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  • Essential Ferret Gear

    Filed in Small Animals, Ferret

    Getting a ferret is like bringing a newborn into your house in the sense that it starts a chain reaction of purchases. Instead of strollers, cribs, and pacifiers, it's wire cages, water bottles, and toys. Below is a general shopping… Read more

  • A New Owner Guide: Ferrets

    Filed in Small Animals, Ferret

    Ferrets are part clown, part magician, and they will easily work their way into your heart. Ferrets make terrific pets; they are playful, funny, affectionate, and are by some accounts one of the most popular pets, after cats and dogs. The… Read more

  • Temperature

    Filed in Cats, Dogs, Health, Safety

    When you're hot you're hot, when you're not you're not. When your cat gets hot, they have fewer ways to cool down than you do. Pets hardly perspire, instead they pant to release excess heat. Therefore it's important to keep… Read more

  • Hypothyroidism

    Filed in Dogs, Health

    Hypothyroidism is a common hereditary disease in dogs. The thyroid gland is like a thermostat that controls the metabolism of cells throughout the body, including the skin and hair. Often dogs that are hyperthyroid have dull, dry brittle hair coats,… Read more

  • Finding a Cat: Adoption Options

    Filed in Cats, Getting a New Kitten/Cat

    For people who are looking for a basic, loveable companion cat and who are not concerned about breeding or pedigree there are many low cost, community supported sources to acquire a new cat. Most communities provide animal shelters where stray… Read more

  • Eye Problems in Dogs and Cats

    Filed in Cats, Dogs, Health

    Eyes are a very sensitive part of the body. Injury or disease affecting the eye can be an emergency situation. Untreated, many simple problems can progress into blindness rapidly. Veterinary care should be sought immediately if your pet is suffering… Read more

  • Vaccinations

    Filed in Cats, Health

    The vast majority of cat diseases are easily prevented by vaccination. Vaccination is given in a single dose either by droplets placed in the cat's nose or injection. How the Vaccination Works Vaccination is designed to help prevent the disease,… Read more

  • Nighttime Safety

    Filed in Dogs, Safety

    Walking the dog or dogs in the evening, is something they look forward to, and something that is good for you. It is good exercise for everyone and burns off excess energy in the dogs, and gives you a chance… Read more

  • Hazards to Avoid Throughout the Year

    Filed in Cats, Dogs, Safety

    Happy New Year!!! It's the beginning of a new year and as you turn to your dreams and plans for the future you see all the members of your family� including your pets. You see the plans for the celebrations… Read more

  • Treating Fleas: Natural Control Options

    Filed in Cats, Dogs, Fleas and Ticks

    Many of today's more environmentally conscious pet owners tend to prefer more natural (less chemical-oriented) methods of flea control. Many natural products can aid in flea control. Some of the more readily available products include d-Limonene, citronella, pennyroyal, eucalyptus, cedar… Read more

My Mutt Program
My Mutt Program

Want to get your pet’s picture on our walls? Donate $250 or more to your local shelter or rescue. Details on the My Mutt Program

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