• editor started the topic Kidney Disease in Dogs in the forum editor 6 days, 8 hours ago

    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]

  • editor started the topic Kidney Disease in Cats in the forum editor 6 days, 8 hours ago

    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 6 days, 8 hours 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]

  • editor started the topic Getting Pets As Presents in the forum editor 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    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 4 weeks, 1 day 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]

  • 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]

  • Pet Senior Nutrition Food

    Older pets are a growing and very diverse group of animals. Nutritional requirements of senior and geriatric pets are not well defined, as each should be treated as an individual […]

  • editor started the topic Pet and Vitamins in the forum editor 2 months ago

    Pet and Vitamins
    Vitamins are a very diverse group of nutrients divided into two types:

    Fat soluble: Vitamins A, D, E and K. These vitamins are essential to a healthy life, are required in small quantities (micrograms or less) per day, and the excess is stored in the liver and body fat.

    Water soluble: thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin…[Read more]

  • editor started the topic Pet Nutrition Lifestages in the forum editor 2 months ago

    Dogs and cats should be fed diets specifically designed for their breed, age, and activity level. These factors are also known as physiological state.
    Dogs and cats should be fed according to their specific nutritional needs. Cats are not small dogs and have very different nutritional requirements than dogs, whereas dogs have nutritional needs…[Read more]

  • New Recommended Dog Joint Chews Dubbed “The Answer To Arthritis”

    Did you know 1 in 3 dogs will develop arthritis in their life? Imagine if you could prevent it? I’d like to share the story of my Lucy, and the joint chews I discovered that changed her life…

    INOpets.com Anything for Pets Parents & Their Pets

    I’ve had my 10 year old Lucy since she was a pup. She is a sweet, smart l…[Read more]

  • The ingredients in your dog or cat food, be it packed, raw or organic, may shock you. What is even more surprising is that even the premium pet food brands don’t contain the right nutrients that will sustain your beloved pet’s health.

    And what are some of these important components? For both cats and dogs, a nutritious pet diet must have…[Read more]

  • Your Pet’s Weight Matters

    Just like with humans, the primary cause of pet obesity is too much food and too little exercise. Obesity presents cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and digestive dangers to your pet’s health while also increasing the risk for diabetes, arthritis, fatigue and heat intolerance. In all overweight dogs and cats, the body…[Read more]

  • Finding the Right Dog Food Online

    Dogs are great pets which are emotionally bonded to its master and to keep it fit and healthy it is important to keep an eye on their food and activity to maintain their vigor […]

  • Cats, Dogs And Human Food – How Can Our Food Harm Our Pets?

    We’re all guilty of it – giving in to those big begging eyes pleading at us for a scrap from the table during dinner. Fido knows just how to get you to concede, and most of us justify that a little won’t hurt, or we don’t even think of the potential danger at all. But the truth is that…[Read more]

  • Snakes can gape their jaws wide to gulp down even very large animals.
    Snakes are extremely successful animals. Except for some islands and the coldest corners of the globe, snakes’ habitats span the planet. […]

  • Fascinating ways animals prepare for fall

     

    It’s officially fall, which for humans often means snuggling up inside and anticipating the holidays ahead. Conversely, for many animals, it’s a season of intense preparation for the looming winter.INOpets.com Anything for Pets Parents & Their Pets a large brown cow standing on top of a grass covered field: A male moose emerges from the bushes during fall rutting season on the Alaska tundra.© Photograph by John Eastcott and Yva Momatiuk, Nat Geo Image Collection  A male moose emerg…[Read more]

  • Aurelia Skipwith has ties to water interests fighting endangered species protection and worked for ag giant Monsanto.

    Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has links to powerful a […] INOpets.com Anything for Pets Parents & Their Pets

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