Category Archive: Pet Care

Jul 09

Tips for New Pet Owners

It’s almost time to bring your new family member home. You’ve scouted a walking trail to explore, purchased chew toys and picked out the perfect collar and leash. Owning a dog for the first time is an exciting milestone, but it doesn’t come without its share of challenges. The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association recommends some …

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Jul 09

4 Tips for Helping Pets in Need

For pet owners, their dogs, cats and other pets play an important role in bringing added happiness to their lives. As not every dog and cat is as fortunate to be with their forever families, you may be looking for ways to give back and help pets in need. As many as 117,000 cats and …

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Dec 23

Caring For Your Persian Cat’s Fur in Winter

Being a pet owner comes with a great deal of responsibility, and that takes on all new levels of car when the pet that you choose is one that requires a lot of attention. When it comes to felines, there may be no other breed that will require more of your time and pampering than …

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Oct 05

Discover Fun Ways to Keep Your Pet Active This Fall

Getting outside with your pet in the hot summer for lots of activity isn’t always easy, but fall is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors together. Here are some great ideas for you and your furry friends to enjoy this colorful and crisp season: 1.¬†Visit a pumpkin patch. Grab the leash and bring …

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Jun 21

3 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe and Healthy During a Heat Wave

Remember how desperate we were for warmth during those long, cold winter months? This can be hard to believe when the mercury rises and the summer heat turns into a little too much of a good thing. This can be especially true for our pets. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, …

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Jun 15

Get Rid of Fleas in Your House

When you own cats, you are at risk of having fleas on your cats and in your house. The odds are increased if they are indoor/outdoor cats. Fleas are nearly microscopic in size and difficult to eliminate. If you want to know how to get rid of fleas in your house, then you need to …

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Aug 21

Clever bathing tips to wash Fido right

Does widdle-biddle, Mr. Wiggles, want a bathy-wathy? It’s likely not the first time you’ve heard yourself say that while trying to get your dog in the bath. But doggone it, that smell isn’t going anywhere and it’s got to be done! Before you start to barter with treats galore, here are some tips for making …

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Feb 08

Tips for New Pet Parents

(BPT) – Whether you’re acquiring a new puppy or kitten for your household or adopting an adult pet from a shelter or rescue organization, the following tips will help you get off on the right foot with your newest family member. * What’s up, doc? Just as you require regular visits to your doctor and …

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Feb 08

Easy ways to improve your pet’s quality of life

(BPT) – Pet ownership is more than just a privilege – it is a responsibility. While pet owners spend ample time and money purchasing elaborate outfits, accessories and toys for their pets, what truly matters is when owners take the initiative to install healthy habits and routines that enhance their pets’ lives. Across America, veterinarians …

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Feb 08

Five simple steps to being a great pet owner

(BPT) – Brushing your teeth and getting dressed in the morning are among the daily routines that are second nature to humans. But you may not always remember that your pets need regular care too – like avoiding potentially harmful table scraps, being protected from pesky fleas and ticks, keeping the sensitive pads of their …

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