Keeping My Animals Happy

  • 3 Things To Do When Your Dog Has Arthritis

    6 February 2018

    If your dog lives a nice long time, chances are they will develop arthritis at some point. In fact, 80% of senior dogs over the age of 8 have arthritis. Having arthritis means that your dog's joints ache, especially during times of extreme weather like severe cold, or after a lot of exercise. If your dog is experiencing arthritis, they may limp at times, be reluctant to jump onto or off of furniture, and tire more easily on walks.

  • Where To Get Preventative Medical Care For Your Pet When You're On A Budget

    5 February 2018

    If you've ever taken your pet to the animal clinic, you know just how costly it can be. Veterinary expenses are no joke and if your pet needs medical help because of an emergency, you might find yourself struggling to come up with the funds to pay for the visit. However, while it may seem perfectly natural to go to the vet when your pet is in dire pain, what about their regular care?

  • 5 Things You Need To Know About Traveling With Your Dog

    31 January 2018

    If you're considering sharing your home and life with a canine companion, you're undoubtedly anticipating many long years of fun and happiness with your future furry friend. You're probably even thinking that your new pal will travel with you. Although traveling pets can be enjoyable and rewarding for both owners and their pets, there are certain things new pet owners should know to help circumvent traveling turning into tragedy. Following are five of them.

  • 5 Different Options For Keeping Ticks Off Your Dogs

    29 January 2018

    Even if you don't live out in the woods, you are still going to need to protect your pets against ticks. Ticks can be present in urban as well as rural environments. There are lots of ways to protect your dog against pets; the key is to find the right tick prevention method for you and your dog. Spot Treatment One of the most common types of treatment for keeping ticks off your dog is spot treatment.

  • Recently Adopted A Senior Cat? 3 Ways A Visit To The Vet Can Help

    25 January 2018

    Adopting a senior cat is a great thing to do since they're often adopted at a much a lower rate than younger cats due to people's desire to have a young and active cat. When adopting a senior cat, there are a number of benefits such as them being litter box trained already, but you need to consider the fact that they could have some health issues due to their age.

  • Moving To The Cold With Your Hairless Cat? 3 Reasons To Visit The Vet First

    25 January 2018

    Moving to a cold climate can be difficult to adjust to for a lot of people, but especially if you have a hairless cat that can get cold quite easily. If you're concerned that your hairless cat could be too cold once you've moved, it's a good idea to visit the vetrinarian so that you can get specialized advice to prepare for the transition to living in a colder climate.

  • Three Myths About Fleas And Your Pet

    24 January 2018

    Few insects are as pesky as fleas. Fleas live on your pet, biting them and making them miserable. And when you have fleas in your home, they bite you and make you itch, too! Keeping fleas away requires close care and attention to detail. Sadly, there are some unfortunate myths that float around about fleas and your pets, and these myths may sabotage your flea prevention efforts. Here are a few such myths and the truth they are hiding.