Many people enjoy having hamsters as pets. These small creatures make a unique and very friendly addition to your family. Hamsters are inexpensive, both to purchase and maintain, as well as being cute and cuddly, easily fitting into the palm of your hands. Hamsters are relatively easy to take care of. The downside to hamsters is their short lives. Most live only a year or two making it difficult for younger children.
The United States has been experiencing incredible amounts of rain, snow, freezing temperatures, strong winds and sleet. These climate changes can have a profound effect on an animal. Let’s look at some of the things we should be concerned about. read more
Seth, Why is my cat constantly scratching her ears? Is it mites? read more
Bird dust is a white powder produced by the feathers that are closest to the skin. This powder helps keep your bird’s feathers soft and silky. As a result, African Greys, Cockatoos, Cockatiels and Amazons that produce this powder are … read more
Obesity doesn't only affect humans. In North America, our pets are putting on the pounds and developing weight-related medical conditions that were virtually nonexistent 20 years ago. Our pets are getting osteoarthritis, diabetes, pancreatitis, anterior cruciate ligament injuries and heart … read more
I have a 10-year old male, American Eskimo dog. He always has this mole thing on the top of his head, which during this time of year gets infected, with stuff draining out of it, and my dog loses his hair around the mole. I put peroxide on it and 3-D ointment. Do you know what this is?
Boxers are the sixth most-popular dog breed in the US. Training should start when they are pups. read more
According to the AVMA, more than 85% of dogs and cats that are at least four years old have a condition in which bacteria attack the soft gum tissue. This condition is called periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the final … read more
Not all dog breeds are effected, and some only experience side effects in their hind legs read more
When you decide to add a new cat to your home, it's usually more exciting for you and your family than the cat you already own. read more