How Often Do Cats Need Shots? Even the most diligent cat owners may not realize the amount of care needed to keep your pet healthy and happy. One important element in your pet’s overall wellbeing is the regular regimen of shots they may need. Every cat is different, so each will need different vaccines based…

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How Hot Is Too Hot for Cats? Most cat owners have a good gauge of how their cat is feeling. However, even the most observant cat lovers can find themselves wondering, do cats get hot? The answer is yes. But one complicating factor is that cats enjoy and are naturally attracted to heat but can’t…

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How to Make Dog Popsicles As the weather turns warm this summer, you may be looking for a special treat to make for your pet. There’s no need to spend big money on designer dog popsicles when you can make your own, with ingredients that already may be in your kitchen. Another reason to consider…

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What Are the Different Types of Pit Bulls? Pit bulls are arguably the most misunderstood breed of dog. Many owners love their loyal pets, but the public perception is often different. There is even confusion about the true definition of what is a pit bull, as there are many different types of bully breed dogs.…

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What to Look for in a Doggie Daycare For dog owners who are reluctant to leave their dog home alone all day, doggy daycare can be the perfect solution that you and your dog will love. By attending doggy daycare, your dog can have the activity, stimulation, and social interaction they need to maintain their…

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What Pet Is Right for Me? When you reach a point in your life where you’re ready to adopt a pet, the first big decision is the type of pet you want to bring into your home. From large-breed dogs to a cage-bound hamster, the spectrum of pets is large—and certain pets will fit your…

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How to Pet a Cat: Dos and Don’ts If you’ve ever owned a cat or tried to pet a friendly cat, you may have experienced moments when the cat seems wary of your touch, and possibly threatened by your efforts to pet them. This is especially likely if you’ve tried to pet a cat the…

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Cat Skin Conditions, Causes and Treatment Compared to the hair and skin maintenance required by dogs, cats tend to have low-maintenance hair and skin. But they aren’t immune to developing skin conditions that can cause discomfort and hair loss, and potentially lead to other, more serious health conditions. If you notice an increase in your…

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Veterinary Wellness Plans vs. Pet Insurance: The Difference Even when your pet is in good health, the costs of good healthcare can add up quickly. Wellness visits, vaccines, blood draws, medication, and other minor treatments and procedures can saddle pet owners with a significant bill—and dig you into a financial hole. Pet insurance and wellness…

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Vaccines Needed for Dog Grooming: Be Prepared If you’ve just adopted a dog and are taking it to the groomer for the first time—or you’ve tried the DIY approach and are ready to hand over that work to a professional—you need to make sure your dog’s vaccinations are up-to-date. Dog groomers are legally required to check…

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