Have you considered a hot spot treatment for dogs? While going to the spa and getting a series of massage and pedicures is a relaxing vacation for humans, dogs are pretty fond of a pamper session, too! These do the dual benefit of putting your pet in a good mood as well as tackling common irritants, such as dry skin or fleas, that could be wreaking unseen havoc on your pet’s fur and skin. Creating one at home is as easy as buying a few quality, all natural shampoos and anti-pest oils. Let’s take a look at what these treatments have to offer your furry friend and what you should know about allergies, skin conditions and chemicals.
Did You Know?
Quality pet care has always been in high demand in the West. Taking care of a dog or cat is a big responsibility, after all, and ma
Looking around at our planet, we can see the shared similarities between humans and a number of animal species. Although we would like to think of ourselves as a social species, to say such is to neglect the fact that a number of animal species socialize with one another as well. While other animals may socialize, certainly the notion of love is unique to humans, right? Zoologists have observed that there are several species of animals that pair up and mate for life including otters, beavers, wolves, foxes, and swans among a few others. Regardless of whether or not this can be called love, the digital age has certainly ushered in a new realm of dating for people and even some animals.
How Dating Has Changed
Over the past several years, online dating has seen a 57% increase as mor
Did you know that the most expensive cat ever was named Little Nicky, who sold for $50,000? He was a clone of an older, beloved cat. It’s no secret that pet owners will go to great lengths to ensure the welfare of their feline and canine friends. It’s important to take your animal to the veterinarian on a regular basis. Vets do everything from monitoring for signs of trouble, to advising you on creating more healthy routines for your pet. Here are three things you should know about vet visits.
1. How to Reduce the Stress for Your Pet
As you probably know from experience, few animals appreciate the vet visit. It can be very stressful for cats and dogs alike. To prepare, Animal Planet recommends establishing a pre-vet routine. Handle your animal as the vet would; even if you d