pets--animals

  • 6 Signs You Should Take Your Cat To The Vet

    If you have a furry feline in your life, this is sure to be a great addition to your home. Cats are lovable and compassionate creatures that can provide you with a lot of joy. However, there are instances when your pet may get sick and need some professional care. Knowing some signs that indicate your cat needs to visit your local vet may prove helpful in this situation.  
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  • 2 Tips For Making Sure That Your Cat Is As Healthy As Possible

    Cats can often be difficult pets to keep healthy because they are adept at hiding any issues that they may be having. As a result, you could have a cat that is suffering from various painful and dangerous illnesses but is not showing any obvious signs of his or her discomfort, which can lead to the issues getting worse and causing your cat's quality of life to drop dramatically. A few tips for making sure that your cat is as healthy as possible is to keep track of his or her litter box usage and grooming habits.
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  • FAQs About Dogs And Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is not exclusive to humans. Dogs can suffer from it and the consequences can be the same. To better protect your pet from the odorless gas, here is what you need to know.  What Are the Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Since your dog cannot articulate the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning that it will experience after exposure, it is up to you to take notice of its behavior.
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  • Touring A Kennel? Watch For These Safety Features

    The best kennels will be those facilities that keep your dog safe. Dogs who are boarded must be protected against issues like illnesses and the potential for escape. When touring a kennel, look for the following important safety features. Protection from Illnesses When dogs come in close contact and play with one another, they can easily spread germs. The best kennels will protect against illnesses and health problems like kennel cough, canine parvovirus and parasites.
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  • Which Type Of Kennel Is Right For Your Dog?

    There are dog kennels that are designed to suit every kind of dog owner. Some owners consider the dogs as their children, and prefer them to be treated as if they were a child at a sleepover. Other owners are less sentimental and more practical, preferring a kennel that meets their dogs' basic needs for food and shelter, with some unstructured socialization with other dogs according to their temperament. There are also kennels that allow dogs to run and explore wooded areas in a structured and limited recreation of their distant past,
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  • What to Expect from Radiation Treatment of Your Cat's Thyroid Tumor

    Your veterinarian diagnosed your cat as hyperthyroid with a tumor in the thyroid gland. Of the various treatment options, your vet recommended radiation treatment of the tumor. This is a definitive treatment, destroying the cancerous cells and restoring the normal function of the thyroid. It does mean a couple of nights in the animal hospital, though. Here is what the treatment entails and when you can get your feline friend back home.
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