Guide to Fleas for Cats & Dogs

Fleas are the most common parasite to plague cats and dogs. Read this guide to determine if your pet has fleas, and what to do about it. Symptoms of Fleas on Dogs Fleas are most commonly noticed on a dog’s stomach, the base of the tail and the head. Common symptoms of fleas on dogs include: Droppings or “flea dirt” …

Are You Allergic To Your Pet?

If you suffer from pet allergies, it can be very frustrating. You want to love your cat or dog, but hate how they make you sneeze! You may be comforted to know that 15-20% of the population is allergic to animals. And instead of suffering through, there are ways you can alleviate symptoms, mostly by cleaning your home and cleaning …

How to Keep Your Dog Safe On a Road Trip

If you’re planning on traveling with your pet on a road trip, it’s not enough to just put them in the back seat and take off. Follow these car travel safety tips to prepare for a smooth ride: Prep your pet for the trip Get your pet ready for the ride by taking them on short drives, and gradually lengthening …

People Food Your Cat Can Eat

While it’s usually best to give your pet food that’s specially formulated for their diet, a few treats of human food are fine! You just don’t want to accidentally feed your cat something that will hurt them. Stick with these people food treats to reward your cat.   Meat Cats are meat eaters, there’s no two ways about it. Cooked …

Guide to Cat Body Language

Your cat doesn’t just use purrs and meows to communicate – they use their whole body. Read this quick guide to understand how your cat is feeling or what they’re trying to tell you. Pay attention to your cat’s eyes, ears, body and tail—they’re all telling the story. Here are some basic clues: Ears Forward: alert, interested or happy Backward, …

Guide to Pet Allergies

Pets can get allergies just like humans. And because they spent much more time rolling and climbing around grass, flowers, and plants, they can actually have a worse reaction than their owners. Pet allergy symptoms can be the same as humans: coughing, sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes. It can also cause itchy ears and eyes, which may make your pet …

How to Care for Older Cats

If your cat is getting older, you might notice some changes. Just like humans, as cats age, the amount of care they need will increase, particularly with their diet and nutrition. As cats age, they often do not eat a high enough volume of food to maintain a healthy weight. To combat this, you should provide access to fresh food …

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Happy Indoors

During cold winters, it’s advised to keep your cat inside. Your cat needs your help so they stay active even while they’re indoors. -Cat Tree A cat tree provides great climbing opportunities, plus vantage points to check out what the family is doing. Place it next to a window so your cat can see the outdoors. -Play Time Play with …