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treating cat colds

Your cat can pick up a cold just like you can. Unfortunately, the colds that cats suffer from are more serious than what you will probably experience. What can you do to make your cat more comfortable when he or she has a cold? Are there any treatments that will stop the cold from spreading to the other cats in your home? When do you need to take your cat to the vet for a cold? This blog will help you find the answers to the questions that you have about your cat's cold so that you can treat him or her effectively.

3 Tips For Teaching Your Labrador Puppy Not To Bite

19 March 2019
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Around the time puppies are ready to leave their mother and come to a new home, they're also starting to teethe. For this reason, it's pretty common for new puppy owners to discover that their small furry friend bites. And while this is common across all dog breeds, Labrador puppies are particularly prone to biting. However, this phase doesn't have to become a full-blown character flaw. Take a look at some tips that can help you train your puppy not to bite. Read More …

Hire A Cat-Sitter Or Use A Boarding Kennel?

15 March 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

If you're planning to be out of town or away from home for several days, it's important that your feline friend has someone reliable to take care of them while you're away. Cats are much more independent than dogs, but that doesn't mean they do not need constant care and attention. Before you call the local boarding kennel, consider the pros and cons of this as well as opting to have someone you know check in on your cat. Read More …

What You Should Know About Crates And Your Dog

3 February 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

When you get your first dog, there are many factors you need to consider in their training and care. One of the major decisions that you will need to make is if and how you will use a crate (also referred to as a kennel) in your dog's life and training. While crates are commonly used for training as well as other purposes, the improper use of kennels or over-use of them can cause serious problems for your dog and your relationship with them. Read More …

What Can You Do When Your Cat Has Allergies?

22 January 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Humans aren't the only animals that can develop allergies, and you may have noticed your cat itching, sneezing and coughing right alongside you during allergy season. Like their owners, cats are susceptible to allergies stemming from a wide variety of sources in their food and environment, including pollen, grass, cat litter and fleas, and the symptoms can be uncomfortable or even dangerous. Recognizing the signs of allergies and understanding how to prevent and treat them are the first steps to ensuring the safety and comfort of your sniffling feline friend. Read More …

Does Your Rabbit Have Rhinitis?

2 January 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Does your pet rabbit seem to have a cold? It could actually be rhinitis, also known as snuffles, which is a symptom of upper respiratory disease in rabbits. It is characterized by inflammation of the tissues that line the nose. Here are some questions you may have about the condition and how to treat it. What are the signs of rhinitis? If your rabbit has rhinitis, you'll notice that thin mucus is dripping out of their nose and eyes. Read More …