Easter baskets make us smile, with all the pretty colors and yummy goodies and treats. The sweet-smelling candies and chocolate are tantalizing to a pet's sensitive nose and that Easter grass wiggling in the breeze entices a curious pet. Plan now to keep your four-footed friend safe from the dangers that lurk inside (and outside) that basket this Easter.
The Pit Bull is really not a separate breed but one of several, or even a combination of two or more. Because they have been used and abused as fighting animals, some communities have banned them. But people who really know these dogs will tell you what wonderful pets they can be.
Thinking about getting a cat as a pet? You need to stop by the cat show, where you can see beautiful representatives of many different breeds and talk to their owners to find out which one would be best for you!
If you have had the flu, you know how bad you feel. You also know it can easily turn into something more serious (such as pneumonia) if you don't take care of yourself. Canine influenza can be just as dangerous for your dog - maybe even more so because your pet probably has no natural immunity to it!
Being overweight is just as bad for your pet as it is for you, and for all the same reasons - it puts a strain on an animal's joints, heart and liver; it increases the risk of diabetes and other diseases; and it shortens an animal's life. A chubby pet may be more cuddly, but a trim pet will probably be healthier and live longer.