A Question From A Concerned Reader

* Due to recent spam received on our forum, I have closed down the forum when we moved servers, and am in the process of rebuilding a new forum from scratch. As such, I am unable to refer a concerned … [Read more...]

Pet First Aid Kit

By Carol Osborne First, know what is normal. It is important that you be able to assess your pet's physical condition in order to evaluate his needs, especially since many animals are stoic and will … [Read more...]

Get Your Pet Fit, Not Fat

By Sarah Fields Fat pets are hitting the headlines more and more often recently and with Animal Welfare charities such as the RSPCA beginning to intervene is it a case of the 'nanny state' for our … [Read more...]

Healthy Horse vs. Sick Horse

By Ron Petracek There are many signs that will tell you whether your horse is healthy and doing well or if he is a little “off” and not feeling so great. As a horse owner, or potential horse owner, … [Read more...]

Allergies to Cats

By Ric Wiley I am convinced my cat is allergic to me. If I was spending money on him, that was OK. If I was feeding him, that was OK, if I was making him comfy and tickling him under his chin, that … [Read more...]

The Importance Of Horse Supplies In Maintaining A Healthy Animal

By Riley Hendersen In the care and keeping of horses, it is necessary to have a variety of standard horse supplies at the ready in order to responsibly fulfill our duties as horse owners or … [Read more...]

Understanding The Signs Of Horse Health To Protect Your Animal

By Riley Hendersen As any pet is cared for within the home, the care for horses is very much the same; ensuring the proper medical, physical, and nutritional care for a horse is part of the … [Read more...]

Care for Rabbits in the Summer

By Sophie Morgan Rabbits are very playful, fun, and intelligent creatures, and they're adorable as well. If you're a parent that was tempted (perhaps at Easter) to purchase a rabbit as a pet for your … [Read more...]

Cat Owner Mourns Pet’s Death, Spreads Awareness About Feline Heartworms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cat Owner Mourns Pet’s Death - Spreads Awareness About Feline Heartworms COLUMBIA, S.C., March 1, 2007 ­– Harley Jones (also affectionately called "Baby Girl") was a loving … [Read more...]

Care of Foals

By Roger Bourdon Its so exciting isn’t it having a new foal around. I just love them, they are so gorgeous to look at and so vulnerable, that I find them completely adorable! OK, so that’s enough of … [Read more...]

Basic Ways To Look After Horse Health

[recreation] By Samantha Kay Horses are living creatures with needs and emotions. But if you love horses, you don't need to be told that. And like all living creatures, they need to be kept healthy … [Read more...]

Hints & Tips For Dieting Your Dog or Cat – Or The Story Of Saskia

[recreation] By Trish Gudgion Obesity in pets is a very common problem and also can be very difficult to overcome. In my years at the Vet Surgery I'd often hear 'I've tried everything to make her … [Read more...]

Giving Your Older Cat the Best Life Possible

By Carolyn McFann Just like humans, when cats get older, their needs and interests may change. A once active kitty may sleep more, or if he once liked to climb to the highest point in the room, he … [Read more...]

Basic Ways To Look After Horse Health

By Samantha Kay Horses are living creatures with needs and emotions. But if you love horses, you don't need to be told that. And like all living creatures, they need to be kept healthy if they are to … [Read more...]

Hints & Tips For Dieting Your Dog or Cat – Or The Story Of Saskia

By Trish Gudgion Obesity in pets is a very common problem and also can be very difficult to overcome. In my years at the Vet Surgery I'd often hear 'I've tried everything to make her lose weight but … [Read more...]

GLUCOSAMINE and CHONDROITIN Supplements

What They Are and What They Do Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate supplements are fast becoming the most widely used supplements in dogs' diets. The reason is this: Arthritis in dogs is one of the … [Read more...]

Itchy Scratchy Dog

By: Veronica Eng Many dogs today suffer from constant scratching and this can cause much dismay and annoyance from pet owners especially if they are their wits end on what is causing the itch. Some … [Read more...]

