Cat Health

Invasion of the Round Hounds

September 10, 2017

We’re facing an epidemic in the world and it isn’t the swine flu. Rather, it’s an over abundance of rotund canines. Ok, maybe epidemic is a bit strong but not by much. Just ask your veterinarian who will likely confirm that nearly 25% of the dogs they treat are heavier than they should be.

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Dog Barking Gone mad

August 11, 2017

The dog which barks unnecessarily is a pain to live with and agony to live next door to. Some dogs bark because their guarding instinct is very strong and they feel it necessary to alert you to every little noise. Some dogs bark because they are nervous and the sound of their own barking gives them confidence . Some bark because they like the reaction it provokes in you and some bark because they have not been taught not to. It is quite normal for a dog to bark if he hears a strong noise during the night. Continuing to bark after an acceptable time is what you want to deter.

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How To Get Rid Of Dog Fleas

July 18, 2017

Pet owners everywhere are at one time or another faced with the issue of how to get rid of fleas! When your pet gets infested with fleas it can be a terribly frustrating experience for both the owner and pet. Our local pet food store sells an assortment of flea collars, flea powders and flea shampoo including Frontline for fleas. Even though the staff are helpful, it is pretty hard to know which product to use and almost impossible to know all of the active ingredients of these dog flea products. There can be some hazardous side-effects of those well known but potentially highly harmful dog flea products. The chemicals used in some of the household name products and major national popular brands on the market may be poisoning our pets and marginalizing our own family?s health at the same time. So the question is, how to get rid of fleas safely?

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Is Your Cat Safe from Common Household Dangers?

June 21, 2017

Are you aware of the wide range of common household items and products that can be hazardous to your cat’s health? Although it is not all-inclusive, this article is intended to help you recognize some of the common hazards found in the home.

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Are You Putting Your Pet’s Health at Risk?

June 6, 2017

Store bought cleaning products and air-fresheners are made with chemicals, or combinations of chemicals. Most of the labels tell us they are harmful if swallowed, or if they get in your eye, open cuts Granted that is not likely to happen, but what about constant exposure? Things like frequent headaches, loss of energy, dizziness can all be attributed to over-exposure to chemicals. The issue is How much exposure is too much? Heres a common complaint: Your pet is sick and the vet can’t figure out why! Vets are trained to treat the symptoms from something that is likely to be transient; They are ill-equipped to treat a constant health threat, like cleaning and air freshening products.

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