Grooming Guide: Tips on How to Avoid Matting

Grooming Guide: Tips on How to Avoid Matting

Grooming Guide: Tips on How to Avoid Matting If your dog has developed hardened clumps of hair that can’t be brushed through with a comb or brush, your dog has likely developed matted hair that requires a more intensive approach to removal. Matting doesn’t develop overnight, but the longer they’ve been in place, the more…

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How To Prepare Your Dog For Boarding

How To Prepare Your Dog For Boarding

How To Prepare Your Dog For Boarding When traveling out of town, you can’t always bring your beloved dog with you. Even if you typically rely on dog-sitting arrangements to care for your dog while you’re away, you may face a situation where you’re in urgent need of dog boarding services to care for your…

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Kennel Cough: Causes and Treatments

Kennel Cough: Causes and Treatments

Kennel Cough: Causes and Treatments If your dog develops a distinctive cough along with other classic signs of illness—such as sneezing or a low fever—it’s possible that your dog is battling a case of kennel cough. This respiratory condition, which is highly contagious, is typically caused by the bordetella bacterium, and can be a great…

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Pet Grooming 101: What to Expect

Pet Grooming

Pet Grooming 101: What to Expect Owning a pet can be expensive if you’re committed to giving that pet the regular care and loving attention it needs. It’s not just food and toys that need to be provided: pets also need regular medical care and grooming, among other services, to maintain a high quality of…

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How Do Dogs Get Ear Infections?

How Do Dogs Get Ear Infections?

How Do Dogs Get Ear Infections? While ear infections are a very painful condition familiar to both humans and their dogs, this condition is much more prevalent in dogs—especially floppy-eared breeds where trapped moisture and other conditions can increase the risk of an ear infection. Whether your dog has an isolated case or suffers from…

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How Accurate Are Dog DNA Tests?

How Accurate Are Dog DNA Tests?

How Accurate Are Dog DNA Tests? For dog owners, the opportunity to read and understand your dog’s DNA can offer a number of valuable benefits for you and your dog. First and foremost, it can tell you about your dog’s background and their medical history, including potential conditions they may be more prone to developing,…

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Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

Can Dogs Eat Fruit

Can Dogs Eat Fruit? Dogs are famous for loving table scraps. And even if you’re a dog owner that tries to limit your dog’s access to human food, you’ve probably been tempted on more than one occasion to indulge your pup’s desire for a special snack from the dining table. Unless your dog is on…

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How to Get Rid of Ear Mites in Cats

How to Get Rid of Ear Mites in Cats

How to Get Rid of Ear Mites in Cats Every kind of pet has its own unique health challenges and needs—and cats are no exception. Although you may not be familiar with ear mite infestations in cats, this health condition can be a miserable experience for your pet, and needs to be taken seriously. Cats…

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Why Do Dogs Like to Be Pet?

Why Do Dogs Like to Be Pet? Petting dogs is so commonplace that many dog-lovers may have never questioned where this habit came from—or whether dogs even like being pet. But while many other animals—including humans—don’t like to be touched by other individuals or species, dogs are unique in their desire for physical contact and…

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What Is the Best Way to Bathe a Cat at Home?

What Is the Best Way to Bathe a Cat at Home? Cats famously hate water—so much, in fact, that some cats can develop kidney stones and other ailments because they aren’t drinking enough water. Most of the time, cats are great self-cleaners and typically don’t require baths nearly as often as dogs or other pets.…

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