A Guide to Cat Pregnancy

It has been said that cats can sense pregnancy in humans, but can we sense when our cats are pregnant? Whether you are wanting to breed your cat, have an unexpected cat pregnancy, or are simply wondering how cat pregnancies work, this guide on cat pregnancy can help. Understanding how cats get pregnant, what a cat pregnancy entails, and what …

5 Common Dog Skin Conditions Pet Owners Should Be Aware Of

Does my dog have a skin condition? If you notice any changes to your dog’s skin or fur and see him in discomfort, your furry friend may be suffering from a skin condition. Identifying which skin condition your dog has can be difficult due to the number of possible skin problems and the similar symptoms many of them share. Identifying …

5 Signs Your Dog is Overheating

It’s summertime, and with that comes hotter temperatures. Did you know that your dog can get overheated too? What’s different about dogs is that they have a harder time cooling their bodies off than humans do. Knowing the signs of overheating in your dog, ways to quickly cool your dog down, and how you can prevent overheating in your dog …

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When Should You Take Your Dog to the Vet?

Pet owners face important decisions about the care of their pet, including everything from the food to offer, what kind of treats should be off-limits, and how much exercise they need. One question that many pet owners struggle with is when to take their dog to the vet.  Some err towards the side of caution and visit the vet for …

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Pain Relief for Dogs: What Can I Give Them

Dog owners would love for their four-legged family members to be able to talk for all kinds of reasons, and one of those reasons is so that their dog could tell them when something was wrong. Even if it’s clear a dog is in pain, it still difficult to pinpoint where that pain is coming from, which makes deciding whether …

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How to Help Your Dog and Cat Get Along

We’ve all heard the old wives’ tale about dogs and cats. There are phrases in all kinds of languages about how much they fight or how they can’t live together. But it turns out – with the right preparation and attitude – dogs and cats can live together as friends!   Somewhere along the line we got this in our …

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Cat Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Oh no! Your cat has been making a lot of trips to the litter box to pee lately, and now they’re straining and crying out when they urinate. Maybe they’ve even become frightened of the litter box and started peeing on your carpet! These are all red flags that may lead to concerns that your cat has a urinary tract …

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs? Symptoms & Treatments

Why Is My Dog Coughing? It can be tough to know if your pet is really sick. Just because your dog is coughing, it doesn’t always mean he or she is sick. It’s normal for dogs to cough occasionally, because they’re sniffing, licking, and panting all the time, which causes them to breath in dust and irritants. However, if your …

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How To Encourage Your Dog’s Positive Behavior

When you bought or adopted your dog, you may have imagined a Lassie situation, but ended up with more of a Marley and Me. Even if you find your dog’s antics amusing, there are times when it’s important that you’re able to control him.  Inexperienced dog owners may not know the best way to go about this, but even the …

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How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Dog or Cat in Texas?

When you want to bring a new pet into your home, you have two general choices: buy or adopt. While many like the idea of adopting, they can have thoughts that they won’t be able to find a puppy or kitten or the breed they really want—but that’s not true! If you know where to look and have a little …