The Pet Health Care Gazette
on Monday June 20th, 2011 at 10:41 AM
15 Great Pet Blogs showcases fifteen popular blogs and includes favorite posts from their authors.
There are a ton of pet blogs on the web and many of them are excellent blogs. Still, finding them can be difficult and finding the ones that suit your tastes and interests can be even harder. A new book has just been released that will make that job easier for you.
15 Great Pet Blogs features fifteen popular pet blogs and showcases their authors favorite posts. This is a resource that youll find...
on Sunday June 19th, 2011 at 10:37 AM
Recently, I came across a really good post on Dr. Patty Khulys blog. This post dealt specifically with cat owners that elect euthanasia over insulin for their diabetic cats. One of the things that Dr. Khuly talked extensively about was why a cat owner might elect euthanasia instead of giving the insulin injections.
Specifically, Dr. Khuly talks about the owners that dont want to put their pet through it, with it being the treatment proposed, in this case insulin.
But then, as most of us who...
on Saturday June 18th, 2011 at 11:04 AM
How safe is anesthesia for your dog or cat?
One of the most common concerns my clients have in regards to their pets safety deals with the risk of anesthesia. So, lets take a look at how safe anesthesia is and some of the questions you may want to ask your veterinarian if your pet needs to undergo anesthesia.Reasons Pets Need to Undergo Anesthesia
This is pretty straight-forward in many cases. If your pet needs to undergo surgery such as a spay or neuter, he or she will need to be...
on Wednesday June 15th, 2011 at 01:04 PM
A Pet Airways plane ready to transport pets by air
If youre traveling with your pet by air and can take him in the passenger area (i.e the cabin) of the plane with you, you have few safety concerns to worry about. However, if your pet is a bit larger and cannot be placed in a carrier that will fit under the seat in front of you, there may well be cause for concern.
Weve all heard the horror stories about pets that are required to fly in the cargo area: pets that have escaped while flying with...
on Wednesday June 15th, 2011 at 11:11 AM
A couple of days ago, we talked about ways to make your trip to the veterinarian with your dog easier and less frightening. Today, were going to talk about cats.Reasons Why Cats Dont Visit the Veterinarian Often Enough
Like all pets, cats require regular veterinary care. Your cat should be examined by your veterinarian at least once a year and many veterinarians recommend visits every six months, especially for more mature cats. However, despite the fact that more households own dogs than...
on Tuesday June 14th, 2011 at 10:31 AM
Do you have an older dog that is having trouble getting around? If so, then youll want to read todays guest post. (Consideration was provided for the editing, review, and publishing of this guest post.)Keeping Your Aging Dog Mobile
Watching your dog age can sometimes be heart-breaking to say the least. Obviously where dogs age faster than humans, we tend to notice changes in their physical strength and agility. Like with people there is no instant cure for aging; however there are methods...
on Monday June 13th, 2011 at 10:34 AM
Recently, my friend Mel Freer over at No Dog About It wrote a post relaying her brothers recent experience with his dog and a veterinary visit that went badly. What Mel relayed in her post is, unfortunately, something that happens much too often.What Can A Pet Owner Do to Help Make a Veterinary Visit Go Smoothly
One of the best things that you, as a pet owner, can do is to take steps to help to help remove some of the fear of the veterinary visit. Since Mels post was about a dog, well talk...
on Friday June 10th, 2011 at 10:39 AM
It is a common misconception among people that are not fully familiar with positive dog training methods that these methods are synonymous with permissive behavior. This simply is not true.Positive Dog Training Results
When positive dog training methods are employed correctly, your dog will learn not only what behaviors you consider inappropriate but she will also learn what you would prefer that she does instead. This is an important distinction. Punishing a behavior may (or may not) be...
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