Posts Tagged ‘pet safety’
Our pets can get worms, especially if they are outside and exploring the world around them. We’re usually warned about fleas, ticks, and heartworms but there are a bunch of other types of worms that we need to be aware of as well that can affect our pets and cause problems. Here are 5 types [...]
A few years ago my cat became extremely ill and it was unknown what caused it. I had rushed him to a 24 hr Veterinary clinic in my area and they asked me a ton of questions about what he could have eaten or been exposed to and I couldn’t think of anything. Finally, we [...]
With the nicer temperatures and the increased level of activity your dog is having outside, hiking can be a great way to bond with your dog and help them burn off some energy and also great for you. However, there are a few things you should do to make the hike enjoyable for you and [...]
If you have a cat, you know that they tend to explore and chew on things – from a shoelace to leaves of plants. They may even walk right into your fridge and sit on a shelf sniffing everything you have in there if you let them. Since their curiosity is hard to curb, it’s [...]
In a poll conducted by AP last year, 58% of pet owners – 63% of dog owners and 53% of cat owners said they would perform CPR on their pet. Many of us probably have some basic first aid kits for ourselves and our pets but many of us may not know how to perform [...]
It’s almost Valentine’s Day and if you have plans to celebrate it with someone special, don’t forget to make sure you keep foods and plants out of reach from curious little paws. The most common calls that animal poison hot-lines receive on Valentine’s Day involve chocolate and lilies being eaten by a curious cat or [...]
Cats and dogs tend to explore things with their mouths. Therefore as pet owners, we need to ensure that what they are putting in their mouths is safe. Many common household items can be dangerous and even lethal to our pets.