How to Feed Your Dog from Puppy to Adult

Meeting your dog's nutritional needs is not only good for their health but also makes for a happy animal. Whether you've recently adopted a new canine or just want to be sure you're feeding your beloved pet the right way, here are some general rules to follow from puppyhood throughout the adult years.  General Rules for Puppies Puppies need to be trained on good behavior so they respond to their owner's commands.

Two Things You Should Know About Moving Box Turtles Cross-Country

Although box turtles make good pets for people willing to invest the time and effort to care for them, these animals do have some disadvantages that can have a negative impact on their owners' lives. In particular, these turtles can present some unique challenges if you try to move them across the country to a new location. Here's more information about this issue. The Turtles May Not Adapt to the New Place

Preparing Polly: Three Smart Ways A New Parrot Owner Can Be Ready For An Avian Emergency

During your parrot's lifetime, a situation may occur that warrants treatment at the emergency vet hospital. Therefore, if you are a new parrot owner, you need to be prepared in the event of an emergency. Rather than waiting until a serious or life-threatening event occurs, take action now to be ready if your pet requires emergency intervention. Here are three measures to take before an unforeseen situation arises: 1. Locate a Certified Avian Veterinarian

Four Things That Are Putting Your Dog at Risk of Being Obese

Just like with humans one the greatest causes of your dog's obesity is too many calories in and not enough calories out. While you may enjoy giving your pet extra snacks and treats, if your pet is not very active, these often simply add up to extra calories. Furthermore, some of the other things that put you at risk of being obese can also affect your pet. Knowing what these are is the first step in being able to address them.

Understanding Canine Sleep Apnea

Dogs are mammals, and this means they can have a lot of the same types of ailments that humans have. Viral infections, heart disease, kidney failure, and cancer are just a few of the medical issues that can affect your pup. This is why you should schedule a veterinary visit at least once or twice a year so your dog can be thoroughly examined for health issues. Visits also need to be arranged if you note any direct signs of an illness.