Not everyone agrees that indoor-only living is the ideal situation for cats, as cats have not been selectively bred to be indoors 24 hours a day, and many don't adjust to living in close contact to people. Be aware of the 10 risks cats face when living entirely indoors, and a practical compromise.
While I only recommend using chemical flea&tick preventives sparingly, if at all, it doesn't mean you & your pet have to live with annoying, disease-transmitting pests. After this No. 1 rule to help fortify your pet's immune system, here are my nontoxic options for keeping pests away from your pet.
Now that kitties have been added as candidates for year-round heartworm preventives by many conventional veterinarians and heartworm medication manufacturers, it's time to expose what feline heartworm infections look like. Insist on this test before starting any preventive treatment.
Your pet's mortal enemy as she ages. Early detection makes it easier to use natural remedies and avoid serious side effects of commonly used meds. Also enables herbal kidney support. Get our six vital tips on minimizing your pet's risk of the disease today.
Winter can be especially hard on your pet's skin. But, you can retain good skin quality even in the dry winter months. First of all, figure out which of these 4 culprits is the root cause of the problem. And treat them to a TLC massage with this natural immune builder.
They tested kitties for these disease triggers - here's what they found. Thought to be a major culprit in the steep rise of this devastating disease, despite efforts to reign it in. Here's your path to nixing it from your kitty's life. And watch for these three telltale signs Kitty already has it.
It could be an early warning sign of this uncomfortable syndrome. Discover its causes, what to ask your vet to do, whether you should ever opt for surgery, and the treatment you should never use. And most importantly, how to make your pet more comfortable.
By the time your kitty reaches 11, he's considered a senior. With proper care, he can easily live another 8, 10, or even 12 years if he's in good health. How can you help your cat thrive, and give him the love and attention he needs when challenging old-age issues like vocalizing at night arise?
Can caring for a dog, cat or other animal companion for five years or longer actually affect your cognitive health? This study of 1,369 Medicare beneficiaries sheds light on one of the lesser known yet wondrous benefits of pet ownership, on top of the mental health benefits for people of all ages.