Daily care and feeding, along with medical expenses, can add up. And considering many cats live 15 years or more, it can be a major financial investment.
Do all those cute cat pictures online have you longing for a feline friend of your own? Before you set your heart on bringing home an adorable kitten, stop and consider the cost of owning a cat. Daily care and feeding, along with both routine and unexpected medical expenses, can really add up. And considering many cats live 15 to 20 years or...
The costs of daily care and maintaining good health can really add up. Here's how much you can expect to spend over the course of your pooch's lifetime.
Being greeted at the door by a wiggly bundle of fur who is over the moon to see you is one of the best feelings ever. That feeling, along with a BFF who is always there to provide companionship, affection and a listening ear, is priceless.
But while dogs are a treasure, they come with a long list of expenses. Beyond the initial cost of gettin...
Common causes of diarrhea in cats include parasites, infections and more. Learn what you can do to help treat it at home and when they may need to see a vet.
Jean Marie Bauhaus
Your cat's stool can tell you a lot about their health. Stool that's mushy, soft or runny could simply be a sign of an upset stomach, but it could signal something more serious. Understanding the causes of diarrhea in cats and kittens, and knowing when to contact your veterinarian, are important steps to...
Have you noticed your cat looking a little pudgier and wondered if your cat has gained too much weight? But how do you know if your cat is overweight? Weight gain is common in cats, especially as they age and their metabolism begins to slow down. When you ask yourself “is my cat fat or fit?” here’s how to tell if your cat could be overweight or obese.
4 signs on how to tell if your cat is overweight
Ribs: Run your hands along your cat’s side. If you can easily feel their ribs along with a lit...
Learn about key differences between spaying and neutering procedures and discover when is the best age to spay or neuter your pup, and why.
Jean Marie Bauhaus
Many dog owners struggle with the question of whether to spay or neuter their pets. Unless you're a responsible breeder or you keep show dogs, usually it's best to have them “fixed," not only to prevent unwanted puppies, but also for a whole host of health reasons. But what's the best dog age to undergo these procedures? That's a questi...
Can dogs get hiccups? The short answer is yes. The longer answer is that it's much more common in puppies, but adult dogs can get hiccups from time to time as well. Dog hiccups are perfectly normal, and they're usually no cause for concern. But if you're wondering how to get rid of dog hiccups so that your beloved pooch can get some relief, keep reading.
What Causes Hiccups?
In both dogs and humans, hiccups occur when the diaphragm, a muscle located underneath the lungs, begins to spasm, as n...
Puppies can be a lot of work. There's so much to teach your new pup: where to potty (not on the carpet!), how to come when called, good manners, and many commands that will help keep her safe. Right now, that might sound far-fetched, but it's not impossible — so stay positive!
Here's how to train a puppy with positive reinforcement so she can grow up to be a good dog.
What Is Positive Reinforcement Training?
Positive reinforcement training relies on rewarding good behavior. Treats, petting, p...
Your pet's health isn't something to take for granted. Fears about making a fuss over nothing and running up a hefty vet bill might give you pause. Still, it's better to be safe than sorry. After all, your doggo is your best friend! When he isn't feeling well, he's not happy, and neither are you.
You might be tempted to question your instincts. It's important to distinguish between going to the vet immediately and scheduling a visit. Tune in to your dog's health by watching for certain signs ...
Some pups have no chill. When they're stressed, restless, or hyperactive, they may need help bringing it down a notch. If this describes your doggie pal, take heart: Help might be as close as your favorite music app.
Does music calm doggos? The short answer is yes. When it comes to dogs and music, though, your entire playlist may not be up to the task. Here's what you need to know about how to calm your pup with music, including why it works and the most soothing jams.
Why Music Makes Dogs Re...
You’ll definitely feel safer with a Cane Corso (KAH-neh KOR-so) around. This giant dog breed is fiercely loyal and protective of the people they love—able to intimidate strangers with a single look. Yet despite their imposing appearance, these big dogs can be very affectionate with their own family. Proper socialization and training are a must for this highly driven, smart-yet-stubborn breed, making the Cane Corso a good match for an experienced, assertive dog parent.
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Whether you just adopted your new cat from a local shelter, a breeder or a store, there's nothing better than bringing her home. Here are a few tips to give your new friend a safe and happy welcome.
Is your online dating profile not getting the results you hoped for? Try including your dog in your profile pic.