The sound of fireworks often terrorizes pets. Many dogs become so petrified that they make a desperate attempt to escape. This often causes dogs to become lost. In order to keep your pet’s safe this holiday weekend, make sure they are safely confined indoors before lighting off any fireworks.
While consistent grooming plays a critical part in keeping your pet’s coat radiant, diet is also key. What a pet consumes will effect how his coat looks, feels and smells. Your best bet is to select a nutrient-dense diet that utilizes whole foods. Meat or meat meals should be among the primary ingredients.
We all know that cats are special creatures that fill our lives with fun & joy. Here are a couple of interesting facts about our feline companions:
--A cat’s nose has a unique, one-of-a-kind pattern to it—just like a human’s fingertips.
--The Ragdoll is the largest cat breed with males weighing up to 20 pounds and females weighing between 10-15 pounds.
Keeping your pet’s nails trimmed is an important part of regular grooming. How often your pet’s nails need to be cut is dependent on several factors including:
Breed: Smaller dogs need their nails trimmed more often than larger, active breeds. A small dog’s nails tend to grow faster, so they may need a trim every two weeks.
The concept that bathing your dog too often can harm his coat is a myth. Like humans, dogs benefit from a regular bath—even once a week is not too much, if that’s what’s required to keep your pooch smelling fresh and staying huggable.
The Siamese cat is a stunning animal with large blue eyes and a beautiful sleek coat. They usually have a light-colored body with a dark head, tail and paws. They’re beautiful, smooth coat makes them easy to groom and care for. If you are looking for a stately & stunning pet cat, this may be the breed of choice!
Ear mites can be extremely painful for dogs and cats. These microscopic insects cause itchy, red & irritated ears. If you suspect ear mites take your pet to the vet for treatment. A topical medicine will need to be applied. Cleaning your pet’s ears regularly is a great way to prevent an infestation.
If you brush your pet’s teeth at home, never use human toothpaste, as it contains things like fluoride, which can be toxic to pets. To keep your pet’s teeth pearly white—use toothpaste formulated for dogs.