Creating more questions than it answered, on July 12, 2018, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued an alert to pet owners regarding the possible connection between grain-free diets and canine dilated cardiomyopathy. We break down the matter and hopefully ease the minds of pet owners.
Demodex is a genus of parasitic mites that live in or near the hair follicles of mammals. Demodex is associated with the development of patchy hair loss and/or mild to severe dermatitis in dogs and sometimes cats.
You must choose a healthy diet for your dog. By law, dog food labels must list ingredients and the relative amounts of protein, fat, fiber, moisture, and nutrients. But understanding the terminology on labels is tricky. This article explains in detail what everything on the nutritional label means.
Koi fish move in their own watery world, unaware of how they affect the humans who gaze upon them. From soulful peace to mental strength, these fish offer their keepers an amazing array of benefits.
Koi can be kept and fully appreciated without learning any Japanese. Once bitten by the koi bug, chances are you're interested in speaking the lingo. This article is a perfect place to brush up on your fish-speak.
Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
There are some pros and cons to paper training your puppy to pee on newspaper. It's important to evaluate them as to determine whether paper training is the right method for you.
Advice from the SPCA on what you should do if you've run over a dog or other domestic animal with your car.
Why do people keep cheetahs as pets? Honest information about pet cheetah care, misconceptions, and interesting facts about them.
Learn about betta fish care, behavior and tank requirements to make sure your betta lives a long, healthy life.
When people share a passion, they like to gather and talk about it. A novice koi keeper is no different. At one point, they wonder about reaching out to a club or continue learning about their new pets on their own. Here are some of the benefits and drawbacks of joining a koi clan.
Profiles of the small and medium-sized exotic or wild cats that are sometimes kept as pets in the United States.
A hematoma is a swelling filled with blood. If a hematoma develops in a dog's spleen, removal of the organ may be necessary to prevent it from rupturing. One of my family's dogs underwent a splenectomy, or spleen removal.
German Shepherds use their teeth for everything. Having healthy and strong teeth is vital for your dog. Here we will cover dental cleaning for your German Shepherd.