Recent Blog Posts

  • Getting your dog to adapt to a "lampshade" collar

    December 1, 2012
    Although you probably think of them more as a “lampshade” collar than their actual Elizabethan collar name, they serve an important purpose. E-collars are typically used to protect your pets from licking their stitches after getting spayed or neutered.
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  • Getting A Cat If You Have Allergies

    December 1, 2012
    If you know you have an allergy to cats, owning one can sometimes be a hard thing. If you just have to have a feline around, here are a few things that you should consider in case you want to try according to Franny Syufy of About.
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  • At Home Recipes For Your Bird

    November 1, 2012
    Making homemade food and special treats for your pet bird is a fantastic way to enhance your pet’s nutrition and provide a healthy and varied diet at the same time. Fresh foods provide essential nutrients for your bird, unlike some commercial seed diets.
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  • Health Benefits of Aquarium Fish

    November 1, 2012
    Do you have a stressful life, high blood pressure, insomnia? Keeping an aquarium may be good therapy for you. Studies going back as far as the late 80's have shown that gazing at aquarium fish reduces stress and subsequently lowers blood pressure.
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  • The Language of Wag: What Your Dog is Really Saying

    October 1, 2012
    The classic telltale sign of the emotional state of man’s best friend is the position and movement of the tail. Wagging infers happiness or excitement, while the well known “tail between the legs” demonstrates fear, shame, or timidity.
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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    September 1, 2012
    When choosing a pet, it is very important to consider the compatibility between your home situation and the tendencies of the animal you would like to own.
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  • Signs That Your Pet Bird May Be Sick

    September 1, 2012
    Diseases amongst birds can be quick and deadly, so it is your job as a pet owner to identify illness and bring the bird to the vet when needed. One of the most common issues amongst birds are respiratory issues and there are tell-tale signs to check if your bird is affected by this.
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  • Choosing an Exotic Pet

    September 1, 2012
    Choosing a normal pet like a cat or dog normally does not require a lot of thought or consideration because more often than not, you have seen or played with one. However, when choosing an exotic pet, there are several more things you should consider.
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  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    August 1, 2012
    I once had a dog named Lightning that was so afraid of thunder he would dart behind our couch for cover. Ironic, I know. Dogs are often afraid of the booming noise and will sometimes be so nervous that they shake.
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  • Preventing Your Rabbit From Over Heating

    August 1, 2012
    A common problem in rabbits is them being susceptible to getting heat stroke. It doesn’t take too much for your rabbit to get a little overheated.
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