Care Guides 2018-05-22T12:19:13+00:00

Care Health

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless

2205, 2018

10 Ways to Help an Arthritic Dog

Bring your dog in for regular checkups so that your veterinarian can monitor your dog’s arthritis and make necessary adjustments to the treatment plan. Getting or keeping your dog slim can help by decreasing the load on his or her joints. Feeding your dog the right amount of high-quality [...]

2105, 2018

AVIAN NUTRITION

Should My Bird Be Eating Seeds? It is a common misunderstanding that seeds are a sufficient diet for companion birds. After all, wild bird feeders are filled with seeds, right? However, while wild birds enjoy the seeds people provide, they also eat a wide variety of other foods, including plants, [...]

1612, 2017

BARKING

Before attempting to resolve your dog’s barking problem, have your veterinarian examine your dog to rule out medical causes.Determine why your dog is barking before attempting to address a barking problem. It takes time to teach a dog to bark less, so don’t expect a quick fix or that [...]

1512, 2017

BRINGING A NEW KITTEN HOME

Your kitten must receive veterinary care before being introduced to other cats. Your kitten must be vaccinated against various diseases on a schedule, beginning at 2 to 3 months of age. Your kitten should be spayed or neutered by 6 months of age. Proper nutrition is especially important for [...]

1512, 2017

CARING FOR RABBITS

Rabbits require daily interaction with, and affection from, their owners. If a rabbit’s weight is not supported during handling, its back can be injured. Rabbits need to chew to maintain their physical and psychological health. Commercially available pelleted feeds can provide good nutrition at a reasonable cost but often [...]

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