When you give your dog a treat, do you want to give them the equivalent of candy — or do you want to give them something that can benefit their health? Most dog owners would agree that the latter approach is the better one. So here are four ingredients to look for in dog treats that are not only tasty but also beneficial.
Green algae, which may also be listed on the label as spirulina, is a common ingredient in a lot of natural and holistic dog treats.
Tapeworms, or cestodes, are fairly easy for your cat to pick up, but they have the potential cause health problems. Just about any cat can get them regardless of age and breed, and they can even be transmitted across to other species, including humans. However, they are also easy to treat provided you are aware that your cat is infected. Here is more information about tapeworms and their symptoms so that you can get your cat treated at an animal hospital before his or her health is compromised.
Having a reptile as a pet is not as simple as buying a cage and putting the animal in it. You should do a bit of research to make sure you are prepared to take care of it properly. It is also important you buy it from a reputable seller. Here are some things you need to know and consider before bringing the reptile home.
Not all reptiles for sale eat the same food.
When you are a cat owner, you can sometimes come to take your cat's health for granted. After all, cats are naturally quite resilient and healthy creatures that do not need a great deal of veterinary care or maintenance. However, even indoor cats that are rarely exposed to the outside world can get sick and need to take a trip to the veterinarian. It is important to know the signs that your cat needs to go to the vet so you can keep them as healthy and as safe as possible all throughout their lives.
If you have a pet, you probably understand the importance of training, feeding, grooming, and providing your dog or cat medical care when necessary. Unfortunately, most people do not place enough emphasis on their pet's oral health. While surprising for most people to learn, most dogs and cats have some form of periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old. Most dogs do not show actual signs of gum disease until it progresses to a more severe state.