• COVID 19 Risk to Pets from CDC

    If You Have Animals
    Key Points
    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause illness in people and others cause illness in certain types of animals.
    Coronaviruses that infect animals can become able to infect people, but this is rare.
    We do not know the exact source of the current outbreak of…[Read more]

  • Should you vaccinate your dog against canine influenza

    You may have noticed a new item on the list of canine vaccinations recommended by your veterinarian, or those required for boarding or grooming services. Just like humans, dogs can contract a form of influenza, also known as dog flu. And like humans, dogs can be vaccinated against the flu…[Read more]

  • Experts: COVID-19 is not transmissible between people and pets

    If you think you might have contracted the virus, the CDC recommends restricting contact with pets and other animals (and humans, of course!). While there have been no reports of pets or other animals showing symptoms of novel coronavirus, people with symptoms should limit contact…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic Paralyzed Dog Mobility in the forum editor 1 week, 5 days ago

    Mobility for Your Paralyzed Dog

    The case of dogs is not like the humans who feel comfortable even when sitting for long hours. Unlike people who can merely sit in front of the TV or use the computer all day, dogs are naturally active and they love to wander around and explore as their way to enjoy life.

    That is why when your dog falls ill or…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic Pets Behavior Hotlines in the forum editor 1 week, 5 days ago

    Behavior Hotlines You Can Contact to Get Help With Your Pets

    Dogs will be dogs and cats will be cats, but sometimes a pet’s behavior can yield negative results and leave you with a headache. Unfortunately, the combination of pet’s behavioral issues and guardians unwillingness to work on issues can be an all too common reason for a family dec…[Read more]

  • Are Bird Toys Useful for Your Pet

    If you do not have too much experience with birds, you might not know just how useful Bird Toys can be for their wellbeing. At the same time, when looking for the best dog food […]

  • Almost instantly, pets become our entire world. Becoming madly attached, we end up researching all the things we should be doing to keep them safe, healthy and entertained. However, it’s imperative that we m […]

  • Within this article, we’ll concentrate on the distinctive types associated with the African Grey Parrot. The initial African Grey Parrot would be the Congo African Grey, Timneh African Grey Parrot, Ghana African Grey and the Cameroon African Grey Parrot.

    Nonetheless, by far the most renowned is the Congo and the Timneh African Grey. The Ghana…[Read more]

  • When dealing with guinea pigs, many mistakes are made by a simple action: visiting a pet shop. People imply by default that every and any product offered by a shop for a certain type of pet is legit and safe. Unfortunately, it is not. One of those products is a leash for guinea pigs, which in fact is a very bad idea. Cavies have very delicate…[Read more]

  • Pets Can Improve Your Health
    Mood Boost
    It only takes a few minutes with a dog or cat or watching fish swim to feel calmer and less stressed. Your body actually goes through physical changes in that time that make a difference in your mood. The level of cortisol, a stress hormone, lowers. And serotonin, a feel-good chemical your body makes,…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic How to Help Aging Cat in the forum editor 2 months, 1 week ago

    In every issue of WebMD the Magazine, we ask our experts to answer readers’ questions about a wide range of topics. In our July/August 2012 issue, we asked WebMD’s pet health expert, Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP, about keeping a cat healthy as she gets on in years.

    Q: My cat is more than 10 years old. How can I help her age well?INOpets.com Anything for Pets Parents & Their Pets
    A: Cats tend to…[Read more]

  • Kidney disease is very common in dogs, and protecting your pooch from kidney disease means you should be prepared to look for problems early. Studies show that 1 in 10 dogs suffer from kidney disease, reports Dr. Celeste Clements. Dogs can get kidney disease for any number of underlying reasons, and even worse, it’s often difficult to spot. Some o…[Read more]

  • Perhaps the most important thing to know about kidney disease in cats is that way too many cats are affected by it. In fact, studies show that 1 in 3 cats suffer from kidney disease, reports Dr. Celeste Clements. Cats can get kidney disease for any number of underlying reasons, and even worse, it’s difficult to spot. Most cats show no outward s…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic Do Cats Love You Less in the forum editor 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    According to the PLOS One website, where the study by Alice Potter and Daniel Mills is published, it involved twenty guardian-cat pairs. The cats were placed in two rooms with two chairs (one for the guardian and one for a stranger) along with some cat toys and covered windows. A video camera taped the interaction between each cat, the guardian…[Read more]

  • Animal hospital starts program for aging pets, The National Taiwan University Veterinary Hospital yesterday launched long-term care services for aging animals.

    Although rehabilitative therapy for humans is […]

  • Why you shouldn’t humiliate your pet during the holidays. Pets don’t know it’s Christmas, and that’s fine.

    Here’s what we think about dogs wearing fake antlers: “How cute!” Here’s what your dog thinks about it: “I don’t understand what’s happening.”

    At this time of year, you hear a lot about keeping your pet safe from holiday food, but you w…[Read more]

  • Holiday travel with your pets, The key to successful travel is all in the details. If you plan to travel this holiday season, it’s time to start planning, and that means making arrangements for your pets. Whether you plan to leave them at home or bring them along for the ride, here are some tips to ensure your travel plans don’t stress out your…[Read more]

  • Children dream of waking up Christmas morning to see a cute puppy or kitten with a red brow under the tree but before you gift a pet as a present there are some things you should know.

    There are millions of animals waiting in shelters across the country for their forever homes.

    Before you adopt a pet this holiday season consider this, they…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic Pet Tax write-offs in the forum editor 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Pet-related tax write-offs
    It’s not unusual for pet owners to consider their domesticated animals as members of the family.
    The IRS disagrees. That’s why the taxman won’t let you claim your dog, cat, guinea pig or whatever critter brightens up your life as a dependent.
    Market research by the American Pet Products Association found that U.S.…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic Animals Hate Cold Winter in the forum editor 4 months ago

    Do wild animals hate being cold in winter

    Anyone who’s walked their dog when temperatures are frigid knows that canines will shiver and favor a cold paw—which partly explains the boom in the pet clothing industry. But chipmunks and cardinals don’t get fashionable coats or booties.
    In fact, wildlife can succumb to frostbite and hypot…[Read more]

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