If you think that just picking up a bag of store brand dog food is feeding your dog the best food around, you are in for quite a surprise. Contrary to what the dog food industry wants you to think, not just anything can go into what you feed your dog. It takes some time, […]
Owning a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. The companionship and unwavering love they provide is not only fulfilling for the soul, but it is good for our health, too! In fact, studies show that owning a pet can boost your mood, immunity, and lower your blood pressure; those statistics […]
Everybody knows that dogs are a man?s best friend, and many dog owners will do just about anything for their furry companion. However, taking care of a dog means keeping an eye on its health, which may suddenly decline for no reason. While dogs are unable to speak with us, they may exhibit certain symptoms which indicate they are feeling under the weather. If you notice these symptoms, it?s likely a sign that your dog will need prompt veterinary care.
Change of Appetite
While a single skipped meal is nothing to panic about, a dog that suddenly changes its eating habits may be trying to tell you that something is wrong. If your dog refuses to eat anything for more than two days, they should be examined by a vet. This may be a sign that they are developing certain diseases, or (more…)
These days, smartphones can be found in just about every hand. As technologies increase, consumers continue to search for ways to make their daily life a little easier. For a veterinarian, it can be hard to find a way incorporate the newest technologies in the age of digital. As a response, more clinics are turning to online veterinary care through pet wellness apps that can be downloaded directly onto a client’s phone. Here’s a few things that pet owners would like to see on their favorite clinic’s veterinarian app.
These days, clients have precious little time to make appointments for their pets. It can be difficult for a pet owner with a busy schedule to find the time to call (more…)
If you’re unsure of your pet’s diet, you’d be wise to set up an appointment so you can ask your veterinarian questions. They will, after all, be able to give you expert pet diet advice based off of your furry friend’s medical records. In the meantime until that appointment, here are a few pet food suggestions to consider.
Scientific Formulas. - Pet food comes in a variety of different scientific formulas. nowadays. These are designed to provide the nutrients (more…)
Are you one of the 66% of humans who consider their dog to be their best friend? Dogs make wonderful companions and owning a dog is even beneficial for your health. People who walk their dog daily are less likely to be obese than people who do not have a dog. Children who have dogs in their home are 33% less likely to suffer from animal-related allergies. In fact, 97% of doctors believe that pet ownership has a positive impact on their patients’ health.
Dogs can live for as long as 16 years, depending on their breed and proper care. Providing adequate care for your dog can be overwhelming because they can’t tell you when something is wrong. Here is a basic care guide for helping you maintain happy and healthy pets:
- Put identification on your dog. Having ident (more…)
Is your furry, little friend looking a little plump these days? Sometimes, pets gain weight for any one of a number of reasons, and when they do, it can pose more of a health risk to them than you might think. Here are just a few pieces of pet diet advice that can help your animal pal get back to the weight they’re supposed to be.
Talk to Your Vet. - One of the most important things you can do when you think your pet has been putting on weight is talk to your vet the next time you go to the veterinary care center. These trained experts will be able to tell you whether your pet’s weight is an issue, taking into account your pal’s breed, age, and diet. If it is an issue, they’ll be able to offer you some pet di (more…)
If you’re adopting your first dog, you may be unsure of the commitment that comes with taking care of them. Dog owners must live a completely different lifestyle than those who do not own a dog, and special considerations need to be made to ensure the pup is as happy and healthy as can be. Here are a few things a new dog owner should do after adopting their new best friend.
Dog-Proof Your Home
Bringing a dog home means you’ll have to make a few changes to your house. Make sure that all cleaning supplied and chemicals are stored safety away. If you don’t want something to get chewed on, don’t leave it on the floor. This includes things like wires, shoes, blankets, and children’s stuffed animals. Make sure your house is fully stocked with all the things a dog needs, such as food, toys (more…)
We live in a world where online dating has become an easy, effective way to find your ideal soul mate. Globally, there has been a 57% increase in the number of online dating profiles — but have you ever thought of setting up a dating profile for your dog ? It’s not that crazy after all: Americans alone spend over $50 billion on their pets, who many consider to be members of the family. Here are three reasons why you might want to play matchmaker with your furry friends by setting up a dog dating profile.
1. Dogs Can Be Lonely Too
Based on surveys, 59% of dog owners only have one dog. While their owners are away at work or school, their dogs are often left alone. Of the 55 million dogs in the United States, an estimated 4% suffer from separation anxie (more…)
We Love Our Doggies
Everybody knows that dogs are a man?s best friend, and many dog owners will do just about anything for their furry companion. However, taking care of a dog means keeping an eye on its health, which may suddenly decline for no reason. While dogs are unable to speak with us, they may exhibit certain symptoms […]
These days, smartphones can be found in just about every hand. As technologies increase, consumers continue to search for ways to make their daily life a little easier. For a veterinarian, it can be hard to find a way incorporate the newest technologies in the age of digital. As a response, more clinics are turning […]
If you’re unsure of your pet’s diet, you’d be wise to set up an appointment so you can ask your veterinarian questions. They will, after all, be able to give you expert pet diet advice based off of your furry friend’s medical records. In the meantime until that appointment, here are a few pet food […]
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