Category: Pet Health

Cats, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, vet care

What To Do When Your Kitten is Fainting or Falling (Video)

It’s scary when a pet is ill. Your kitten is precious to you, and fainting and falling is a serious condition. It can indicate something is wrong with her inner ear or nervous system. If your kitten is fainting and/or falling, you need to call your veterinarian. Only a vet can diagnose what’s wrong, and …

Hamsters, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Small animals

The Lifespan of Hamsters

Hamsters make great pets, but they have short lifespans. Their life span is dependent on breed, but it’s rare that any hamster survives beyond three years. You should keep this short lifespan in mind if you’re considering a hamster for a family pet. Mourning a hamster can be tough on kids, but they do make …

Alabama, Dog, Dog Food, Dogs, Feeding, Pet Health, Products

Does Your Dog Roll in her Food?

Does your dog roll in her food? Mine does. Alabama purposefully spills the food from her dish, then rolls in it. Although funny, this behavior is pretty messy and dirties up her coat. I didn’t want her eating kibble that had fur stuck to it, so I did what any rational dog owner does, I …

animal cruelty, Dogs, Golden retriever, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Socialization

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

Emma adopted seven-year-old Shelby from a local pet shelter. “I went there looking for a puppy,” Emma said. “But, I fell in love with Shelby instead.” Shelby, a golden retriever, was slightly underweight and shelter volunteers worried that one of her owners maybe abused her. Despite her reluctance toward strangers, Shelby took to Emma immediately. …

animal cruelty, Cats, Dog, Dogs, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Uncategorized

Read This Before Surrending Your Pet to an Animal Shelter

Relinquishing a pet to an animal shelter is never an easy choice, and it ought not to be. However, what can you do when you discover your child is allergic to your friendly Labrador? Or, when your property-owner suddenly disallows cats from your apartment complex, and you don’t have the money to move? It may …

Cats, Kittens, Pet Care, Pet Health, Pet housing

Should You Keep Cats Indoors?

I’d argue that yes, you should keep your cat(s) inside. Although it isn’t easy to change the habits of a formally indoor/outdoor cat, it’s not impossible either. All cats can be discouraged from going outdoors, especially if you cultivate an enriching indoor habitat.  Don’t Add to the Feral Cat Problem If your cat isn’t spayed …

animal cruelty, Chihuahuas, Dog, Dog Tags, Dogs, Maltese, News, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Yorkshire terriers

The Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Dog Breeds (INFOGRAPHIC)

It only took a moment for thieves to lure Keymo, a purebred husky, from his front yard in Jacksonville, Florida. His owner had let Keymo off-leash to do his business while she got ready for bed. When she returned, Keymo was gone and there was food on the sidewalk indicating he was lured away. Despite …

American Shorthair, Cats, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products

Can a Spayed Mother Cat Still Mother Kittens?

Key, may she rest in peace, was my American shorthair who died about six years ago. She was very old and lived a full life. I love her bunches and still consider her one of the best friends I’ve ever had and probably ever will have. One of my favorite things about Key was her …

Cats, Litter, Pet Care, Pet Health, Product Reviews, Products

The Green Pet Shop’s Kat Pak Review

So… I just learned about something awesome… Apparently, for about $0.67 a day I don’t have to ever change a dirty litter box again. And, this disposable litter box isn’t a plague on landfills. Nope, these boxes are 100 percent biodegradable and disposable. Sign me up. Cleaner than a Traditional Litter Tray Cleaning litter boxes …

DIY, Feeding, Pet Health, Products

How to Build a Homemade Hamster Feeder

Feed your hamster a single tablespoon of store-bought pellets once per day. Supplement pellets with a few treats per day, such as a once-daily apple slice or a couple raisins. Hamster food should be served from a BPA free bottle feeder/dispenser. Ensure the feeder is tall enough that both your hamster and your children can …