Heartworms are a type of parasitic organism that lives inside the heart and lung arteries of cats and dogs and grows by feeding on the surrounding blood. It’s an easily preventable, yet very costly and difficult disease to treat. In some severe cases, the parasite can grow to around 30cm long and around 2cm thick, with a population of more than 200 individuals. Heartworms offspring are also known as Microfilariae and can be found throughout the infected pet’s blood.
How does it spread?
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We do love our pets as much as our friends and kin. Because animals and especially dogs give back unwavering and unconditional love and trust for life. So, it is not unexpected how over the years few of the cats, dogs and few other loving pets have inherited millions from their owners.
Studies show it is no surprise how people write away huge inheritance for their pets. We, humans, get some bad experiences in life with fellow folks that the trust is lost and its difficult to be placed Read more [...]
Dogs don’t need a big backyard to lead a happy, healthy life, but living in an urban environment does provide unique challenges and circumstances of pet parenting.
Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has put together 4 tips to consider with a dog in the big city:
The best dog breeds for apartments
Take into consideration personality and energy level when choosing a breed or mix to bring into an urban environment. Some breeds that typically do well include (*Full list below):
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September 29 is Cat Day! Freshpet is showing the love for our feline companions in a big way: they are helping cat shelters across numerous states with special cooler bags and more.
Freshpet®, Inc (Nasdaq: FRPT), the first and only maker of fresh, all-natural, real food for pets, debuts exciting new freshly prepared meals for cats. For the first time, Walmart in West Palm Beach will offer an expanded line of Freshpet® cat meals, all found in the “purrfectly” sized refrigerator Read more [...]
Owners adore their dogs, and most of us want to feed our four-legged pals only the best. Who can blame them? Our furry friends are pretty awesome. The good news is that you don’t have to empty out your wallet to feed Fido a healthy and nutritious meal.
Today we’re offering 6 tips and strategies for feeding your pooch without blowing your entire budget!
Know Your Dog’s Needs – Don’t Pay For What You Don’t Need
Feeding your dog quality food is important for his overall Read more [...]