A Real Thorn In Their Side: The Danger Of Embedded Foxtails

With spring here and summer on its way, the great outdoors look more inviting than ever to mankind's fuzzy friends. However, there is a danger lurking outside, from your neighbor's yard to the woods you walk your dog in. This danger can potentially put your dog or cat's life at risk and cause serious pain and harm. Read on to learn more about the danger that is foxtails and what you can do to prevent your pet from being harmed.

Rescue Dog Aggressive To Everyone But You? It May Be Resource Guarding

It is normal for a dog to pick one family member out of a home to love most but they generally still love the rest of the family. If you got a dog from a rescue and it is aggressive to everyone in the family except you, however, then you need to take care of this now. One thing that may be the problem is resource guarding. Below is some information about this so you can keep the dog in your home and have everything peaceful again.

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Veterinarian Care

Taking good care of your dog is one of your top priorities. Most dog owners are aware that dogs need to get regular check ups with the veterinarian to ensure that they are healthy. They need to get regular shots, and always need to be checked for ticks. Regular checkups are something that are easy to keep on top of, but it can be difficult to know when there is a medical emergency.

Is Your Cat Sleeping Too Much? Look For These 3 Signs Of Problems

Since cats can typically sleep anywhere from 16 to 20 hours per day, it can be hard to tell if your cat is sleeping normally or excessively. However, being able to tell the two apart can make all the difference in detecting illness early on. If you think your cat might be sleeping more than usual, keep an eye out for these three other warning signs that are commonly coupled with excessive sleeping that can confirm your cat is probably sleeping too much due to illness or another health problem.

Here Are Reasons For Fixing Your Dog

If you have a dog or you are going to be bringing one home soon, then you may be questioning whether or not you should have the dog fixed. Males get neutered and females get spayed. Neutering and spaying procedures are done to prevent the dog from being able to breed. There are some times when you want to avoid having your dog fixed and a couple of these times include if you are going to be showing the dog professionally in the future or if you think you may want to have them produce a litter at any point.