2017

Lyme Disease And Your Dog

If you live in an area where ticks are commonplace, or even in an area where they are rare but have been known to show up, then you should consider getting your dog the Lyme vaccine. This article will explain how your dog can get Lyme disease from a tick, how they can pick up ticks, how to recognize them and why the vaccination can be so important: Ticks transmit Lyme disease when they attach themselves to your dog

Common Symptoms Of Bunny Illnesses You Should Know As Their Caregiver

For the most part, bunny rabbits of just about any breed are hardy creatures that thrive well in most environments and don't have a lot of problems with illness and disease. However, just like other pets, rabbits do have a few concerning health conditions that their owners should know about so they can get them to see a vet when they spot something wrong. If you have taken in a pet bunny as your own, it is a good idea to get familiar with a few of the most common symptoms of illness and what they could mean:

Cleaning A Canine's Canines: How It's Done

You already know how important it is to keep your dog's teeth clean and healthy. It would be the same for any pet you own. If you are squeamish about brushing your dog's teeth, or your dog is just not very cooperative, you will have to take him/her to a veterinarian for a dog dental cleaning.  A pet prophylaxis is a little more in-depth than brushing teeth, so you may want to prepare yourself with the following information.

Time For A Road Trip? 4 Steps To Help Your Doggy Avoid Car Sickness

If you love to take road trips, but your new dog suffers from car sickness, you might think that your adventures are over. Luckily, that doesn't have to be the case. Canine car sickness doesn't have to destroy your travel plans. In fact, car sickness doesn't have to be an issue at all, especially if you make the right travel arrangements. Here are four steps you can take that will help alleviate your dog's car sickness.

3 Reasons to Adopt Adult Dogs or Cats Instead of Puppies and Kittens

Are you thinking about adopting a new pet soon? Have you been planning to pick out the perfect puppy or kitten? Although puppies and kittens can be adorable, there are plenty of adult dogs and cats that are in need of good homes as well. Instead of just choosing a pet for how cute it is, there are other factors that you should be taking into consideration. Some of the best reasons why you might want to choose an adult pet over a young one are: 

3 Reasons To Have Your Pets Spayed Or Neutered

One of the most important procedures you can have done on your pet is to have him or her neutered or spayed, mostly because of the various issues that it can help you avoid in the future. Listed below are three reasons to have your pets spayed or neutered. Prevent Damage To Your Property One of the biggest reasons to have your pets spayed or neutered is that it can help you prevent damage to your property.

When Medications Aren't Enough For Your Pet, Acpuncture Can Help

Whether your dog is suffering from arthritis or they had a recent injury, pain medications may not be enough to control their pain. Many people use acupuncture for chronic pain conditions that aren't managed effectively with pain medications alone, and this has led to veterinarians trying acupuncture on pets to see if it helps. Acupuncture is thousands of years old, and it helps promote circulation and allows the body to heal naturally.

Your Dog's First Boarding Stay: Tips To Alleviate His Stress And Yours

Even if you opt out of vacations because you can't bring yourself to leave your canine companion behind, things come up in life that could require you to board your dog at some point in his life. If dropping your dog off at a boarding facility for the first time fills you with apprehension, imagine how your dog may feel. If you have to leave town for an unavoidable event, make the boarding experience less worrisome for both of you by taking a few extra steps that go beyond booking his stay.

Does Your Dog Have Multiple Health Conditions? What You Should Know About Simultaneous Treatments

Owning a dog can be both a joy and a challenge at times. In particular, if your dog has several different health conditions, such as arthritis, allergies, and chronic skin rashes and infections all at the same time, you may find yourself wondering what you can and should do to treat all of those conditions at the same time. While the simultaneous treatment of multiple health conditions is possible in dogs, you also need to be cautious about your dog's overall comfort and well-being.