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Insurance and Medications for Cats

Insurance and Medications for Cats

Written By: Published: 12-29-17
Getting insurance is a very good idea, even if your cat spends more times indoors than outside. Most of the problems your cat faces are due to accidents, and these can happen inside your house just as well as they can happen when you let your kitty go for a walk. Your cat also isn?t safe from diseases just because she doesn?t go out often. Prevention is key and visits to the vet cost money. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Helping SPCA Animals

Helping SPCA Animals

Written By: Published: 12-28-17
Adopting animals gives them another chance and even save their lives; remember that shelters can get easily overcrowded, so by adopting an animal you give another one an opportunity to get off the streets and have a chance at a new family. Adoption is cheaper for you than buying and did you know that almost 30% of dogs and cats in shelters are pure breed? For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Signs Of Feline Leukemia

Signs Of Feline Leukemia

Written By: Published: 12-18-17
An infection with FeLV can cause the immune system to weaken and will cause anemia and, in some extreme cases, lymphoma or cancer of the blood cells. This is why it is really important to monitor your cats, in order to avoid the progression of the disease.For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
What Is a Puppy Mill?

What Is a Puppy Mill?

Written By: Published: 12-13-17
A puppy mill is a place where dogs are bread unethically. This kind of practice is not humane because it treats dogs and puppies, which are living beings, as bad as or even worse than objects on an assembly line. The dogs are kept in unsanitary conditions and small cages with little room for movement. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Dog Care for New Pet Owners

Dog Care for New Pet Owners

Written By: Published: 12-12-17
There are a few handy tips that people who own a dog for the first time should know about. First off, if you can, try and get the dog while it is still a pup. That way, not only will it bond with you faster, but you can also house train it much easier. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
The Bluetick Coonhound

The Bluetick Coonhound

Written By: Published: 12-11-17
The Bluetick Coonhound is an excellent pack dog, socializing very well with other breeds if you have multiple dogs in your home. As long as the owner displays consistent and thorough discipline, the Bluetick will not cause any trouble. It is, however, a born and bred hunting dog and will track and chase any small animal (and plenty of large ones, too). For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Choosing the Right Veterinarian

Choosing the Right Veterinarian

Written By: Published: 12-8-17
Choosing the right veterinarian for your pet takes time and patience. Do your research before choosing a vet, ask for referrals from friends who have pets. Here's a short list of things you need to look for in a veterinarian. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshleter.org ...Read More...
Best Pet Birds for Kids

Best Pet Birds for Kids

Written By: Published: 12-7-17
If you are in the market for birds, you should know that they need a lot of attention, sometimes more than other pets. They are also very sensitive animals. And they are very cute and sweet! Popular birds for pets include canaries, pigeons, parrots, budgies and finches. Birds get along well with kids and are affectionate. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Detecting Hypothyroidism in Your Dog

Detecting Hypothyroidism in Your Dog

Written By: Published: 12-6-17
Hypothyroidism is the most common hormonal disorder encountered in dogs and it usually develops between the ages of 4-10. Normally, this disorder affects neutered and spayed dogs. A lot of breeds are affected by this disease, like golden retrievers, pinchers, English greyhounds, Irish setters, dachshunds, poodles, boxers and many more. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Types of Natural Dog Flea Treatments

Types of Natural Dog Flea Treatments

Written By: Published: 12-5-17
If you own pets then your bound to have to deal with fleas at some point in time. With all the topical store brand flea treatments out there it's hard to choose the right one sometimes. Here are a few DIY flea treatments you can make yourself for your pet. They're safe and easy to use, and they're all natural. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
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