True or false? Cat whiskers and human hair are alike. False. Cat whiskers are unique because they actually have touch receptors. Touch receptors are embedded more deeply in the cat’s body and are connected to the sensitive muscular and nervous systems, sending information about the surroundings directly to the cat’s sensory nerves. Whiskers help the cat to detect and respond to changes in its surroundings.
September is Happy Healthy Cat month! Did you know what we offer a full line of cat health care products? Essential Pet has multiple solutions for your cat’s health needs.
21st Century Animal HealthCare is the provider of a trusted product line called Essential Pet Products. These dog and cat health care products are exclusively available at PetSmart stores nationwide. You can find them online or in the isles.
Surgery or any procedure that requires general anesthesia for your dog or cat is a big deal, but by taking a few basic steps to prepare both before and after, you will help reduce some of your anxiety as well as increase the comfort of your pet. Of course, it is most important that you follow your veterinarian’s pre- and post-surgical instructions.
Back to school can be a tough time not only for parents and students, but household pets as well. During summer vacation pets get to spend more time with kids, maybe sleeping late with a teenager, chasing Frisbees with middle or elementary school children or even hiking or swimming with the whole family. Back to school means its time for more firm schedules and quieter households. Pets suddenly go from lazy breakfasts to the frenzy of kids eating on the go while searching for homework papers, lost books and misplaced backpacks often followed by frantic dashes out the door and then abrupt silence and time alone.
Summer break is coming to a close. Kids are chomping at the bits to go back-to-school (just kidding), but what about our furry family members? How will they cope with the schedule change? There are several ways to make the transition back-to-school run more smoothly for everyone.
How do you know when your pet is actually a senior? Is your cat or dog showing signs of aging? Has he begun to slow down or act differently from when he was a little one? This might be completely normal, but sometimes hard to accept for pet parents.
15 things to watch out for or question with aging pets:
We know this is a topic you don’t necessarily want to think or talk about. But when your dog is eating poo, it is something you are forced to think about and perhaps Google any time it happens. You want an explanation and a solution NOW – and we don’t blame you!
So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the research for you. Coprophagia (kop-ruh-fey-jee-uh), a.k.a. poop eating, is behavioral and physiological and there are several reasons why your dog is doing it. In our research, we’ve found so many reasons that we’ve narrowed it down to the most common six found across the web. One of these reasons might land you a permanent solution to fix this unwanted and disgusting behavior.
June is Adopt a Cat month. We’d like to take this opportunity and give you 10 reasons why you should adopt a cat. Reasons to adopt a furry feline include the fact that they need homes. They might need you more than you need them! Another reason is because a pet offers companionship that is indescribable and irreplaceable. They also offer many health benefits.
Summertime is finally here, but with all the hustle and bustle of school being out and other summertime situations, it might make your pet a bit uncomfortable. New noises, different schedules and traveling can cause angst among many furry friends. The good new is this: We have products exclusively available at PetSmart that will offer your pet calming support for uncomfortable situations. Read on for more information.
21st Century AnimalHealthcare is a pet care business located in Tempe, Arizona that is dedicated to the health and well-being of pets all over the world. We strive to offer you only the best quality products at an exceptional value for your pet’s health and wellness needs. Essential Pet is one of 21st Century Animal HealthCare’s important brands.
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