If you've signed up your cat for pet insurance, chances are you're expecting it to help to cover the majority of their veterinary visits. However, you might be surprised to learn that your cat's dental care might not be covered, but also that regular dental care will also be more important than ever. Read on to learn more about dental care and pet insurance, and why your cat may need more dental care than ever.
Summertime is a great time for taking your dog outdoors to roam around in parks, on hikes, or to just hangout in the backyard. However, dogs, just like people, are subject to overheating and heatstroke. You should know what heatstroke is, the symptoms of heatstroke, how to treat it and how to prevent it.
What is Heatstroke?
Heatstroke occurs when your dog cannot properly regulate its body temperature in hot weather, and his temperature rises to dangerous degrees.
The holidays can be a hectic enough time without dealing with a health scare for one of your family pets. Your local veterinary clinic can handle emergency visits around the holidays, but having a pet get sick or hurt -- especially because of something that was easily preventable -- can greatly disrupt your family get-togethers. You don't have to lock your family pets away over the holidays to avoid running into problems.
Winter weather brings about a number of safety hazards. This isn't just true for you, but it is also true for your dog. In order to keep your pet safe throughout the season, it's important that you know what these hazards are. Here are just three important precautions you want to consider this winter.
Objects In The Snow
As fun as it is to play in, snow can also be dangerous.
There are numerous reasons to get your dog spayed. You only have to walk through the kennels of a nearby animal shelter or peruse the pet section of your local classifieds to find hundreds of them. But if the pet overpopulation problem isn't enough reason for you to get your furry friend spayed, consider her health. Pyometra is a condition that can have serious, even fatal consequences—and is 100% preventable.