Pet owners care about their animal companions with the same level of love and dedication as a parent would for a child. The first step in becoming a responsible pet owner is to learn how to properly care your pet. On this site you will find articles, videos and how-to tutorials on pet care, grooming and health related issues that affect the well being of your pet. We also maintain a directory of businesses that provide all level of pet related services.
Grooming your pet can turn into a frustrating and difficult experience. Here are some tips that can help make the process go more smoothly.
Follow these steps for a thorough washing. Shampoo should be specific for the animal you're washing and low-foaming so it rinses away easily and does not strip nutrients from coat. Use washcloth to wet pets's face. Use hose or pitcher to wet rest of pet with warm water. Start shampooing at face and work your way to tail.
Traveling with your pet can be stressful for both you and your animal. But proper planning can help ease the strain.
Traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and the four-legged members of your family. But with thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable trip for everyone. Unless your animal is small enough to fit under your seat and you can bring him or her in the cabin, the ASPCA recommends pet owners to not fly their animal.
Part of being a good pet owner is knowing how to best care for your companion through all the stages of their life.
Most cats enter their golden years between 12 and 14 years of age. Many cats, especially those who are black, experience a graying of their coat as they age—but there are other, more subtle signs that your cat is aging.