Monday, September 21, 2020


All About Healthy Pets: Pet Care, Veterinarian Advice, Dog & Cat Health Tips, Pet Supplies, Dog & Cat Tips. Plus much more.

Pet Safety: How To Give CPR To A Pet

(ANIMAL VIDEO/PET CARE) If your pet collapsed, would you know what to do to save his or her life? Watch this video from the Daily Herald to learn how to do pet CPR. — Global Animal

6 Squeaky-Clean Tips On How To Stay Dry Washing The Dog

(PET CARE/DOG GROOMING) When it's time to give the family dog a bath, sometimes it can turn into bath time for everyone involved. Here's a quick and easy method to wash your dog without getting soaked. — Global Animal

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: How To Stop Puppy Bites

(PET CARE/PUPPIES) Even though puppy bites are innocent 'love bites' to most adoring pet parents, sometimes a nipping problem can get out of hand. Here are some helpful tips to prevent any further pain from puppy bites. – Global Animal

Beware Of Bloat: Protect Your Dog From This Deadly Condition

(DOGS/PET CARE) While gastric dilation and volvulus (GDV)--more commonly known as bloat--may seem harmless, it can actually be fatal to dogs. Read on to discover which dogs are at higher risk, steps you can take to prevent bloat for your pet, and how to recognize if your dog is suffering from bloat. — Global Animal

How To Contain Pet Care Costs

(PET HEALTH) The cost of pet care in the first year is about $640 for a kitten or cat and begins at approximately $780 for a puppy or dog, according to PetFinder. That's a lot of kibble. Here are some strategies to keep costs under control, including pet insurance and pet food considerations, low-cost vaccine and discount pet medication alternatives, and more. – Global Animal

How To Travel With A Pet

(PET TRAVEL) – Traveling with your dog can be a hassle, but that doesn't mean you want to leave your beloved pooch at home. Here are some tips on getting from here to there smoothly, with your pet and wallet intact. — Global Animal

Killer Couch Chemicals Pose Danger To Dogs

(DOGS/PET HEALTH) Have you redecorated your living room in the past few years? If not, you may want to invest in a new couch, at least for your dog's sake. Chemicals present in old furniture pieces can invade your pet's bloodstream and food supply. Since newer sofas may pose a similar threat in the future, a better option is to buy handcrafted furniture or ensure your animal companions stay off potentially harmful sofas. Let sleeping dogs lie—but not on the couch! Read on to learn more about how chemical flame retardants can affect our furry friends. — Global Animal

Doggy Dental Care Shouldn’t Be Like Pulling Teeth

(DOGS/PET CARE/PET HEALTH) Dental care and oral hygiene is as important for dogs as it is for us. Pets can get many of the same tooth and gum diseases as people. Here are some tips on at-home dental care to keep your pet healthy and happy. Also, learn how to brush your dog's teeth. — Global Animal

Protect Your Furniture, Give Your Cat A Mani-Pedi

(PET CARE/CATS) Trimming your cat's claws may seem daunting, but it's an important part of maintaining a cat's health. Not to mention, it's also a good way to protect your lap and your furniture from scratches. Here are some tips from the Humane Society on how to successfully trim your pet's nails. — Global Animal

Protect Your Couch From Cat Claws

(PET CARE/CATS) Even though it may seem like it, cats don't claw furniture to get revenge or because they dislike your decor. Continue reading below to learn why they can't resist ripping up the couch, and how to stop your pet's destructive scratching. -- Global Animal

Think Outside The Box: Litter Box Tips For A Happy Cat

(CATS/PET CARE) Cats are very clean animals, which means that you have to keep the litter box clean and to a cat's standards to prevent your pet from using the rug instead of the box. Here are some helpful hints from the Humane Society on how to keep the litter box as the cat's preferred toilet. — Global Animal

Fitness & Fido: You & Your Dog Have The Same Needs

(PET CARE/DOGS) If we commit ourselves and our dogs to a healthy lifestyle, we will share many more fond doggy memories. This includes maintaining a good diet, staying hydrated, and exercising regularly. Read on to learn more about the three pillars to keep both you and your dog healthy. – Global Animal

Trial By Fire: Protect Pets & Wildlife During Wildfires

(PET SAFETY) As California continues to experience one of its worst wildfire seasons to date, anyone who lives in an at-risk area should be prepared to care for themselves and their pets in the event of an evacuation. Since many shelters don't allow pets, here's some good advice on finding places that allow people are their pets to stay together. Plus, read other wildfire safety tips below. — Global Animal

Pet Care Tips: Where Are Dogs Allowed?

(PET CARE) Should you bring your dog to restaurants, shops and department stores? Here's a list to make shopping with your dog more fun. Once you know which stores and chains welcome pets, your dog can tag along for daily chores and errands.