Is Your Goldfish Constipated

By Lee Dobbins I recently read a story online about a goldfish that died at the ripe old age of 43. I marveled at the story because my goldfish only seem to last a couple of months. What caused this … [Read more...]

To Declaw or Not To Declaw – Is There Really A Question?

By: Christopher Byrnes Cats are born with claws, the same way that humans are born with fingernails and toe nails. Cats need claws in order to mark or scratch a specific place or territory that they … [Read more...]

Understand The Low Appetite Of Your Pet Turtle

By David Rumsey Most of the tortoises are aquatic reptiles, which need to be in the water while feeding, in order to be able to swallow. In most of the cases, even if you put their food on land, they … [Read more...]

My Cat's Teeth – Do I Realy Have To Worry About Them?

By David P Lee If you have a cat, then its health and happiness will be very important to you. People spend a lot of money on food, treats, toys and sometimes even clothing for their pets. They also … [Read more...]

Poisonous Plants That Can Harm Your Pets

By Amy G. Casey Protect your pets from poisonous plants that grow in your garden! It's getting warmer outside and the spring flowers are blooming. You may be thinking of what to plant for summer. but … [Read more...]

Most Common Gold Fish Diseases and Treatment

By Tim D Smith Goldfish are susceptible to disease and once infected can have a greatly shortened life span. The most common reasons goldfish get sick are if the fish tank is dirty, due to poor … [Read more...]

When Your Elderly Dogs Soils In The House Don't Shout

By: Jeff Clare No doubt you have already faced the reality that we all get old. Loved ones won't be as strong or as healthy as they are now and will require more time and attention as the years go … [Read more...]

Stop and Prevent Cat Diarrhea

By: Stephen Becker This article discusses why cat diarrhea/vomiting are epidemic, what you can give them to quickly stop routine diarrhea; but better still, how to prevent it. If Dogs are mans best … [Read more...]

Is Your Horse's Pasture Toxic?

By Fran Mullens After a winter of dry hay, last years grass from the horse’s point of view, anything green can be very tempting for a horse. During certain seasons or under certain pasture … [Read more...]

How To Treat Dog Vomiting

How To Treat Dog Vomiting By Dr. Andrew Jones A very common problem that virtually all of us see as dog owners is dog vomiting. There are potentially many different causes of dog vomiting. The most … [Read more...]

Iams® e-news: Spring changes for your senior dog

Periodic Newsletter from The IAMS Company: From: "Iams Dog" To: hart (at) petlvr.com Subject: Iams® e-news: Spring changes for your senior dog MAIN STORY - When Your Old Pal Meets New Friends The … [Read more...]

Goldfish Diseases – Symptoms To Watch For In Your Fish

Goldfish Diseases - Symptoms To Watch For In Your Fish By Lee Dobbins There are several goldfish diseases that can threaten the health of your aquatic pet, but if you provide the proper tank … [Read more...]

How to Feed and Care for Orphaned Kittens

How to Feed and Care for Orphaned Kittens By LeAnn R. Ralph Over the last 15 years, I have raised nine orphaned kittens. Four of them were two weeks old when their mother was killed; three others … [Read more...]

Horses Chew – But on You?

Horses Chew - But on You? By John Silveira Horses chew, we all know that, but if you’ve ever watched horses out in pasture they’ll perform types of grooming and bonding rituals with their teeth. … [Read more...]

2 Ways to Administer Liquid Medication to Your Dog

2 Ways to Administer Liquid Medication to Your Dog By John Edwards There are 2 effective methods for getting any form of liquid medication down your dog’s throat: Make a pouch or pry the mouth … [Read more...]

Canine Pregnancy Guide

Canine Pregnancy Guide By: Rebecca Prescott In many ways canine pregnancy is not that different from human pregnancy, although it is somewhat shorter, averaging sixty-three days. A dog's diet, as … [Read more...]

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