Keeping My New Pets Healthy

Standard Poodle Crossbreeds Make Good Companion Dogs

The standard Poodle dog breed is a type of water dog that is considered to be the second most intelligent dog breed and is skillful in many dog sports and activities, including agility, obedience, tracking, herding, performing, and assisting humans. Historically, pure-bred standard Poodles have been cross-bred with other pure-bred dog breeds to create good companion dogs. If you are looking for a companion dog, here are three standard Poodle crossbreeds to consider:    Read More 

Choosing A Vet For Your Cat: What To Look For

Cats and veterinarians don't mix as a general rule. Whether it's being put in a kitty carrier and going for a car ride or being put in a new environment for just a few minutes, cats often go from furry bundles of joy to scratching, clawing, spitting beasts you don't even recognize. Your cat still needs regular checkups and vaccinations, though, and picking the right vet can help make the adventure easier for both you and your feline. Read More 

Do You Believe Your Siamese Cat Is Crazy? Learn More About Feline Hyperesthesia

Siamese cats have a reputation for being talkative and cranky, some more so than others. For Siamese cat owners, their love for their feline friend overcomes the crazy, erratic behavior their cats sometimes display. However, the reason many Siamese cats have bouts of deranged and strangely psychotic behavior is a neurological disease called feline hyperesthesia. Learn more about this rare feline condition and what you can do to help your cat. Read More 

The Feline Dilemma: Indoor Or Outdoor?

There's no question that keeping your feline friends confined inside your home protects them from many hazards of the outside world: getting lost, getting run over by cars, being attacked by other animals, and being exposed to infectious diseases and parasites. But the inside cat has its own set of problems to deal with: boredom and weight gain being the primary ones. You want to provide the best life experience for your kitty. Read More 

Teaching A Child How To Handle A Bearded Dragon Appropriately

If you are contemplating getting a bearded dragon as a pet for your child, there are several steps that will need to be addressed regarding its care so it lives a long and healthy life. One important part of a bearded dragon's care is how it is handled. These reptiles enjoy being touched and carried around, making them a great starter pet for children and adults alike. Here are some instructions you can use when teaching your child how to pick up a bearded dragon so it does not become injured and how to handle it so it remains comfortable. Read More 

About Me

Keeping My New Pets Healthy

When I inherited a few dogs from my mother, I was a little nervous about how to care for them. I was concerned about keeping them healthy and strong, so I worked hard to read more about what I needed to do each and every day. I was able to completely overhaul my daily routine to accommodate my pets, and it was really rewarding. Within about three weeks, my pets seemed happy, healthy, and strong. This blog is all about learning how to keep your new pets healthy and avoiding some of the common rookie mistakes that could make your pets sick.