Check for ticks after woodland walks. Your pets are at risk too. Remove with tweezers, ask your vet about tick control. Lyme & Rocky Mountain fever.
Pets that don't get flea medicine get fleas in the summer and fall, which can cause itchy spots and spread diseases. Long-term bug medicine from the vet stops this from happening.
Don't give your dogs more food than they need. Read the label or ask a doctor. When you eat too much, you gain weight.
Cats have to eat meat because they can only get the nutrients they need from animal flesh. Consult a vet before giving dogs a vegetarian diet.
When pets are bored, they do bad things like chew on things and meow a lot. To keep them busy, hide treats, give cats toys, and teach dogs how to play fetch or tug-of-war.
Myth: Milk is good for cats. Most of them can't handle lactose, and it can give them diarrhoea. The vets say that people don't need it.
Don't let your dog eat garbage! Food poisoning, problems with the stomach, toxic mold, sickness, seizures, and even death can be caused by food that has gone bad.
Learn to read your dog's body language so you don't get confused. A moving tail isn't always a good sign; it could mean that the dog is afraid of something.
Ringworm fungus can cause a round spot of hair loss on pets, which can spread to people. Treat it right away and see a doctor if you're worried about hair loss.
Pets with roundworms get sick and have diarrhea, and the worms' eggs get into the dirt. Can affect people and make them go blind. Routine deworming is very important. Ask your vet.