How to Litter Train a Kitten

Training Your Kitten to Use a Litter Box Whether this is your first kitten or the latest addition, each kitten is different when it comes to litter training. Knowing the basics of kitten litter training and how to adjust your kitten to her new box can make potty training your cat less stressful and time consuming. When to Start In …

Constipation in Dogs: Causes and Treatment

Signs Your Dog is Constipated The signs of constipation in dogs are typically what you would expect and are similar to what we experience as humans. You may notice your dog hasn’t gone in a while or is struggling to go when he is trying to defecate. The most common and obvious signs your dog is constipated include: Hard, small …

Cushing’s Syndrome in Dogs

What is Cushing’s Syndrome? If you’ve heard of Cushing’s Syndrome or Cushing’s Disease, you may be wondering just exactly what it is. Cushing’s Syndrome is a disease that can be found in both dogs and cats, even humans. It is more common in dogs than cats and has become a more increasingly popular disease dogs and their owners are facing …

How to Tell if Your Dog Has a Fever

Can dogs get fevers? Yes, they can. Whether you notice your dog is a little under the weather or acting unusual, you may be wondering if your dog is sick. Dogs can get fevers for a number of reasons. Usually they are fighting off an infection of some sort or they are having a bad reaction to something they ingested …

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 …

Sick Dog

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 …

Dog and Cat

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 …