A canine’s canines aren’t just for eating. So Here’s the point – and it can be a painful one. More than 4 million people are bitten by dogs every year. The number of  recorded dog bite injuries is significantly higher in children, the elderly and service providers such as mail carriers and meter readers. While […]

FDA Proposed new rule for improved safety of Pet Food and Treats The Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule to require better preventative measures for pet food safety. Pets reside in approximately 70 percent of U.S. households and deserve high-quality, safe, nutritious food and treats. We encourage pet owners who suspect their […]

SOME TIPS TO HELP KIDS & CATS PLAY NICE • Keep your cat’s litter box in a well enclosed area that’s strictly off-limits to children. • If your cat is allowed to dine in peace and emerge full and happy, it will be better prepared to face young family members. • Don’t allow your child […]

1. First of all, Mother cats are known as “Queens”, and Daddy cats are  sometimes called “Sires.” 2. And with their advanced sense of smell, they can easily out-smell mere mortals, with 60 to 80 million olfactory cells. You’ve got a measly five to 20 million. So when she turns her nose up at you […]

                                     We don’t have any scientific evidence to prove these photos are real, and not just “photoshopped” so you can judge for yourself. Do the cats love it? Does the paint brush make them feel like they’re being petted? Any way you look at it, though, these cats are pretty colorful. Meow. Disclaimer: Don’t try […]

LET THE TOOTH BE TOLD According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, periodontal disease affects 80 percent of cats and dogs before the age of four. A progressive infection of the tissue surrounding the teeth, it can be very painful for your faithful four-legged friends. Not only can they suffer from bleeding gums and tooth […]

New flowers will burst into life, and plants will once again thrive. A sweet fragrance will fill the air, but so will not-so-sweet seasonal allergies – for animals and humans alike. Pets with such allergies may have itchy skin and will scratch, bite or lick themselves constantly, creating sores that may become infected. In milder […]