Month: November 2017

Can my dog eat pumpkin pie? Cat my cat eat turkey? Thanksgiving is here and that means delicious treats, a few days off work and cozy food coma time with family and friends. But for pets, it also means many health questions regarding food and safely celebrating with their humans. To cats and dogs, Turkey
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Specialized diets may, in fact, incorporate ingredients that the pet food industry has deemed “bad.” By: Surprise Last week, I wrote about pet food. The post barely scratched the surface on how to talk to people about food choices for their pets. I asked myself why this topic still frustrates me so much and why
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On Saturday, 8-year-old Easton Lowery lost his “best friend,” a loyal dog named Beignet. “I could hardly stop thinking about it right after it happened. I was pouring down tears,” the boy told WCJB. The 2-year-old canine was attacked and killed by a wild alligator near Lowery’s home in Gainesville, Florida. The tragic event occurred
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A few months ago, we reported on a study that found talking to our pets is a sign of human intelligence. Well, as it turns out, talking to our pets may also be making them smarter, too. Take this video by Jason Ybarbo posted to YouTube on Nov. 12, for instance. Ybarbo claims that when
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Ah, junk food. The greasy, the sugary, the totally bad for you but so-so-good comfort food that goes down great any time. I’m probably the biggest junk food junkie out there — pizza, fries, burgers, candy, cake. You name it, I want it. However, being a junk food addict does invite a bit of shaming
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You can donate not only food to pet pantries but also toys, food bowls and collars. By: skeeze Life happens. Money gets tight — sometimes at the worst moments. Regardless of your financial situation, when you have pets, you have family. That means loving and caring for them, even when times are hard. Fortunately, if
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And you thought cat burglars were menacing. Residents of Mifune, Kumamoto Prefecture, in Japan will be cat-proofing every window and door to their homes after this terrifying and downright incredulous crime. According to Japan Today, the investigation into the attempted murder of an elderly Japanese woman has authorities pointing their fingers at an unlikely main suspect: a
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Just one sniff is all it took. As science and plenty of working dogs have proven, canines experience the world through their noses. So it should come as no surprise that they can also experience emotions, like love and belonging, as an olfactory sensory perception as well. In the video above, a dog displays just
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At the Monarto Zoo, you’re the one in the cage. The Australian animal park recently opened a new feature called Lions 360, a cage inside the big cat’s enclosure that puts you just a claw’s length away from the majestic meowers. “It’s a truly hair-raising experience with visitors able to enter the cage and get
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[{“title”:”Scrabble, Mancala or any game with movable pieces”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Clue”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Monopoly”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Puzzles”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Mind Games”,”points”:”1″}]An easy mark. [{“title”:”Scrabble, Mancala or any game with movable pieces”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Clue”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Monopoly”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”Puzzles”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Mind Games”,”points”:”0″}]Someone who can supply them with life’s essentials — food, toys and really nice cat trees. [{“title”:”Scrabble, Mancala or any game with movable pieces”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”Clue”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Monopoly”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Puzzles”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Mind Games”,”points”:”0″}]Someone they can get a rise out of by using your small
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This article originally appeared on Hello Giggles. Dogs are becoming more and more like their owners every day. For example, one dog from Utah faked being sick in order to get his parents to stay home from work. Sully started acting up on Thursday, which made his owners — Kennady Longhurst and Alex Salsberry — a little worried. Longhurst
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–9 pounds for females, 9–13 pounds for males Life Expectancy: Around 15 years The Scottish fold is characterized by their unique appearance. They display surprisingly round features: a round face, emphasized by flat ears; large, circular eyes; a short snout (compared to other cat breeds) and a round body structure with short
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Your vet should anticipate the risks of putting a particular breed under anesthesia. By: safepaws Occasionally, I come across a client who point-blank refuses to give their 4-legger an anesthetic. Sadly, this is usually because they once lost a much-loved pet under anesthesia. Chatting further, it often transpires the tragedy happened years ago. Back then,
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Hey dog people! We see you. You aren’t shy about showing your deep devotion to your fur baby. They go everywhere with you, know all your secrets, are basically an extension of your body … so why aren’t you guys dressing alike? Fabdog has an easy and comfy fix for that. The canine clothing retailer
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Two best friends are back together again. They were torn apart on Monday, when burglars entered a Melbourne, Australia, home and took several valuables, include an 8-week-old Labrador puppy that belonged to one of the home’s residents: 4-year-old Maia. While the Hood family was upset to find their jewelry and electronics missing, they were “devastated”
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Louboutina is adored for giving out free, furry hugs to New Yorkers, but soon she could be dishing out shoes as well. The golden retriever’s owner told PEOPLE Now that the compassionate canine was recently contacted by the luxury shoe brand. Louboutin is touched by the smiles the pooch works to spread each day, and
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Quimera the cat is like a character out of a Batman comic: one part Catwoman, two parts Two-Face. This exotic kitty with two different colored eyes, and a furry face similarly split between two different colors, belongs to a rare, V.I.P. group of pussycats who may (or may not …) be chimeras. According to geneticists,
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It’s a dark and unthinkable phone call. On Wednesday, shortly after dropping off her dog Brewster to be groomed at a local PetSmart, Betty Miller received a call from a vet informing her that her Bichon Frise was dead. While under the care of the groomer, Brewster was attacked by another dog at the Dickson City,
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