Video: What is Kennel Cough?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNVucA3Zy6M] Any dog can contract Kennel Cough and this video explains exactly what it is, what it sounds like and how to help your dog.

How To Keep Your Pet Safe On Halloween

Ah the fall season is upon us once more. The chill in the air, the leaves turning orange and brown, the gardens bounty has been harvested, the goblins are knocking at the door… Wait a minute…GOBLINS? Oh that’s right, it’s Halloween again! Being that it is Halloween, you will probably want to show your cat or dog off to the world so that they too can see how much of a little devil or angel they can really be. However… Continue reading

National Cat Day

Thursday, 29 October, 2009, is National Cat Day. It is a national holiday designed to celebrate cats for all of their unconditional love and loyalty that they give to us. It is also a day to accept new cats and kittens into our lives through fostering and adoption. Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Behaviorist, Colleen Paige, founded National Cat Day in an effort to help educate the public on the vast numbers of cats sitting in animal shelters across the… Continue reading

The Halloween Cat

Every American kid can pick out a Halloween cat: it’s the black cat pictured with its back arched and fur all standing on end. The claws on each paw are extended, ready to pounce whilst seemingly hissing at the same time. The black cat has become a well known symbol of Halloween for many children. But have you ever stopped to wonder how that came to be? Demonic Black Cats During the Middle Ages, the black cat was believed to… Continue reading

Do Pit Bulls Really Need To Be Banned?

In almost every large city in the USA today, there is talk of a ban against the Pit Bull. The Ban Miami, Cincinnati and Denver are three of the largest metropolitan areas in the USA that have city-wide bans on pit bulls. The term pit bull is actually used to describe three different types of dogs: The American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. By the way, the pit bull ban in Denver applies to… Continue reading

Jennifer Aniston’s Sick Dog

One of Hollywood’s most well-known and loved actresses, Jennifer Aniston, is facing something that every dog owner faces at some point in time: the untimely illness and possible demise of her beloved dog, Norman. Friends Jennifer Aniston adopted Norman from the animal trainers who worked with her on the hit TV series ‘Friends’ during the mid 90s. Now it appears that after recently discovering that Norman has severe health problems, Jennifer is beside her with worry that her only source… Continue reading

Cat Stuck In Freezer

A New Zealand cat has seemingly done the impossible and astounded animal experts by having survived nearly 19 hours inside its owners’ freezer. Freezer Cat In Te Kuiti, New Zealand, 27 year old, mother of two, Sarah Crombie, found her family’s cat lying rigid and semi-conscious on top of a dog food bag in her freezer. Upon opening the freezer to get out a loaf of bread, Sarah said that she heard a strange noise. “I was looking in there… Continue reading

Diamond Pet Foods Recalls Cat Food

Premium Edge Cat Food, a subsidiary of Diamond Pet Foods, issued a voluntary recall on its cat food in the Eastern United States of America earlier this month. The Products Only two of the cat food products, that were manufactured and distributed by Diamond Pet Foods on May 28, 2009, have been affected by the voluntary recall: Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Premium Edge Hairball for Cats The Product Codes The voluntary recalls of these two flavors contain the following… Continue reading

Taipei To Improve Pet Laws

Household Pets The United Daily News reported that the Taipei City government is working on passing a law to protect household pets within Taipei. According to the newspaper, the new law, drafted by the Taipei Municipal Institute for Animal Health, would immediately become effective if it is passed by the Taipei City Council. Based on a similar bill currently in effect in Japan, Taipei’s new pet law would require ample living space and proper food and drink for all household… Continue reading

Video: Which Cat Breed Is Right for You?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwtXtJ5AwR0] When buying a purebred cat, make sure that the owner is raising them in a social environment. Discover which cat breed is right for you with tips from a cat behaviorist in this free video on pets and cat care.

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