Factors You Should Consider When Determining If Pet Insurance Is Right For You

22 December 2015
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If you have added a new pet to your household this holiday season, you may be wondering whether you need to purchase pet insurance. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. While pet insurance may be a great idea for some, it isn't a good fit for others. Here are some of the factors you should consider when determining if pet insurance is ideal for you and your furry friend. What Your Pet's Breed Is and What Health Conditions They May be Prone To Read More 

3 Tips For Choosing A Toothpaste For Your Dog

15 October 2015
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Dogs can suffer the same aches and pains from poor dental hygiene that humans can. If they are suffering from a toothache or an infection, they will be in a good amount of pain until it is treated. As a result, it is important to take preventative steps in order to keep your dog's teeth as healthy as possible. This often starts with regular tooth brushing and using a suitable toothpaste. Read More 

The 4 Most Common Illnesses That Cats Get

10 September 2015
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Cats can often display subtle symptoms when ill, and it can be hard for pet owners to recognize sometimes. By taking your cat to the vet for regular checkups and getting the required shots, you help guard your cat against serious illness. However, learning about some of the most common illnesses your cat can get can help you look out for symptoms early on and help you act promptly to get your furry friend the treatment they need as soon as possible. Read More 

Comprehensive Pet Health

3 August 2015
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One of the most effective means of addressing your pet's health is through an overall approach to their well-being. This involves veterinary medicine, exercise, and proper diet, all of which are readily accessible and achievable. However, to simplify things, it's a good idea to focus on preventative measures you can take to extend your pet's life and enhance their quality of life in the process. Disease Prevention Most people know what vaccines are and how they work, but it's not always easy to remember what shots your dog or cat needs and when. Read More 

Cockatiel Egg Binding: Learn The Facts And Avert An Avian Emergency

16 July 2015
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Egg binding is a condition in which a female bird is unable to expel an egg or clutch of eggs. It is most commonly seen in smaller species such as cockatiels, as they are prone to chronic egg laying. This condition can be serious and require treatment at an emergency pet hospital, but there are ways to prevent this from occurring. If you own a female cockatiel, you need to supply your pet with adequate calcium to prevent a soft egg shell, and be aware of the signs of a potential problem. Read More