Archives for December 2011

What is Medical Boarding for Dogs and Cats?

Some owners try to bring their pets to a typical kennel or cattery, only to find that they cannot accommodate the animal's needs and medical boarding is required. If your pet has special needs, is … [Read more...]

What to Look for in a Kennel

During the holidays, many pet owners are forced to put their dogs in a kennel. But you don't want to trust your beloved pet to just anyone! There are certain qualities that you should look for in a … [Read more...]

How to Get Your Puppy Accustomed to Grooming, Ear Cleaning, Toothbrushing and Nail Clipping

Puppyhood is an important time for your dog, as it's a time when your pet is open to new experiences. For a puppy, nearly everything is a first! Therefore, it's easier to teach a puppy to become … [Read more...]

Pet Safety Tips for After the Holidays

The holiday season poses many dangers to cats, dogs, birds and other pets, and many pet owners do take precautions to avoid injury or loss of a pet during the actual holiday celebrations. But many … [Read more...]

Does My Dog Have Tapeworms?

Tapeworms are an intestinal parasite that can affect cats, dogs and other pets. These parasites can cause serious discomfort for your pet, in addition to robbing the animal's body of nutrients. The … [Read more...]

Exercises to Help a Submissive Dog

In an extremely submissive dog, there are a number of exercises that you can try to use as confidence-building activities. By building confidence and eliminating extreme submissive attitude, your dog … [Read more...]

How to Help a Dog With Submissive Urination

  Dogs who engage in submissive urination can be difficult pets, as they're consistently producing puddles and correcting the dog can do more harm than good. In fact, many dogs who engage in … [Read more...]

Is My Dog Submissive?

Have you ever wondered, "Is my dog submissive?" In moderation, submission is a good trait in a dog, as the owner should be the alpha in the relationship. But extreme submissive behaviors can be … [Read more...]

How to Administer Ear Drops to a Dog With an Ear Infection

Antibiotic ear drops are among the most common treatment for a dog's ear infection, whether it's a bacterial infection or a fungal infection such as yeast. Unfortunately, many pet owners don't … [Read more...]

Signs of an Ear Infection in Your Dog

Bacterial ear infections are a relatively common ailment in dogs, especially dogs with long, floppy ears. The floppy ears create an ideal environment for bacteria growth, since the ear canal is … [Read more...]

Signs of a Yeast Infection in a Dog’s Ears

Wondering "Does my dog have an ear infection?" There are a number of symptoms that are indicative of an ear infection in your pet. Today, we'll explore the symptoms of a yeast infection affecting your … [Read more...]

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

Cleaning your dog's ears is an important task that should be performed on a weekly basis to reduce the chances if a bacterial infection or a yeast infection. Frequent ear cleanings will also provide … [Read more...]

How to Use a Flea Comb on a Dog or Cat

Flea combs serve as an effective method for removing fleas and flea dirt from your pet's coat. They can serve as a semi-effective tool for managing a flea infestation in a pet who is allergic to the … [Read more...]

Pet Care Tip — Keep Pedialyte in Your Dog’s First Aid Kit

Pedialyte is a vital element of your pet' first aid kit, as it can help prevent dehydration in a dog who is vomiting, experiencing diarrhea or in the case of a dog who is refusing to eat and drink … [Read more...]

How to Feed a Dog With an Upset Stomach and Promote Recovery After Vomiting

When a dog has an upset stomach, it's important to take a conservative approach when offering food, as it will take some time for the dog's stomach to calm. Offering food too soon or offering too much … [Read more...]

How to Help a Sick Dog Who Won’t Eat

Is your dog sick and refusing to eat? This can be a frightening experience for a pet owner and sometimes, there is a fairly simple remedy that will help a sick dog and encourage him to eat. If a … [Read more...]

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