Ask any parent of a human child if they have a first aid kit and you’ll hear a yes, but did you know pet parents have one for their furbabies? Like most of us, you probably didn’t have a first aid kit for your pets ready, but it’s not too late to be prepared! Here’s
About blogstersThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far blogsters has created 40 blog entries.
Until recently, there has been a stigma to adopting a dog from a shelter. People used to think that shelter dogs were the equivalent of generic-brand food, and that these dogs were somehow “less than” versus dogs from breeders. Luckily, more and more people are understanding that unless you’re planning to enter your dog in
Feline herpesvirus, commonly known as cat herpes or more officially, feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), is an infectious disease caused by feline herpesvirus type-1. Incredibly contagious to other cats, it affects both wild and domestic cats of all ages. A significant cause of upper respiratory disease in cats, it is the most common cause of
Adopting a pet is a wonderful way to add a new pet to your family. Not only does it give a home to a pet who needs it, but it also reduces the number of puppy mills and other facilities who breed pets simply for money. Pets truly make our lives better and reduce stress
Pets are a wonderful way to add to your family. They give us unconditional love and companionship, and in return, we commit to caring for their health and well-being. This is a serious commitment that takes your time and resources, and because of this, not everyone should own a pet. Keep reading to learn the
Whether you’re a new pet parent or you’ve just fallen in love with your first puppy, dogs need a lot of physical and mental stimulation to get their energy out. Toys are a great way to do that, but how do you know which to buy? Personality has a lot to do with which toys
Whether you’re a cat person, a dog person or both, you know how frustrating it can be to keep your pets entertained and stimulated with the weather outside is frightful. While some cats are perfectly happy to stay inside all day, outdoor cats and most dogs can get anxious, rowdy or both if they aren’t
Just like their pet parents, cats in fact do catch colds. If your cat has the sniffles, extra sneezing, watery eyes and/or a runny nose, it’s possible he or she has a cold. But don’t worry — you didn’t give it to him, and he can’t give his cold to you. Outdoor cats or
When you’re snowed in, it’s easy to forget about taking your dog for walks or playing outside. But maintaining an active lifestyle even during the cold winter months is essential for keeping our canine companions happy and healthy. While snow and ice may not make ideal conditions for outdoor activities, there’s plenty of ways
Winter brings cold weather and icy conditions, and if you and your dog plan on spending time outdoors, it’s important to make sure their paws are protected. Cold weather can be hard on their paws with dry winter air causing their paw pads to become dry and cracked, while ice-melting chemicals can cause painful burns.