Don’t Forget to Include Pets in Emergency Preparedness Plan. As a pet owner, it’s important to be prepared for an emergency. In some cases, emergency situations may require you to leave your home for days, weeks, or even longer – and such evacuations go more smoothly and safely if you
Easter. A Christian holiday that celebrates the rebirth of Jesus – with chocolate eggs! Easter this year is on April the 8th, but you may have noticed the supermarkets stocking up on festive chocolate treats already! So, we thought we’d get in an early reminder for you just in case
Dogs eating rat poison is not an uncommon problem for dog owners. Rat poisons can be fatal even in small amounts. It can be ingested through direct consumption of the pellets, or indirectly, from chewing on or eating a contaminated rodent.
I dropped my chocolate bar and the dog ate it! Should I be concerned? We’ve heard the warnings of how bad chocolate is for dogs, but how much is too much and what are the signs of chocolate poisoning? Can Fido have a bite of my chocolate chip cookie? Well
Novartis, a previously well-respected leader in the pharmaceutical industry, has recently endured major problems at a major manufacturing plant in Nebraska. Shocking discoveries by the FDA, in regards to quality lead to the closure of the factory, which voluntarily stopped production in December.
For the second time this week, a manufacturer has had to recall pet food from sale. Initially it was IAMS ‘ProActive Health’ dry dog food for puppies that was recalled – but now the FDA reports a second manufacturer needing to recall their products.
With December finally here, we’ve put together a complete list of tips, tricks and care advice to ensure you and your dog (or cat!) avoid the typical hazards of winter, Christmas and general holiday festivities! Take care to avoid the trouble that the cold weather brings but don’t forget to
Having a first aid kit around the house is quite a common occurrence, however having a pet first aid kit is much less common. For most people, the idea of a pet first aid kit might not have even crossed their mind, if you are one of them, follow our
We have a guest blogger, Marilyn Litt, all the way from San Antonio, Texas. Marilyn knows that animal behavior is the same either side of the ocean. She blogs at http://www.DogCatBlog.com Stop what you are doing right now and make sure your dog has dog tags with correct information and
GPS seems to be integrated in to everything these days, from our phones to our cars. It is surprising that we have waited this long before adding GPS to our pets! The idea is simple, attach a GPS enabled collar to your cat and track their movements day and night.