 102o Fahrenheit (38.3o  to38.8o Celsius) When the animal’s core temperature rises above one 105o F (40.5o […]

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Primer On Bone Tumors In Dogs

bone tumors in dogs

Bone tumors in dogs are not uncommon, with osteosarcoma being by far the most common type. Bone tumors are most common in large and giant breed male dogs, and are usually seen on the front legs. Unfortunately, most bone tumors are malignant and spread, or metastasize, to other areas of the body, often the lungs. […]

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Health Problems Cat Owners Miss

Cat Achy-Breaky Joints

Feline Obesity Many of us are living in glass houses when it comes to weight (both ours and our pets’), which may be one of the reasons your veterinarian is reluctant to bring it up. And many veterinarians are doubly sensitive when it comes to discussing an overweight pet with an overweight owner, not wanting […]

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Dog Park Etiquette

  New to the dog park scene? Here are some guidelines: Only friendly, well-trained dogs are welcome at public dog parks. If you can’t control your dog off-leash, exercise him elsewhere. Supervise your dog at all times in case play gets rough. Just like children, dogs sometimes get over-excited and that’s when accidents and injuries […]

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Benefits of Coconut Oil For Dogs

coconut

When it comes to health supplements, it is usually Mother Nature that has the best to offer. Humans have long been recipients of the wonders of coconut oil, which also boasts a host of benefits for our canine friends. Comprised of 90% saturated fat, coconut oil may not sound healthy but most of it comes […]

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