Pets

Why, when, and how to select a gift for cats

Image Source: Pixabay.com When you choose a gift for your cat, you choose a gift for yourself. Most of us buy goodies for cats during the holiday season. The reason is simple: the extended holiday season is the perfect time to purchase gifts without the constant subconscious pressure of busting the monthly budget. It also helps that the ...

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Moving & Renting With Your Pet

Whether you are bringing your pup home for the first time or preparing to embark on a long distance move to an awesome new life in a great new apartment with your cat… living with pets can fill your life with joy. However, every pet owner knows that there are difficulties in renting and moving pets. This article is designed ...

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Pet food spending, perceptions: Lessons from human food

Did you know that for every dollar spent by U.S. consumers on human food in 2017, they spent about 62 cents on pet food? And except for a slight dip after the melamine pet food recalls and during the recession, that figure has steadily risen from 50 cents in 2001 — coinciding, not surprisingly, with the rising popularity of premium pet ...

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How pumpkins can help your cat

Image Source: Pixabay.com Cats love human food since they live among us. Most human food, however, is toxic to felines. Human edibles may cause gastrointestinal irritation. They could be toxic too. Pumpkin is the exception. This food brings immense health benefits to cats and humans both. Raw pumpkin without any extras is an excellent fiber source, A number of veterinarians ...

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Why does your dog’s tongue stick out?

Image Source: Pixabay.com A dog’s tongue is an incredible organ. They are used not only to drink and eat but also to cool down the body. The last is done through panting. A few dogs have the strange habit of extending their tongue out of their mouth. Although this may appear as an endearing trait, the action may ...

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Courtesy, preparation ease pet food plant FSMA inspection

Organization, housekeeping and common courtesy are three of the suggestions that pet food industry experts offered to help a facility survive a Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) inspection. During the Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference, scientists, officials and industry professionals discussed what pet food company employees and… Source link

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All You Need To Know About Teacup Cats

Image Source: Pixabay.com A teacup cat is one animal which will capture the heart of anyone who sees it. They are extremely adorable due to their miniature appearance. The breeding practices which make this animal a cute one may actually result in a number of health problems for the kitty. The health complication which will invariably arise will also pain ...

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Pentobarbital may be wider pet food ingredient problem

The resurgence of recalls and dog illnesses related to pentobarbital contamination of pet foods startled Steven Solomon, D.V.M., now in his second year as director of the Center for Veterinary Medicine in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.). The cycle of pentobarbital-related recalls needs to be halted with preventive… Source link

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