Pet Tips

A groomer trimming a rabbit's fur
Because of their constant shedding, rabbits need to be brushed at least weekly to remove loose hair....Read More
Black Chihuahua who has received help for pica disorder
The ingestion of non-food items, such as rocks, dirt or fabric, is called pica disorder and it’s a fairly common occurrence in pets....Read More
Shell the parrot in a beam of light
Very few people think about lighting when they get a bird, but it is extremely important to birds’ health and well-being, and there are several factors to consider....Read More
White greyhound resting on person's lap
If you face the possibility of having to give up your pet due to economic hardship, please check out these pet assistance resources:...Read More
Parrot behavior and training with Templeton and Melissa
There’s a lot of misinformation about animal behavior and training in general, but even more so for parrots specifically....Read More
Overweight cat. Obesity in pets is a health concern.
Obesity in pets is an increasing health risk to our companion animals, specifically for our dogs and cats, and one that is rarely recognized by their people as a real probl...Read More
Spaniel-type dog with his rear paw up to scrach
Do you have a dog who’s constantly scratching? The itchy dog is one of the most difficult problems to assess in veterinary medicine....Read More
Older brown tabby cat's face
If you have a cat who has been diagnosed as being hyperthyroid, you might be wondering what hyperthyroidism is exactly and what it means for your cat’s health....Read More
Person teaching a heeler dog to trade with a bone and some treats
At one time or another, many of us have been involved in an inadvertent game of “keep away” — when our dog snatches something and then refuses to give it up....Read More
Grooming is important in caring for potbellied pigs. This pig is being brushed.
Potbellied pigs aren’t difficult to care for or look after, but they do need regular grooming, occasional ear and eye cleaning, dental care, tusk and hoof care, and socializ...Read More