Pets

My Sick Dog Eats Grass

Ever wonder why a sick dog or cat eats grass?  For one thing, animals instinctively understand the power of plants in promoting balance and well-being. Animals will often digest plants as natural remedies to stimulate healing and support health. In the U.S., more than one-half of all U.S. households include at least one cat or dog.  Sadly, many pets suffer from serious diseases such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, allergies, heart and liver disease and more. These health conditions

Life With a Camera-Shy Dog

My dog doesn’t like posing for pictures. I’m not quite sure how she could be aware that a camera is pointed at her since she’s pretty old (at least to my knowledge) and therefore nearly blind. Somehow, whenever I try to take a decent photo of her, she just shuts me down by looking away, turning tail, or giving me major doggy side-eye as if to say, “No pictures, please.” We found our little camera-shy dog while on a family trip to the Philippines a few years back. She was dirty and

7 Ways to Keep Your Pets Happy & Healthy for the Holidays

1. Watch those baked treats. We all love to bake during the holidays, even for dogs, and if your kitchen is like mine, everything from chocolate chips to caramel bits and more can be sitting out on the counter. Making sure these ingredients are up away from your pet’s nose and mouth is imperative. We all know chocolate is bad for pets, but any overconsumption of human food can be a very bad thing. Make sure all your food and the things that make it are put safely away when you’re

Guardians of Rescue Takes Risks to Rescue Soldier’s Pets in the Middle East

You know how much my fur babies mean to me. Anyone that has fur babies, know what I mean. Here is an amazing organization that rescue those pets of Soldiers who are deployed. There are thousands of American soldiers who are serving in the Middle East. Many of them find stray cats and dogs which become their pets. They create bonds, as the soldiers all chip in to care for the adopted pets. Now, those relationships are in jeopardy, because the pets hanging around military bases in the Middle East

Quick, Easy Ways to Pet-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

To truly pet-proof your home, start by getting down on the floor to see the world the way your pet sees it. This allows you to spot potential hazards that you might not notice from your vantage point.     Treat your Pet like you would a Child: Active puppies and kittens can easily get into dangerous situations. Use safety gates in areas where dangerous holiday items are to prevent your pet from getting into trouble.     Take Caution with Wires: Pets can easily injure

Tips for Traveling with Pets:

This year many of us will be traveling with our fur babies. Here are some tips if you are traveling this holiday season with pets. Flying with your pet: If you are going to take your pet on an airplane, it is important to determine whether your pet will need a crate or a carrier. Larger dogs will fly in a crate in the cargo, and smaller dogs that fit into a carrier can fly in the plane. Make sure you find out the requirements for your dog prior to booking your flight. Familiarize
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