Who’s a good boy?

Who’s a good boy?

A study published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior says that it’s not just dogs which imitate human behaviour – cats do the same.

Pet query

A There are a variety of causes for swollen feet or leg in parrots. In addition, they cannot taste sugar; their nutritional requirement is higher than that of a kitten who requires milk.

Strange pet laws

Strange pet laws

- In the city of Turin, Italy, you are required to walk your dog at least three times a day or risk a hefty fine. That is why I am sending you an article about my pet dog, Mojo.

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Some days, they would have a bite of chicken sandwiches, which he used to bring from his office canteen, on others, it was dog food. Now, out of the furries he befriended, two were his favourites – a female dog with white fur and a male with brown fur.

How to keep a cat and a dog together

Cats and dogs tend to stay harmoniously together if they are introduced to each other young, kept in the same house and raised together. Giving both your cat and dog enough exercise will keep them calm and they will not indulge in destructive behaviour.

Superfoods for your dog

Superfoods for your dog

While there has been enough discussion about not feeding sugar, salt, chocolate, garlic or mushrooms; how do we know what is healthy for pets? Oatmeal can be a good diet replacement for kibble as it is rich in fibre and helps regulate bowel movement.

How to travel with your dog

Every pet parent first needs to figure out if his/her dog likes to travel. The only time most pet dogs get in the car is to go to the vet.

Small-sized dogs live longer than large breeds

For example aversion of long fur can be one of the reasons a lot of people prefer dog breeds like Labradors or Beagles. A Great Dane (one of the largest dog breeds) has a life span of 8-10 years and a Chihuahua (smallest dog breed) can live up to 18 years.

How to manage shedding effectively

The amount of hair shedding in dogs is based on several factors – weather, coat type, overall health of the dog, etc. Healthy and nutritious diet is one of the best ways to reduce excessive shedding.

Is your pet turning into a beggar?

Adding fibrous food to your pet’s diet like vegetables (carrots, green beans, broccoli, etc) and fruits will make him feel content, without adding extra calories. If your pet has suddenly developed an increased appetite over a matter of few days, see your vet.