How To Get The Most From Pet Health Insurance

How To Get The Most From Pet Health Insurance

Health, Vet Visits

Planning to get a puppy or kitten soon, a young adult pet, or even an adult animal? Pet health insurance can be a good buy. Companies that offer the coverage provide a variety of plans that meet the different needs of pet owners, from the person who wants emergency coverage only to the one who […]

Why Does Your Dog Howl?

Why Does Your Dog Howl?

Training

A howl is a normal part of the canine communication repertoire, but some dog breeds howl more than others. The Northern types such as Alaskan Malamutes even use a typical “woo-woo” happy howl in conversation between each other and human family members.

Boxes: Your Kitten’s Safe Spaces

Boxes: Your Kitten’s Safe Spaces

Kittens & Puppies

If you spend any time online, you’ve seen photos of cats and kittens in cardboard boxes. Little kittens in big boxes, large cats squished into tiny boxes, and multiple cats all in the same box. People are fascinated by the feline species’ love of boxes. More Than A Cardboard Box For cats it’s more about […]

Advanced Cat Grooming: Taming The Longhair’s Locks

Advanced Cat Grooming: Taming The Longhair’s Locks

Grooming

Experts agree: When it comes to grooming longhaired kitties, starting young is the key to acceptance. A kitten who learns early to love and accept being groomed won’t have the fear that develops when grooming is rough or painful. The first thing to know about grooming longhaired cats is that not all their coats are […]

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: 3 Ways To Prepare

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: 3 Ways To Prepare

Kittens & Puppies

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy. Have you scheduled your puppy’s first veterinary visit? Puppies are works in progress, eager to explore their new world, but it takes a team to protect them. Thankfully, a puppy’s “cute factor” makes it easy to forgive expected mistakes. But puppies need more than “cute” to protect their […]

How To Trim Puppy Nails Without a Fuss

How To Trim Puppy Nails Without a Fuss

Grooming

Puppy nails are sharp. Because puppies have yet to learn that jumping on people is unwanted, those sharp nails can do some damage to your skin. It’s important then to introduce your puppy to nail trimming as soon as you bring him home. When his nails are trimmed early and often, it becomes a normal […]

Your Puppy’s First Veterinary Visit: What to Know

Your Puppy’s First Veterinary Visit: What to Know

Kittens & Puppies

Background information about your pup can help the veterinary staff better care for the little guy. And whether the pup acts healthy or is under the weather, it’s important to bring samples from your baby’s (ahem) output for the vet to evaluate. Here’s what you should plan on bringing to the visit. Documentation Shelters and […]

4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

Grooming

By now you’ve probably heard that dogs and cats should have their teeth brushed regularly, preferably every day. Good dental care is vital not just to the health of your pet’s mouth, but also his entire body. Dogs and cats who aren’t used to having their teeth brushed may be uncomfortable with the procedure. After […]