Top 5 Easter Hazards for Dogs and Cats

Easter is a wonderful time of year for celebrating. It’s a fabulous time to enjoy our families and friends, including our furred companions, but with the festivities comes a multitude of potential dangers for pets. Fortunately, all of these possible hazards can easily be avoided with some precaution, tips, and substitutions. Pets Eating Chocolate Chocolate…

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Top Natural Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a defense mechanism that flushes toxins and irritants from the body. Pathogens from spoiled or bad food can quickly be eliminated before they are absorbed and potentially cause more damage. Table of Contents: Fasting Diet Rice Water Bland Diet Probiotics L-Glutamine Herbal Supplements Natural Remedies for Dog Diarrhea Diarrhea is not a disease, but…

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How to Stop Puppy Biting

How do you stop a puppy biting? There’s definitely a right way and a wrong way. Your pup looks like a teddy bear but those needle-like teeth are anything but cute. The puppy must learn to have a soft mouth, especially if you have children since those puppy bites can frighten a child and dent…

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Why Cats Need to Knead

It is a bittersweet irony that love hurts – or at least the love of an ecstatic cat “making puddings” on your lap hurts. You know the sort of thing: the soppy faced cat, quite possibly drooling with happiness, as she rhythmically pushes one front paw then the other into the skin of your thigh….

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Cat Vomiting (and How to Clean it Up)

Why do cats vomit? Unfortunately, there’s not a simple answer to this question. Indeed, it can be purr-fectly normal behavior (up to a point!) for cats to vomit. So a good place to start is by deciding if your cat is healthy but happens to vomit, or is a “sick” cat (to pardon the pun)….

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Let’s Talk Muzzles: The Hows and Whys of Muzzling Dogs

Do you know that not all dogs who wear muzzles are aggressive? If you see a muzzled dog and assume he’s dangerous, then think again. Some dogs need to wear a muzzle to protect them from themselves, like the scavenger addicted to eating things he shouldn’t. Why Dogs Wear Muzzles Some dogs are serial golf…

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Dystocia in Dogs

Dystocia in dogs refers to labor and delivery difficulties that occur when a female dog is giving birth. While most litters are born without any issues, difficulties can arise from a small pelvic size of the dog giving birth, large size or specific positioning of the pups, uterine inertia or issues common in specific dog…

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Pet Insurance in Seattle

Seattle is known for a lot of things, from the Space Needle to Starbucks to its lush greenery. It’s also one of the most popular cities for dogs, with canines outnumbering kiddos based on census data. Whether you own a dog or a cat in the city, protecting your furriest member of the family with…

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What to do with a Picky Eating Dog

Finicky dogs that won’t eat are frustrating for everyone: owners, trainers, and veterinarians. It just seems downright un-doglike not to eat anything and everything, but all dogs are different and some are picky when it comes to eating food. Breed and age play a part. Some toy breeds and older dogs are notorious for picking…

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