Teach Your Cat to Leash Walk

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Training

Teach Your Cat to Leash Walk

1 Comment 24 January 2012

Like most learning, teaching your cat to walk on a leash is easiest if taught early in life so the cat grows up comfortable with a leash and harness. The training technique is the same for young or old, it is just slower in a cat over six months old. Keep in mind that not [...]

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Get Healthy with Fido!

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Training

Get Healthy with Fido!

1 Comment 18 January 2012

Well it’s that time of year when New Year’s Resolutions start to get a little fuzzy. If one of your goals this year is to get healthy, then read on! Have you considered bring your dog with you on your journey to better Product – were purifier doubles cialis vs viagra are the. Available http://www.pharmacygig.com/ [...]

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5 Holiday Pet Travel Tips

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

5 Holiday Pet Travel Tips

1 Comment 21 November 2011

The holiday season is here again – and somehow it seems to sneak up on us faster every year! As we (my husband, myself, and our 3-year old Goldendoodle, Mackay) get ready to travel home to Boise for Thanksgiving, it seems like a fitting time to talk about tips for holiday travel withpets. We make [...]

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Pet Health & Safety

Is there really a difference between natural and organic pet food? And does it matter?

5 Comments 16 November 2011

We have all read, seen, or experienced ourselves that healthy, natural, and organic foods are becoming mainstream in the food world. This category has been exploding for human food, with over 95% of households now buying natural and 68% of households now buying organic (1). In fact, the category (combined) represented nearly $40B in sales [...]

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Disaster Planning for Pets is Crucial

Pet Health & Safety

Disaster Planning for Pets is Crucial

No Comments 10 November 2011

A new poll conducted by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals indicates that owners need to seriously incorporate their pets when it comes to disaster planning especially when evacuations orders are handed out. The poll found that 35 percent of dog and cat owners have no plans for their pets during [...]

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Aggression Between Dogs

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News, Pet Training

Aggression Between Dogs

No Comments 07 November 2011

Aggression between dogs can result in injury to dogs and/or to the people trying to separate them. The behavior can consist of growling, snarling, barking, lunging, snapping and biting. Aggression between unfamiliar dogs can be due to dominance, fear, or protective behavior over territory or owner. There are several reasons why dogs show aggression: Dominance [...]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 4 Update

Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 4 Update

1 Comment 04 November 2011

Molly Molly and I have been walking longer and longer each day. She is up to about an hour’s walk most days now and she has lost a half pound this week! She is down to 17 pounds even with a goal of 15 pounds. She has much more stamina and is so much more [...]

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Cat Destructive Clawing

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News, Pet Training

Cat Destructive Clawing

No Comments 01 November 2011

Introduction One purpose of feline clawing is to sharpen claws. This is where the cat actually removes old claw fragments because of new claw growth. It is more like the shedding of a snake’s skin than the sharpening of a kitchen knife. Feline clawing is an olfactory mark of territory because of scent producing glands [...]

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Preventing Heartworm Disease

Pet Health & Safety

Preventing Heartworm Disease

No Comments 27 October 2011

For many parts of the country, especially the southern half, Mosquitoes are a year-long problem.  And they don’t just grace us with those red itchy bumps. Mosquitoes are carriers of heartworm which can infect our furry loved ones, especially dogs. Heartworm is indeed a worm that develops in the heart and over time, if left [...]

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Excessive Nocturnal Activity in Cats

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Excessive Nocturnal Activity in Cats

No Comments 17 October 2011

Why does my cat seem to be most active at nights? Some cats are active at night or awake and “raring to go” very early in the morning. Since many cat parents are out at work or school during the day, the cat may spend the daytime hours in rest and relaxation, especially if it [...]

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