Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Top Cold-Weather Concerns For Pets Via iStock.com/Pekic Most of our dogs and cats are covered with fur, and some breeds seem to tolerate the cold more naturally, but… “Every breed has different limits of hot/cold, and each pet should be considered individually,” says Dr. Sara Witherell, a board-certified associate veterinarian at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

Mum dyes her Great Dane pink and purple to make her more ‘approachable’

Mum dyes her Great Dane pink and purple to make her more ‘approachable’

(Picture:Jessica Williams / Caters News) A mum had dyed her Great Dane pink and painted her nails, in hopes strangers will stop being so scared of her.

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

(Picture: Getty) Make sure they have a warm and cosy bed Give your dog their own spot to run to when they come in from the cold – think a cosy bed with their very own pillow and blanket, away from any draughts.

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

The Puff-N-Fluff is a huge coat that fastens with Velcro and features an attachment for your hair dryer. The warm air gets trapped within the coat, drying more than one area of your dog at a time.

New leash on life? Staying slim keeps pooches happy, healthy

She said the findings support longstanding evidence that dogs and cats carrying extra weight "have significant health risks and that their quality of life can be negatively impacted." Reviewing the study with her colleague Dr Sarah Dodd, a doctoral student at Ontario Veterinary College, Abood noted that the pet food industry in North America defines a "complete and balanced" pet diet as containing all the nutrients required and in the correct ratios.

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

(Picture: Twitter/ oohhhkayyy) He sent the picture to his daughter Michaella and told her that Lucky’s ‘baby’ was no more. And good news, Michaella told The Dodo that the bear is now fully recovered and back with Lucky.

Puppy born with upside-down front paws given surgery to finally help him walk

Puppy born with upside-down front paws given surgery to finally help him walk

(Picture: OkStateEdu / SWNS) ‘Many people will never see a case of it in their whole career.’ Milo awoke to find himself in rigid, front body splints following the life-changing surgery on 9 January 2019.

Ultimate New Puppy and Dog Product Checklist

Ultimate New Puppy and Dog Product Checklist

“So, being careful not to overwhelm them initially can help them to adjust.” Dr. Mitchell recommends giving your new dog his own space, such as a small room or bathroom, providing him with downtime, and staggering introductions with family and friends so they happen over time, not all at once.

California will soon require pet stores to only sell rescue dogs and cats

California will soon require pet stores to only sell rescue dogs and cats

Originally approved in October of 2017 by Governor Jerry Brown, a new state law will go into place on January 1, 2019 that requires all pet stores to get dogs, cats, and rabbits from rescue organizations rather than breeders.

Animal cruelty: Pet snake thrown away like fly-tipped rubbish

Animal cruelty: Pet snake thrown away like fly-tipped rubbish

Animal cruelty: Pet snake thrown away like fly-tipped rubbish COLD-HEARTED reptile collectors left this striking snake to die amid a pile of rubbish because they no longer wanted to keep it as a novelty pet.

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Deadrick followed through with his offer rather quickly, “He had messaged me on my personal Facebook and asked me if it would be ok for him to make a cart for Turbo,” Looper told FOX News.

Loyal dog guarded home for almost a month after deadly wildfire

Loyal dog guarded home for almost a month after deadly wildfire

Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week. Madison greets his owner, Andrea Gaylord, as she was allowed back to check on her burned property (Picture: AP)

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Three-month-old kittens Izzy and Twitch have cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as wobbly cat syndrome. With four rescue cats already living with the couple and their daughter, Jennifer Ferguson was reluctant to expand their feline family yet again.

Antibiotics for Dogs: Not One-Size Fits All

Antibiotics for Dogs: Not One-Size Fits All

Because bacterial cells have different equipment than human cells that they use to replicate and repair themselves, bacteriostatic antibiotics specifically target the replicating equipment in bacteria and stop their growth, dead in their tracks. Antibiotics cure bacterial infections, but what happens when they stop working?

What Makes a Pet Food a Limited Ingredient Diet?

What Makes a Pet Food a Limited Ingredient Diet?

And even if your four-legged friend doesn’t suffer from pet allergies or their frustrating symptoms, LID pet foods, like American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet dog food, are formulated to provide complete and balanced meals while helping to keep food sensitivities at bay.

Bus driver charges dog for bus ticket - so she takes a seat and enjoys the ride

Bus driver charges dog for bus ticket - so she takes a seat and enjoys the ride

(Picture: Kennedy News)Heidi from Twyncarmel, Merthyr Tydfil, said: ‘When the driver said I needed to pay for a ticket, I just laughed and I thought he was joking.

Sweet Potato and Other Common Carbohydrates in Grain-Free Dog Food

Sweet Potato and Other Common Carbohydrates in Grain-Free Dog Food

They typically utilize alternative carbohydrate sources, such as sweet potato, white potato, peas, legumes and so on. Several grain-free dog foods utilize sweet potatoes as a carbohydrate source. Many grain-free diets are formulated with pea protein or legumes as the carbohydrate and fiber source.

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Mars Petcare has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a free nationwide recycling scheme specifically for pet food packaging. The packaging that will be eligible for the recycling scheme include wet pet food pouches, flexible plastic treat bags, and flexible plastic bags for dry pet food.

8 Essential Dog Grooming Supplies to Have at Home

8 Essential Dog Grooming Supplies to Have at Home

Look for a brush with smoothly finished teeth that won’t scratch or damage your dog’s skin or coat as you use it. In conjunction with good brushing and combing, conditioners can help prevent tangled coats.

Creating a Mudroom for Dogs

Creating a Mudroom for Dogs

Mudrooms provide a space where dogs can have their paws cleaned and coats toweled dry before being permitted inside the rest of the house. The dog mudroom they are building will feature a large walk-in and an elevated bathing station for their hard-playing dogs Bettie, Teeny, Nelly and Finnegan.

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