Understanding Your Pet's Needs
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Understanding Your Pet's Needs

After my pet had a long, drawn-out battle with cancer, I realized that I needed to do a better job with understanding my pet's needs. I wanted to be there for them no matter what, so I started focusing on my other animals. They needed more love, attention, and medical care, so I focused on those things. I started taking them in for regular checkups and working on their physical appearance. I was able to spot a few other potentially catastrophic health conditions with my animals because of my actions. This blog is all about understanding your pet's needs.


Understanding Your Pet's Needs

  • Non-Invasive Methods To Make Your Arthritic Cat More Comfortable

    4 April 2016

    Your long-time feline friend has been slowing down and showing signs of painful joints. The animal clinic has diagnosed them with arthritis. While your vet can offer medication to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints, there are a number of ways that you can help your cat be more comfortable at home.    Changes in Diet Your veterinarian can recommend a low calorie, high protein diet for your cat. This will give your cat the energy they need but keep them from gaining weight, which puts stress on the joints.

  • 3 Things Potbellied Pig Owners Need To Know About Hoof Cracks

    1 April 2016

    Hooves are the hard soles of your potbellied pig's feet. Like fingernails, hooves grow continuously and require regular maintenance. Hooves that are poorly maintained may develop cracks, which can lead to health problems for your pet. Here are three things potbellied pig owners need to know about hoof cracks. Why do hoof cracks develop? Potbellied pigs often have weak ankles, so when they get older, they tend to put their weight on the backs of their hooves when they walk.

  • Does Your Cat Have The Sniffles? Four Reasons They Might Be Stuffed Up

    1 April 2016

    Sometimes it can be hard to know if your pet is sick, especially when it comes to cats, who tend to hide illnesses. If you notice that your cat has the sniffles, it is important to take this seriously. There are a few different factors that might come into play when your cat seems to have a cold. Here are four common causes that can make your cat stuffed up, and here is what you should do.

  • How To Determine If Your Pet Needs To Go To An Emergency Animal Hospital

    1 April 2016

    As the owner of a pet, you will want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that indicate the need for emergency medical care for your pet. To help you be as aware as possible, you might want to check out the following signs of trouble. It Is Vomiting And Won't Stop It is not uncommon for pets to feel sick from time to time. When they do, they might vomit.

  • Three Tips For Keeping Your Canine Companion Healthy During Summer Fun

    31 March 2016

    With summer just a few short weeks away, you're no doubt already making seasonal plans for backyard barbecues, hiking trips, and other types of fun-in-the-sun activities. Sharing these activities with a furry friend just makes summer better. However, it's important to be aware of potential hazards that could potentially harm your pooch. Following are three strategies for keeping your dog safe and healthy while enjoying classic summer activities. Institute a "