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Cats | July 16, 2012

What’s a Calico Cat?

A calico cat is not a breed of cat, it is simply a term used to describe a particular pattern and color of the cat’s coat. A calico, known by […]

Cats | July 9, 2012

Wood Ticks, Pets, and Things You Should Know

There are more than 650 species of hard ticks (part of the Ixodidae family). The adult tick has eight legs and mouthparts that attach and suck blood from the host […]

Dogs | July 2, 2012

Teaching your Dog New Tricks

Before a dog can be taught to perform tricks, the trainer must first learn how to properly teach a dog tricks. In other words, dog owners must know the principles […]

Cats | June 25, 2012

When Should You Have Your Pet Spayed or Neutered?

When Should You Have Your Pet Spayed or Neutered? This question provokes constant debate in the veterinary and rescue fields. Indeed, some medical complications (for example, mammary tumors) can be […]

Cats | June 4, 2012

Playtime: The Importance of Toys for your Cat

Although indoor cats don’t have to hunt for their food, they still have the urge to pounce. Toys are extremely important to the health and happiness of your cat. Something […]

Dogs | May 29, 2012

Summer Heat Means Toasty Feet

Those hot temperatures have already set in. The streets and sidewalks have turned into heat-retaining hotplates for the sensitive underside of your pet’s paws. Take a walk barefoot on any […]

Cats | May 21, 2012

How to Deter Pet Furniture Scratching

Cats scratch things to mark their territories, exercise, and they like the way it feels. Cats tend to scratch, seemingly, anything that does the job, and this may sometimes include […]

Cats | May 14, 2012

Trimming your pet’s nails

Depending on your pet’s attitude, you may not want to say the word “nail trim” too loud. While some cats and dogs barely notice when you’re trimming their nails, others […]

Dogs | May 7, 2012

Counteract the effects of dog urine on lawns

If you have dogs, especially large female dogs, then you probably have yellow or dead spots in your lawn created by their urine. It’s worse with female dogs that typically […]