Archive | September, 2015

Participate in the Ninth Annual Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey!

According to the 2014 survey taken by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of the cats and dogs in the United States are considered overweight or obese. At first glance, that statement may not seem like anything earth-shattering, but it’s an undeniable fact that obesity shortens lives.  That’s something that applies to […]

Signs and Symptoms of Seasonal Allergies in Pets

Seasonal allergies are not just a problem that plagues humans.  In fact, VPI Pet Health Insurance lists allergies as the number one health condition affecting dogs, and cats are no stranger to the problem, either. Generally speaking, the offending substances that cause you to experience allergic symptoms are the same culprits causing your pets’ allergic […]

Signs and Symptoms of Seasonal Allergies in Pets

Seasonal allergies are not just a problem that plagues humans.  In fact, VPI Pet Health Insurance lists allergies as the number one health condition affecting dogs, and cats are no stranger to the problem, either. Generally speaking, the offending substances that cause you to experience allergic symptoms are the same culprits causing your pets’ allergic […]

Planning to Adopt? Consider a Deaf Pet!

Adopting a pet with special needs is not a decision that anyone should take lightly.  Potential adopters should always take the time to research any extra expenses or responsibilities that may be associated with owning a pet with disabilities, as well as any “special” measures that may need to be taken to keep the pet […]

DIY Cat Furniture Ideas, Plans, and More!

Over the years, “cat furniture” has become pretty popular among pet owners everywhere. The blanket term may refer to any number of items, including cat beds, cat trees, kitty gyms, catwalk shelving, cat houses, hidden litter boxes, and more. It makes sense that cat furniture is so popular.  In most cases, these pieces are fun […]