Getting a new dog is a very exciting time in your life, but the first few days and weeks after bringing them home can be stressful. Your furry companion will need time to get used to their new environment, find their way around, and figure out (from cues by you) what they are and aren’t allowed to do.
Getting older is an unavoidable part of life, and as we age, many of us start to notice changes in our behavior, in our health, and in our ability to carry out certain activities. This often means that we need to adapt in order to continue functioning normally and living life to the full. Just like humans, our pets need special care as they get older. Here’s what you need to know about how pet care changes as your dog becomes a senior animal.
Getting a pet for Christmas may seem like a good idea, but it is a commitment. The key to adding a new furry member of the family is to prepare. Prepare for their arrival and for the task of taking care of them every day after that. In line with preparation, here are a few things you should consider before getting yourself or your loved ones a pet for Christmas.
Veterinary laser therapy has gained popularity in the last two decades. Thanks to innovation, laser therapy can promote healing and manage pain and inflammation in pets. This type of treatment can treat a variety of medical conditions in companion animals, including arthritis.
A pet health certificate is a document that certifies that your pet is free from disease. The official document also indicates the vaccines that the pet has received and is up-to-date on. The certificate contains information about the pet, including age, breed, and identification or microchip data.
Some pet owners may not be aware, but dog skin allergies are very common. Fortunately, you do not have to worry. They can be easily managed and treated. As a general rule, though, it is always advisable to consult your pet doctor if you suspect anything is awry with your dog's skin.