Your Pets Health Needs Can Change with the SeasonYour Pets Health Needs Can Change with the Season


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Your Pets Health Needs Can Change with the Season

When I bought my first house, the number-one item on my list of new home "must-haves" was a large, fenced-in back yard, so the dogs I would soon adopt would have a place to run around! I adopted one younger dog and a senior dog, so I have learned about caring for pets of all ages. One thing I have noticed is that my dogs' health needs really change with the seasons. My older dog has a little arthritis, and it acts up more in the cold winter and I have to give him a supplement for it. Both dogs are a little less active in the winter when it is cold, so I have to feed them a little less or they gain weight. I decided to start a blog to share my pet health tips, and I hope you can learn a lot here!

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How To Make A Nervous Cat Comfortable While You’Re Away From Home

Cats come in all shapes, sizes, and temperaments, too. If your kitty is a nervous nelly naturally, you might be concerned about their state of mind while you're away from home on a vacation or business trip. While you can be certain that leaving your cat with a professional animal boarder will ensure their safety, it's not a bad idea to take extra steps to calm their nerves, too. Here are three easy ways to help keep your kitty calm while they're being boarded. Read More 

Planning On Bringing A New Puppy Home? 3 Decisions You And Your Partner Should Reach Before You Adopt

Getting a new puppy is a lot of responsibility. In many ways, it's similar to bringing a baby home. Your new puppy is going to be dependent on you for all of its care. As it's caregivers, it's important that you're prepared for the responsibilities that will await you. That includes being on the same page with any other caregivers in the home. If you and your partner are going to be adopting a puppy, you need to sit down and discuss your care plan. Read More 

What To Expect From A Feline Dental Cleaning

Cats need dental care just like people do. However, it's understandable if you're nervous about what to expect, especially since feline dental care is a little different from people's. If you're interested in what to expect from your cat's dental examination and cleaning, read on to learn more. Examination Your very first step at the veterinarian's office will be a full visual examination. Your vet will look for signs of tartar, decay, and gum disease. Read More 

Is Your Dog’s Aggression A Symptom Of Hypothyroidism?

Aggression in a dog is often thought to be a sign of behavioral problems. However, there could be an underlying medical condition that is causing the dog to have negative interactions with others. In some instances, the dog could be experiencing hypothyroidism. If you suspect your dog has a thyroid problem, here is what you need to know. What Are the Signs of Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism occurs when your dog's thyroid gland does not properly function. Read More 

New Owner Of Backyard Chickens? What Should You Know About Veterinary Care?

With backyard chicken flocks gaining in popularity during recent years, many city veterinarians have expanded their practices slightly to accommodate feathered friends. However, in many parts of the country, finding someone who can reliably treat your own chickens may be a challenge, especially if you're an early adopter and few of your neighbors have chickens of their own yet. Should you seek out someone who specializes in farm animal care or hope that your area veterinarian is up to the task? Read More