Personalized dog collars helps your dogs stand out from the crowd. Another way to customize dog collars is to pick custom patterns, ribbons, colors, etc.
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If you have ever suffered from allergy symptoms, you know how miserable they can make you feel. The world is foggy, your brain is dull, your eyes and skin itch incessantly, your sinuses are like a dripping faucet, and you are tired and lethargic. Allergies make dogs feel miserable too…
A puppy mill, also known as a puppy farm, is a large scale dog breeding facility. The treatment of animals at puppy mills is often called into question. Specifically, these commercial breeding farms are known for their lack of medical care, and providing a proper diet for their dogs. The pups often do not receive the exercise and socialization they require at such a young age. Unfortunately, these large-scale breeding facilities also exist for other animals. For example, for cats, a breeding farm is referred to as a kitty mill. Believe it or not, an estimated 4000 puppy mills exist across the United States, which breed over half a million puppies per year.
Martingale collars are designed specifically for dogs with heads that are smaller than their necks. These collars gently tighten against the dog’s neck if they pull, back up or spin. It is typically worn by greyhounds, whippets, Italian greyhounds, salukis, borzoi and wolfhounds.
Lately my cat Scuba has been vomiting, but not really on a steady basis. She doesn’t seem sick but I have noticed the content is sometimes crickets, maybe a partial mouse, or just cat food. I have found her mess in different locations around the warehouse where I keep her in while I am at work. Also, I have another cat, this one doesn’t seem to be having any problems. They both get along and they both eat and drink from the same dish. What problem could this be…
This is only a short list of potentially harmful things that are commonly eaten, chewed, or drank by dogs and cats. It is always best to consult with your veterinarian or poison control authority if you have a question or emergency.
My dog was fed popcorn. Now he is having a hard time walking and he has a bloated stomach. What do I do?
Spaying cats is a very common procedure in the USA. Although this is a commonly performed and safe procedure, remember that this is surgery and there is a risk with any surgery or anesthetic procedure…
Do you have a sick dog and need advice for an old dog throwing up? The Pet Doc tells you what to do if this issue is new or reoccurring.
This question for our Pet Doc comes from the concerned owner of a three year old Shih Tsu named Toby Jo who eats too quickly and therefore has trouble keeping his food down. Can our Pet Doc solve Toby’s eating problem and help him regain normal and comfortable eating habits?