Answering Pet Acupuncture Questions You May Have Wondered

If you are like most other pet owners, you value the health and happiness of your companion, but you may not realize the variety of procedures that may be required to give your pet the best chance of a smooth recovery. In particular, many pet owners are shocked to learn that acupuncture can be used to help your pet with a variety of health problems. For those that have never taken their pet to one of these services, these two questions and answers should help to greatly improve your understanding about this medical procedure. [Read More]

Cat-Proofing Your Home So Your New Friend Stays Safe

If you have just decided you are going to bring home a cat as a pet, you will want to take the time to "cat-proof" your home so they do not encounter unnecessary illness or injury. Cats are known to be curious creatures, making it very important to make each room they will utilize, safe. Here are some tips to help you prepare your home for a new cat. Remove Any Plants There are over 700 plant species known to be toxic to house pets. [Read More]

Caring For A Young, Motherless Kitten

If you have found yourself in the position of caring for a kitten that's too young to be away from its mother, then that leaves you in the position of playing mommy to that baby. There is a specific way you need to care for a young kitten in order to keep it healthy and thriving. This article will walk you through the process of caring for a new kitten. [Read More]

4 Things Rabbit Owners Need To Know About Encephalitozoonosis

Encephalitozoonosis is a serious fungal disease that can lead to paralysis in rabbits. Here are four things you need to know about it. What causes encephalitozoonosis? Encephalitozoonosis is caused by encephalitozoon cuniculi, a type of fungi. Rabbits contract the infection by ingesting something that is contaminated with the fungi. The fungi then travels through their gastrointestinal tract and into their blood stream before ending up their kidneys. In the kidneys, the fungi replicate and are released into the urine. [Read More]