Pets & Animal
That dogs love all kinds of bones seems so naturally obvious that it might come as a surprise that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that under no circumstances should dogs be given them. Of course, it is common knowledge that dogs should not be given fish, chicken or other poultry bones th
Yeast on a dog's skin is an indicator that the dog has a compromised immune system. The immune system can become depressed through a number of channels including diet, exercise, vaccinations and antibiotics. In order to cure the skin yeast infection, the whole health of the dog will have to be broug
The first tip is that if you have a family with kids, it is important that you sit down with them and talk about bringing in a new dog. You need to remind them that your new pet is going to be a little skittish the first few days, especially if you adopt and shelter dog, and that they are going to h
BenefitsKidney diseases, some cancers and bone problems were found to be assisted by the introduction of a carefully planned vegetarian diet. According to the Australian "Health Happy Dogs," a vegetarian diet can help a dog's skin and coat problems cease. In addition, going vegetarian can...
A PetSafe RFA 67 is a 6-volt lithium battery that fits into your dog collar and can be used as a bark control, fence control, or for use with electronic auto-opening doors. The battery compartment has been designed for easy opening, but is also waterproof. You don't need any tools to replace the bat
If you are a dog owner, you should ensure that your dog has a lead. Basically, a dog lead is something that you can attach to either a dog's harness or collar to help you put the dog under control. A lead can be a strap, rope, or chain among others.
Early last year an incident of dog biting occurred in South New Jersey wherein a savage pack of wild dogs attacked a five-year old boy and bit off his left ear and part of his left leg. If the dog owners leave their dogs in an animal shelter there is a possibility that these dogs may survive and get
It is not uncommon for dogs to suffer from allergies or sensitive stomachs. If you feel that your little four-legged friend is having such issues, it would be a good idea to switch over from the regular dog food brands to the specially made food brands for hypoallergenic conditions.
After going through all of the commercial dog food recalls that have happened in the last 10 years or so, more and more dog owners are simply looking to make their own food. Even better, some owners are trying to make their own dog treats. The good news is that it is extremely easy to do, and if you
Itchy skin occurs in animals as well as humans, including dogs such as Pomeranians. If you have noticed your pom continually itching and scratching herself, have a veterinarian determine the reason for the itching before administering any treatment. This will avoid giving your dog unnecessary medica
Being a dog may seem like it's all sleeping, eating and playing, and perhaps it is, but that doesn't mean your furry friend doesn't deserve a pampering once in a while. If you're a New Yorker with a canine companion, consider giving Fido a day to remember and bring him/her to one
Do you look at your dog and say; how in the world did you get so fat? Believe it or not, 40% of the pet population is overweight in our country. There are many factors which include inactivity, over feeding, constantly switching foods for a dog that is finicky, etc. However, you as a dog owner can s
Heartworms in your pet can be more severe than most people realize. It is an easy disease to obtain an expensive one to treat. In this article I show how heartworms affect your dog and the symptoms they will have if they have heartworms. Also, I explain the expensive process of treating them and the