Cat Health

Skin Inflamation In Dogs

August 16, 2010

We are inclined to think of dogs as being tough; animals that can take care of themselves; animals that are far more in contact with nature than we humans are and we kind of admire them for it, in a way. However, the truth is that dogs come under many of the stresses that we do including pollution and junk food, even though they do not have to do the nine-to-five or sit in traffic jams, which are of our own making anyway.

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Why Do Dogs Snore?

August 15, 2010

About a third of dog lovers permit their dogs to sleep on the bed with them. Many single men and women get company from their dogs in the day and the night time in this manner. The owners of no other pets allow their pets to sleep with them as much as dog owners do.

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Better Health And Living Through Pets

August 14, 2010

Did you know that owning a pet could be a wealthy investment aside from being a wise one? Pets are known to be great companions and ideal “little buddies” in our daily lives, but research shows that they too can help enhance our bodies and minds due to their companionship. The companionship of pets is surely useful, as they can fetch, walk with you and bask under the sun on those lazy days, but you may not be aware yet of their health benefits, such as improved heart rate, lower blood pressure and decreased tension level. It’s a two-way process, really – love your pets and they love you back in the best way possible.

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The Kinds Of Dogs That Are Suitable For People With Allergies

August 11, 2010

It is a little known fact but there are certain breeds of dogs that people consider to be hypoallergenic. You would imagine then that these breeds would be of the short haired kind but you would be wrong. Not all of these dogs are of the short haired kind at all such as Yorkshire terrier or even the Afghan hound. Both these breeds of dogs are relatively safe for people that suffer from allergies.

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Home Remedies For Ear Infections In Dogs And Cats

August 8, 2010

Allergies can cause both dogs and cat to develop ear infections. The most common symptoms of ear infections are head shaking, rubbing or scratching ears, discharge from ears, tender red ears or a bad smell coming from pet’s ear. Traditional veterinary medicine uses antibiotics, anti-fungal drugs or other medications. These medications can upset the natural chemical balance in the ear and lead to worse problems. To protect your dog or cat consider trying one of these home remedies recommended by natural care or holistic vets.

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