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Where is the Best Place to Buy a Dog, Cat, or Other Pet?

Too often people pick their pets in an offhand manner, and as the animal grows, the owners find it’s not what they imagined. The cute little rabbit bought as an Easter bunny isn’t as desirable as a full grown rabbit that the...

Starting a Dog Boarding Business? Make Your Kennel a 5-Star Doggie Resort

When starting a dog boarding business, you need more than just a kennel and some dog food. To stand out above the rest, you need to provide more than just food and water. Putting their dog in a kennel while away on...

Metabolic Bone Disease in Ducks, Parrots, and Other Pet Birds

Metabolic bone disease in birds, also called rickets or soft bone disease, is a common health condition, yet it is 100% preventable with good diet and care. A pet bird, such as a duck, finch, parakeet, macaw or cockatoo, fed a poor...

Metabolic Acidosis in Dogs and Cats

What is Metabolic Acidosis? Learning that a cat or dog has something as dire sounding as metabolic acidosis, can make any pet owner concerned for their pet’s health. Metabolic acidosis is a complicated diagnosis because it is actually is a symptom of...

Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost?

Pet insurance for dogs, cats, and even parrots are offered by several companies. This allows you to buy private pet insurance. Some people even have the opportunity of buying into a group veterinary plan through their employer. The big question when deciding...

Dogs and Snake Bites: Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatment

Snake bites on dogs can range from being nothing more than a nuisance to being a fatal injury. For those that live in rattlesnake territory, or regularly hike where rattlesnakes live, with their dog, an encounter with these reptiles is inevitable. You...

The Benefits of Fostering a Pet Before Adopting

The inability to pay for the pet’s food or veterinary care, not enough time, the pet is too aggressive, the pet is too hyper, the pet destroyed the couch, the walls, or the floors, and allergies to the pet are just a...

Newfoundland Dog Facts

Dogs are the most loyal of companions, always there to protect and guide us. They can be our closest friend. Many also come to our rescue and save us. Dogs that jump in to save a struggling swimmer, sometimes without any training,...

Is Your Dog a Good Neighbor?

Living in an area that puts you close to your neighbors, also means your dog lives close to the neighbors. Just as people should have some good neighbor etiquette, your dog also needs to have some good neighbor etiquette. Here are some...

What Vaccinations do Dogs Need? A Comprehensive Guide to Noncore Vaccines for Dogs

Vaccines considered noncore are those deemed necessary only in certain circumstances by the American Animal Hospital Association. Although vaccines protect a pet from becoming sick, giving too many vaccines should also be a concern. Some vaccines can cause adverse reactions. Veterinarian Ron...