Chocolate should never be given to a dog. Most of us know this. But not all quite grasp the science behind it or what to do if on accident their dog ingests any type of chocolate. Chocolate contains both fat and caffeine that combine to produce chemicals like methylxanthine and heobromine. These chemicals react… Read more »
Shiny coats on dogs and cats aren’t just important in the way that they look or feel. The condition of an animal’s coat is also directly correlated with how healthy their diet is. Healthy fats in pet food can help keep a dog’s coat in great condition. High quality, name brand pet food should… Read more »
Grooming your dog isn’t just important for making them look good and shed less; it also makes them more comfortable. Brushing and bathing are effective ways to properly groom your dog while at the same time checking for potential problems. Brushing your dog prevents mats, which can cause pain and stress. Mats pull… Read more »
If you’re hopping a flight or heading to a destination not allowing you four legged friend, you will need to board your pet. But before picking your furry friend’s temporary home, you are going to want to make sure it’s a clean and comfortable place where your pet will be happy. But this is only… Read more »
Properly socializing your dog from an early age is among the most important aspects of being a dog owner. Socialization is essential to your dog’s happiness and is sure to positively affect his health and longevity. Dogs, like humans, are social by nature. The earlier and more frequently you socialize your dog, the happier his… Read more »
All dog owners should know what kinds of substances are poisonous to dogs. Some are obvious, like chemicals that are dangerous to humans as well, but some are not, such as walnuts or garlic. While keeping dangerous items and garbage out of reach can help you avoid a bad situation, sometimes it’s unavoidable and your… Read more »
Domestic cats purr at about 26 cycles per second, the same frequency as an idling diesel engine. They start purring at one week old and purr both when inhaling and when exhaling. Young cats purr in monotone but older cats purr in two to three resonant notes. Purring means contentment.
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