January 22, 2010
"Be prepared" is good advice especially if there is an
emergency. To be better prepared in a pet emergency, a pet first
aid kit is beneficial.
"The biggest advantage for having a pet first aid kit would be
so that you can concentrate on what you can do for your pet
constructively rather than looking all over the place for something
that might 'work' but is less than i... (Read More)
January 19, 2010
"Mom can I keep it?" is a question typically heard in reference
to some type of wild animal such as a turtle or a lizard,
especially by a child who is on the lookout for a pet. There is
often controversy between reptile pet owners, over whether people
should buy wild caught, or captive bred reptiles. A wild caught
reptile is obtained much less expensively than one that... (Read More)
December 17, 2009
Contact can lessen loneliness. Contact can lessen depression.
Contact can bring a smile. And that point of contact can be a pet.
An elderly person paired with an appropriate pet can be a winning
"Humans and animals need love, companionship and activity,"
explained Ms. Kit Darling, MS, infection control coordinator at
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Me... (Read More)
December 04, 2009
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and
women, worldwide. Pet owners should also be concerned for the
hearts of their beloved animal friends. The heart is a complex
organ, and it is important to be aware of the heart diseases a pet
can develop and to know what to look for so that your pet can have
the best possible care.
"Dogs and cats can be born... (Read More)
November 19, 2009
Natural nutrients … natural herb … from a natural source …
plants. Is this combination a better alternative than prescription
treatments? For centuries medications have been derived from plants
and many drugs now synthesized originated from plants. Could
unprocessed natural herbs and their nutrients achieve "miraculous"
cures where traditional medicines have failed?
F... (Read More)
November 13, 2009
Having a reptile as a pet is quite different from owning a dog
or a cat, since feeding is relatively simple in the canine and
feline world. After adopting your first snake, lizard, or other
reptilian pet, there is typically a controversy over what the
correct method of feeding is for the animal. Many reptilian pet
owners want their pet to be able to experience the thri... (Read More)