As April is Pet First Aid Awareness month, now is an excellent time to review safety issues concerning your pet.
As a pet owner, it's up to you to keep your furry friend safe, healthy, and warm. Along with snuggles, purrs, and excitable barks, pets are vulnerable to unexpected accidents, and you need to be prepared. Knowing how to react in an emergency can be the difference between life and death for a pet.
Are you considering adopting a new family member? Pet ownership can contribute to a healthy and happy life -- we encourage you to go rescue a furry friend today! Here in the Portland, Oregon area, there are many amazing organizations and rescues and we know it can be difficult navigating the various shelters, rescues and other pet adoption agencies. So, we've highlighted our favorite organizations here.
There are a plethora of litter brands and types out there, with each having its own pros and cons. The following unpacks all the options, giving you the right information about the right type of litter for your beloved feline companion.
Regular dental cleaning is extremely important for our pet's health but is often overlooked. Nearly 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease by age 3 but by starting a brushing routine, you can help your pet combat dental diseases to keep them happy and healthy.
We understand that there is some confusion around feeding your pet(s) raw food so we've decided to take a deep dive into the benefits of feeding your pet a raw diet. All pet foods range in quality — and raw food uses only the highest quality meats and vegetables available to deliver your cat or dog optimal nutrition inundated with naturally-occurring enzymes. This means that raw food provides greater bioavailability, easier digestion, better utilization of food nutrients, eating less overall, healthier immune system, less additives which ultimately means less allergies.
There are lots of great reasons to opt for a home aquarium if you’re considering getting a fish. Aquariums take up minimal space if you are pinched for room at home. Watching a fish tank can reduce your stress level as they come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. Also, some people are allergic to cats and dogs, so fish provide an alternative option. But like any other pet, fish can become sick too. So you need to know common disease symptoms in fish. Knowing what to look out for means preventative measures can be taken to keep your fish healthy and happy.