pets--animals

Does Your Dog Have Sunburned Eyes?

In this day and age of pampering pooches, most pet owners know that dogs are susceptible to skin damage from the sun, just like humans are. However, it might surprise you to discover that your dog's eyes are at risk, too. In addition to long-term vision damage, your dog's eyes could be harmed by short-term exposure to the sun. Read on to learn about this phenomenon, its symptoms, and to discover what you can do about it. Read More 

Apartment Living: What You Need To Know Before Getting An Emotional Support Dog

If you've been battling depression and your psychiatrist has recommended that you have an emotional support dog, you probably have a ton of questions, especially if you live in an apartment that does not allow pets. Fortunately, landlords are required under the Federal Housing Act to allow people to have emotional support pets when they are necessary. Here's what you need to know.  How do you tell your landlord and when? Read More 

What You Need To Know If Your Dog’s Nail That Has Grown Into The Paw Pad

If you fail to trim your dog's nails on a regular basis, one or more of the nails can actually grow into the paw pad on your dog's foot. This can cause minor discomfort or can cause so much pain your dog is limping, depending on the type of dog you own, their activity level, their pain tolerance, and how embedded the nail is. If you notice your dog in pain or happen to see the nail embedded in the paw pad when your dog is lying down, you may wonder what you need to do. Read More 

What To Do If Your Cat Has Ingrown Claws

Although cats typically take care of keeping their claws neat by scratching objects, not every kitty's claws are in good condition. In some instances, a cat's claws might become overgrown, increasing the risk of them developing ingrown claws. This painful condition can cause serious health problems, so it's important for pet owners to know how to determine if their cats have this condition and what to do about it. Read on to learn these important tips. Read More 

Watching Pets For Your Neighbors As A Means Of Extra Cash

If you enjoy spending time with cats and dogs, and you are looking for a way to make a few extra dollars, you may have thought about starting a pet sitting service within your neighborhood. This can be a fulfilling job prospect that can earn you extra money without having to deal with a lot of people to obtain it. Starting your own pet care service will require you to do a bit of research beforehand to ensure you get off to the good start. Read More