Spaying a female cat is done by many cat owners to stop certain behaviors and prevent pregnancies. If you've scheduled your own cat for this operation, which includes ovary removal, you may expect that your cat will be in need of rest and healing afterwards. In particular, help them with recovery by performing these aftercare actions. Discuss with Children Before your cat even returns home, a serious talk must be had with small children about how the cat will feel.
Cats typically do a good job of keeping themselves clean, so it may be upsetting to run your hand through a cat's fur only to find it gritty. If you've already tried grooming your cat and giving them baths to no avail, there's a good chance that the grittiness in their fur is due to fleas. This guide will explain what this grit is and how it can be harmful to your cat.
On July 1st, 2014, the American Kennel Club (AKC) welcomed two new breeds into its pack -- the Coton de Tulear and the Wirehaired Vizsla. While you may have heard of the Vizsla -- the smooth-coated Vizsla has been a member of the AKC since 1960 -- it's probably likely you've never heard of the Coton de Tulear. But that probably won't last for long. This little bundle of fluff is one of the newest breeds recognized by the AKC, and it is cuteness epitomized.
When you're traveling on vacation, you're not going to be able to bring your pet rabbit with you. With this in mind, you'll need to look into what you can do to keep them safe and comfortable while you're gone. While you can have a pet sitter visit your home to check in on your rabbit, you may be more interested in around the clock care with a boarding facility.
If you have allergies you know most dogs are out of the question. It is not the dog you are allergic to; however, it is the flakes of dead skin, also known as dander. These get in the air when the dog sheds hair. Because of this no matter if the dog you have has short or long hair they can shed and cause your allergy symptoms to exacerbate. Fortunately, there are some dogs that you can have as they do not shed much, and you can welcome them into your home without worrying about your allergies.
A few months back, I realized that our kids were really lonely. We knew that we wouldn't be able to have any other children, so we started focusing on what we could do to make a difference. We started exploring the possibility of adopting an animal, and before we knew it, we were bringing home a pet that we knew our kids would love. They were incredibly receptive to the idea of having the little puppy, and after a few days together, I knew that he would become a treasured member of our family. Read more about pet ownership on this blog.