Hazards For Your Pet In Your Garage & Yard

Before you allow your new pet out in your garage and yard, you need to make sure that those areas are free of hazards. Here is a brief list to help you make sure that these areas are safe for your new pet. Antifreeze It is common to keep antifreeze in your garage if you service your vehicle yourself. Antifreeze contains propylene glycol, which is dangerous for your pet to eat or consume. [Read More]

Your First Toy Dog Breed: Caring For The Tiny Canine In Your Life

Whether you have been around dogs your entire life or you just looked into those tiny little eyes and just knew you had to take that tiny pup home, getting a toy dog breed is no easy feat. You will quickly learn that smaller dogs have a lot of needs that are different from their larger counterparts. Here are things you need to consider when it comes to the care of your toy breed, whether you have a maltese, poodle, or mixed breed smaller dog. [Read More]

Three Steps To Take When Finding Out Your Pup Has Diabetes

Just like humans, dogs can have diabetes; it can occur in older dogs and in young puppies. If you notice your dog is drinking and urinating more often plus acting lethargic, it is a good idea to check their blood sugar. Dogs' blood sugar can be checked on the same type of meter has humans. With a prick to the exposed skin of the ear, you may be able to get their blood sugar reading. [Read More]

Hazards in Your Home That Could Harm Your Pet

If you are getting your first pet soon, you need to be aware of all the hazards in your home that could harm your pet's health and well-being, and take steps to ensure that your pet has a safe home to reside in. Food When you have a pet, you need to be extra careful to keep food secure. You should not leave food containers on the counters or leave your cabinets or refrigerator open. [Read More]