Special time with friends, Christmas shopping, ten extra pounds, travel… the holiday season brings all this and more to many American families. For pet owners who must fly across the country or drive out of town to attend celebratory gatherings, it may also bring a pet sitter. Consider the following essentials yours will need to know in order to take the best possible care of your furry family members while you are away.
Category: September 2012 Newsletter B
Do dogs really see in black and white? What color can dogs see? Derek in WV
Mosquitoes are more than an itchy, scratchy pain in the neck–they’re also dangerous to your health, and that of your pet. The blood-sucking pests can carry West Nile Virus (WNV), a potentially serious illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WNV is generally a seasonal epidemic. Common in the summer, it continues into the fall. Though it reaches its peak around Labor Day, higher temperatures this year may allow mosquitoes to linger–which means WNV could continue to be a danger through September and even October.
Guest Post: Elliot Harvey's Natural Health Column: Many consumers have been sending in questions from various states in relation to their pet food. I will answer the most frequently asked questions.
Pet coughing can be a feature of heart disease and congestive heart failure, especially in dogs. In this post we will look at what types of heart disease can cause your dogs to cough.
It's time for another battle of the pets! Do you know the difference between mice and rats?