Some cats are just too classy for cat food. Should you indulge their high-flying ways, or is it too much of a risk? According to vets, the best food for cats is a stable diet of vet-recommended cat food with the necessary nutrients. However, there’s nothing wrong with a little human food every now and then, provided it’s in moderation and it’s safe for cats. There are some food to avoid because they contain toxic ingredients.
For some dogs, treats are an integral part of their daily routine. For some they’re nothing more than a reward for training. Whatever the approach, it’s important to ensure all treats are healthy dog treats. It’s also important to remember moderation, because too many treats, even healthy dog treats, have an adverse effect on your dog’s health.
Most pet insurance companies don’t cover pregnancy and breeding. There are simply too many complications that could arise and things that could wrong for a typical pet insurer to cover the risks. However, there are pet insurance companies that offer specialist products for breeders, so that they can give their breeding dogs and cats (and their offspring) the best medical care available.
Did you know that dogs favor one paw over the other, much like people are left-or right-handed? The question is, does paw preference mean anything or is it simply a curiosity?
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to activities that you can do with your dog. Don’t think you’re bound by boring obedience or that because you don’t have a border collie you can’t compete in field trials. Take a look at some of the trendiest and most fun dog sports you can enjoy today.
Caring for your puppy’s health
Bringing your puppy home for the first time is a brilliant feeling; there’s the excitement, the anticipation, the trepidation and, of course, the love. The trepidation is justified because raising a puppy is a huge responsibility and maintaining puppy health is not joke.
Caring for your kitten
Kittens are little more than balls of fluff when you bring them home, they’re ineffably cute but they’re also vulnerable and need a great deal of care to maintain kitten health and ensure their happiness well into adulthood.
Pets don’t just play a pivotal role in the happiness of our everyday lives; they have also played pivotal roles in storytelling through the ages. Think of Aesop’s Fables, which were written around 600 BC. Go further back to cave drawings that depict stories of hunters and their animal prey.
Caring for Senior Pets
Our furry companions need extra special care as they age, just like people do. They become more vulnerable to illness and injury and they may develop chronic conditions, like heart conditions or hip dysplasia, which require ongoing medical treatment or a special diet.