Don’t you wish that there was more you could do when your pet is feeling under the weather? When he or she is clearly unwell, but is obviously not sick enough to go to the vet’s?
Perhaps there is. Here are a few recipes you can use to make home made medicine for animals that might be able to help them.
Noticed your pet’s been scratching at his or her ears lately? Aloe Vera is a great medicine for animals that can help sooth red or inflamed areas of the ear. You can also dip a cotton swap in vegetable oil to help remove built up wax or dirt. Just be aware of the fact that dogs’ and cats’ ear canals turn right at the base of their ear, so be careful not to jam anything deep into their ear canal.
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The panic that ensues when a pet is missing is as alarming as a it might be if a child were. When Fluffy or Shadow aren’t in their usual spots – it can be quite overwhelming for a pet owner. After all, 90% of those who own pets say that their pets are part of the family. So what do you do when a family member goes missing? Stay calm and follow the steps below to start your search for your pet.
Alert the masses
The moment you’ve confirmed that your pet is missing is the moment you should begin your search to find them. For every moment that passes, your cat or dog faces the risk of danger. It is of the utmost importance that you stay calm and alert your community of the disappearance. Create at least 20 posters with the following essentials:
-The words “LOST DOG” or “LOST CAT” Read More
For any pet owner, it’s always recommended to spay and neuter a puppy or kitten within the first few months of bringing him or her home. These procedures — which are completely painless for the animal — are safe and incredibly beneficial for both you and your pet.
But why spay and neuter your pets in the first place? Take a look at this list of the three biggest reasons why you should look into spay and neuter procedures for your pet:
Spaying and neutering lets your pets live a longer, healthier life
Did you know that spaying and neutering a pet can increase his or her lifespan by as much as three years? That’s because these procedures, which remove the animal’s reproductive organs, are the onl Read More
Owning a pet has a long list of advantages. Pets are known to help their owners de-stress, they impress friends and pets keep everyone entertained. If are considering bringing a pet into your life, you should know that there are millions of people in the United States who are on that bandwagon. Would you be surprised to find that:
- There are nearly 75 million domesticated cats in the United States.
There are nearly 70 million domesticated cats in the United States.
There is a fabulous infrastructure of services available to make the lives of pet owners easier, like kennels for dogs, 24 hour pet hospitals and even puppy day care!
When you are thinking of taking on a pet, consider that one is the loneliest numb Read More
By now, you should know that the key to effective veterinary marketing these days is having a well-designed, quality, and professional website. This is moot though, if no one can even find it. Vet websites are the cornerstones of any veterinary marketing strategy, but if people can’t find you or aren’t willing to click, all of your efforts will be for nothing. Here are a couple of ways to ensure that when people use search engines to find a vet they will come across yours and want to click.
One thing that people tend to prefer is organic — as opposed to paid — results. Using pay per click services is a good way to make sure that a link to your site will show up in search results, but people would typically rather click on an organic link.
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Dog collars are one of the most essential items you can give to your pet dogs, whether they’re young pups or they’ve been with you for some time. Dog collars are the place to put a name tag with your contact information on it, so if your dog is ever lost, you can ensure that he or she can return home safely. Collars also provide a safe and easy way to leash your dog when going for a walk. Between 36% and 37% of American households have dogs, meaning over 43 million homes, and almost all of them make sure to keep a collar and name tag on their dogs.
However, many owners find that there are so many types of dog collars to choose from that they don’t know where to begin. Whether you’re buying a dog collar for the first time for your new puppy or you’re replacing an old collar, here are some ideas you can Read More
Most people love pets. With the responsibility of owning a pet comes the need to take care of them. Just like humans, pets are susceptible to illness and injury. Animal hospitals and veterinary services are in business to provide care, emergency service, and aid for your pet related problems.
It has become quite evident that we are living in a new age; this is the age of the internet, new technology and new media. It has become nearly a standard now, for all business, companies, organizations, etc to be able to be searched, found, researched, and contacted via links and website. There are a number of website promotion tips that have been tested, utilized and proven to generate and increase web traffic. Veterinary services and animal hospitals could use these website promotion tips to get more public atte Read More
Millions of Americans have at least one pet — there are currently about 70 million dogs and 86 million cats kept as pets throughout the country. Owning a pet is certainly a highly rewarding experience, as pets provide years of companionship.
But owning a pet is also a major responsibility, especially when it comes to making sure you provide adequate health care for animals. To make sure you do your part in your pet’s health, follow these tips!
Here are five of the best tips on health care for animals to help you keep your pet feeling healthy and happy:
1. Regular veterinary checkups: Whether you plan to visit a veterinarian for cats or a veterinarian for Read More
Like most pet owners, you know that your dog is the cutest. Approximately 64% of households in the United States own pets, and there are 63.8 million dogs kept as pets throughout the country. Our fluffy companions are our best friends, too, and we appreciate their personalities because they help us smile on a daily basis. If you want to take the cutest dog pictures to share with friends and family, then check out some of these tips for how to take these photos and what you can do with them.
Your dog will always tell you when they need to be let out, when they’re hungry, or when they’re lonely, but it’s hard for them to say “hey owner, I think I’m sick!” Dogs and cats under the age of 10 should visit a veterinary care center once a year, and every six months if they are 10 years and older. However, things can go wrong between routine checkups.
Seeing a veterinarian for dogs is the best thing you can do for man’s best friend, and because they can’t tell you what’s wrong, we’ve come up with a list of the most common health issues found in dogs.
- Heartworms This is a potentially deadly disease in which parasites infect your dog’s heart and occurs from a mosquito bite that manifests into larvae. Symptoms include collapsing and depression.>
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