Fleas don't just hide in your pet's fur: more of them hide in the house. Here's a simple flea trap: position a lamp near your dog's sleeping area, and put a bowl of soapy water underneath. The fleas will be attracted to the light and then drown in the water. You can also buy flea traps. … [Read more...] about How can I trap fleas in my house?
Does your cat keep mewling loudly? Excessive vocalization can be a sign that your cat is stressed or upset or sick—especially if you also observe other signs of attention-seeking (like clawing your furniture, or being extra clingy). Here are some signs that pet-owners can watch out for, and what you can do to stop the problem, before your neighbors complain or your furniture … [Read more...] about Signs that your cat is stressed
Is your dog or cat pregnant? While your pet possesses strong maternal instincts, you do have an important role in helping her and her babies. Don't worry, you don't need a degree in veterinary medicine All it takes is a lot of patience, a few precautions, and this simple guide that covers most of the questions that pet owners ask. … [Read more...] about What to Do When your Pet is Pregnant
You see the most adorable puppy in the pet store. 'Please, Mom, can we keep him?' your kids beg. But please remember that you're not just getting a toy that can be discarded or ignored once its novelty wears off. You are signing up for a lifetime commitment to this helpless animal, which relies on you completely for food, shelter and companionship. So, put a lot of thought … [Read more...] about 8 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Dog