Entries Posted in"Pets"

Sharing Human Meds with Pets

Published July 17, 2015

Just like humans dogs can get diseases and conditions that are unbearable for them to stand. In many cases these diseases and conditions can be treated with medication. Conditions such as arthritis, joint pain, and pink eye are all conditions that both humans and dogs can obtain. Arthritis can be a painful condition in both dogs and humans. The good thing is there is a medicine that can help your dog through the pain. Pink eye is another condition that can be treated with medication as well. Here are some of those medications to help treat your pet’s illnesses. Humans […]

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Distemper: It’s a Cat Thing

Published January 26, 2015

Dogs are not the only ones who have the risk of acquiring distemper. Cats are equal candidates as well. Feline distemper, also known as the Feline Panleukopenia Virus, is a highly contagious disease that spreads through direct or indirect contact of the virus. Almost 90 percent of cats that get affected by the disease end up with fatal consequences. Symptoms to Look Out For If the disease is caught early, the chances of survival are high and the disease could be eradicated completely with proper treatment. The symptoms of feline distemper usually arrive 10 days after exposure. The first symptoms […]

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A Shaken Dog!

Published January 26, 2015

If you’re reading this, you must be in a state of blown up panic with not the slightest idea of why your beloved pooch is quivering like a maniac. The truth is that it’s difficult to diagnose the reason behind your dog shaking without the help of a trained professional. Dogs may shake for a number of reasons. But how do you know if it’s serious? A few reasons why your dog might be shivering include the following: Generalized Tremor Syndrome(GTS) GTS is also called steroid responsive tremor syndrome or white shaker dog syndrome. It was first seen in small […]

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What’s Good for Humans but Bad for Dogs

Published January 26, 2015

More often than not, people will always tend to assume that human food is safe for our dogs. This is however not the case as there are some foods that will be fit for human consumption but not suitable for a dog’s diet. As a dog owner it is advisable to know what the dangerous foods are that your dog should stay away from. Here are a few common foods that you should keep away from your dog. Avocados – The avocado contains nutrients that are essential for the human body. Avocados contain persin that is toxic to the dog’s […]

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A Balanced Diet for Dogs

Published January 26, 2015

If you are a dog owner, ensuring that your dog has got a proper diet is very important. There are different ways of doing this; the right meal for your dog will depend on a few factors which are the age of the dog, whether the dog is a pet or a watchdog but to say the least. At the end of the day, your dog should enjoy a healthy and well balanced diet. When choosing a diet plan for your dog, you can choose to buy a ready-made diet that will only require you to add water or you […]

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Going Green With Canine Care

Published January 16, 2015

While many people adopt an environmentally sustainable lifestyle for themselves, everyone may not be aware of how to be an eco-friendly dog owner. There are a number of ways in which you can go green with regard to your canine companion. For instance, plenty of paper towels get used while cleaning up after your dog, especially when it is a puppy. Try and use towels or rags instead so they can be reused instead of throw after single use. When picking up after your pet, use biodegradable bags that decompose in a month instead of plastic. You may buy a […]

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Cheetah: The Hunter Being Hunted

Published January 16, 2015

If an international land animal race were ever to be held, the winner would most certainly be the graceful and speedy cheetah. This large feline creature can reach up to 75 miles per hour, covering distances up to 1,600 feet at a time. Due to soaring body temperature at top speed, the cheetah can only maintain such swiftness for short periods of time. Its acceleration is also wondrous – from being at rest, it can reach a running speed 60 miles per hour in three short seconds! The cheetah’s entire physical structure is built for aerodynamic efficiency; its long, lean, […]

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Big Homes For Small Wonders

Published January 16, 2015

For those who want to witness the wonders of the underwater world in all its glory without having to dive to the depths of the ocean, a world-class aquarium is the perfect destination! There are a number of astoundingly big and well-designed aquariums around the world. The Aquadom in Berlin is a sight to behold. Its cylindrical structure holds a million gallons of water as well as 2,600 species of marine creatures. Located in the atrium of the Radisson Hotel, it offers visitors the unique experience of riding an elevator through the center of the cylinder, surrounded by marine life […]

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Cats: They Gotta Knead Something!

Published August 19, 2014

Part of the main reason why I have always loved being a pet owner is the fact that I get to observe weird and awkward behaviors. Internet videos can be found completely centered around strange behavior found in cats. One of these strange behaviors is kneading. There has been a lot of questions coming from cat owners as to why their cats knead, what it is their doing exactly, and what it means. It’s common in all cats to knead and even though there isn’t a for sure answer, there are a lot of theories. A very common act associated […]

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Dog Days No More!

Published August 19, 2014

As a dog owner, it is crucial that you instill a positive personality and feeling in your dog. Having a dog that just mopes around, is uncomfortable all the time, and just doesn’t want to be around anybody can really ruin purpose of companionship with a dog. One of the biggest things that dog owners fail with is making sure their dog has enough physical activity. Not giving your dog enough physical activity can put him on the fast track to the description that I just gave. Don’t let your dog have anymore dog days! Depending on what kind of […]

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