Pets Articles – Page 3

Important Information for Pet Owners about Dogs and Chocolate

A Surprising Fact that Many Pet Owners Don’t Realize

Many pet owners are unaware of this, but you are never supposed to feed your dog chocolate. Dogs are not able to digest chocolate properly, and chocolate can actually kill your pet. Read the following tips to keep your dog safe and healthy. All pet owners will benefit from this advice.

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What Is The BARF Diet?

Why In The World Is The BARF Diet Popular?

Okay, let me start out by saying this is going to be a controversial post because there are a number of people who wholeheartedly believe in the BARF diet. No, the BARF diet is not something teenage girls are doing to get skinny – the BARF diet is actually a dog diet that stands for “bones and raw food” or “biologically appropriate raw food” depending on who you talk to. Unfortunately, BARF diet propaganda seems to be doing more harm to household pets than good.

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The Difference between Pet Insurance and Discount Veterinary Plans

Make Sure You’re Getting What You Pay for When Buying Pet Insurance

Many pet owners are beginning to recognize the benefits that pet insurance can offer them. The unfortunate thing is that many unscrupulous companies are claiming to offer pet insurance when what they are really offering is nothing more than a discount veterinary plan. Before you go shopping for pet insurance, you need to understand what constitutes as pet insurance and what does not.

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Have a Problem with Pet Odors?

Pet Odors Don’t Have to Ruin Your Home

Anyone who has ever owned a pet or two (or three or four) can attest to the fact that as adorable as pets are, they don’t come without some unpleasant strings attached — such as shedding and pet odors to name a few. If you have a pet that’s had some accidents or a pet that just seems to have a persistent odor, it doesn’t mean that you have to live every day of your life wondering if guests can smell an odor in your home. In today’s day and age, there are a number of products designed to eliminate pet odors, and surprisingly some of them work quite well.

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Pet Medications from Canada

Many Are Turning to Canada for their Pet Medications

It’s no secret that people have been turning to Canadian pharmacies to get prescription medications at a discount. Whether or not you agree with the practice, you have to admit it’s an increasing trend. What many people don’t realize is that not only are people turning to Canadian pharmacies for their own medication needs, but they’re turning to Canada for their pet medications as well.

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Weighing the Benefits of Pet Microchip Identification

Is Pet Microchip Identification Worth the Price?

For those of you who keep beloved pets, you know how important a part of the family an animal can be. And of course, those of us who have pets should do everything we can to keep them safe. Lately, it seems there have been more and more advertisements for pet microchip identification services. So is pet microchip identification the wave of the future or is it just another way to throw away our money?

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Pet Owners Should Look Into Licensing Requirements

Legal Obligations May Take Pet Owners by Surprise

Pet owners may find themselves unpleasantly surprised if they don’t check into local laws and ordinances regarding pet ownership. While many people think that legal pet ownership is just a matter of going to the local pet store or humane society and paying the price or the adoption fee for your new cat or dog, it is actually more involved than that. So pet owners beware — what you don’t know can hurt you.

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Throw Away Your Store Brand Pet Food

Store Brand Pet Food May Not Be Best for Your Pet

If you’ve been shopping for pet food lately, you probably notice the huge price difference between the premium brands and the store brands. The question is, why is there such a huge price difference between store brand pet food and premium pet food? The answer is in the age-old adage, you get what you pay for.

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Are All Dog Treats Healthy?

Some Dog Treats May Not Be Healthy For Your Dog

Gone are the days when getting a dog treat for your dog meant going to the local grocery store and picking up a box of Milk Bones. Nowadays, there’s a much, much larger selection of dog treats to choose from. The problem is, some of these dog treats may not just be unhealthy for your dog — they can actually kill your beloved pet.

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