Bowel wall inflammation may be a reason your dog is experiencing bloody stools. By: Myriams-Fotos Life is funny (in the “odd” sense of the word). For example, take the same problem and different people react in different ways. This is something every vet is wise to remember, since what is a catastrophe for one client
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Summer pests are ticked off! The Center for Disease Control recently announced that reported illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites have tripled across the United States, with nine new germs from mosquitoes and ticks being introduced into the country over the past 13 years. Lyme Disease, Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and many other diseases
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Because they multiply so quickly, fleas are difficult to treat. By: coyot Many people think that because they have an indoor-only cat, fleas are an impossibility. They would be wrong. Although an outdoor cat is more likely than an indoor cat to be infested with fleas (as well as ticks and intestinal worms), an indoor cat can,
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New vaccine protocols mean a safer unique vaccination plan for every individual pet. By: tamba09 Vaccinating your cat or dog used to be a pretty straightforward affair. There was the required rabies vaccine and the “annual distemper vaccine.” So what has changed? Well, a lot, actually. What We Know We know more about vaccine-preventable diseases and
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The competitions in the Rescue Westminster show included Best in Kissing and Best in Snoring. By: kelseyannvere This past February, the Hallmark Channel put on the first-ever Rescue Westminster, a Westminster competition for — you guessed it — rescue dogs. This is not your usual breed-standard show with purebred canines being physically examined by a
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Here’s a glamor shot of Stella — my sweet retriever/hound rescue dog. All photos by: Lindsey Watson/Petful Doppelganger. The term, literally meaning “double-doer” in German, has gained attention in recent years. Two strangers randomly share the same corner of the world with someone strikingly identical. There’s a theory that humans have 7 doppelgängers somewhere. Coupled
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Persians are sweethearts, but their stain-prone fur under their eyes need a lot of attention. By: Michal Bednarek 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 7–12 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–15 years or more Persians are medium-sized, longhair cats with tails almost as wide as their bodies. Their colors are varied and include silver, golden, shaded, smoke, tabby, particolor, bi-color and himalayan.
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Let your best dog be your wing-canine when it comes to dating. By: shilpasingh369 The dating scene nowadays is intimidating, stressful and — to my mind — far more trouble than it’s worth. You have a slew of new terminology to tackle, such as “ghosting,” “breadcrumbing,” “stashing” and “benching.” (What do those even mean?) And
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