When you adopt a dog and bring him or her into your home, you likely automatically feel a sense of parental protectiveness over that dog. Just like a parent, you want to always keep your dog healthy and safe and feel concerned and unhappy anytime they seem to be uncomfortable or in pain. As such, when your dog begins to exhibit signs that their stomach or abdominal area is tender, either by crying or yelping when it is touched or being unable or unwilling to lie down on their stomach, you may wonder what you should do to help them feel better.
Cats are notorious for their sleeping habits. On average, cats tend to sleep around 15 hours a day, which means most pet parents may not even notice if a cat is sleeping more than that. However, a cat that's sleeping too much may indicate that there's a serious health problem. If you're wondering if your cats are sleeping too much, here are some additional signs that something may be wrong.
If you are planning to go on vacation for an extended period of time, you may have to plan on boarding your cat for the time you will be away. While boarding facilities can offer your cat a comfy home, they may also be a source of immense stress for the animal. This article will focus on simple tips you can use to make sure your cat is comfortable and relaxed during his time in a boarding facility.
Reptiles are very popular as pets, as they aren't required to be let outside, can be kept at most types of homes (including rentals), and aren't loud pets. Snakes are a popular reptile pet, in particular the ball python, as they can live very long lives. Reptiles (including the ball python), like most pets, still require care and commitment in order to give them a long and healthy life. See below for tips to help you care for your ball python.
Do you own a dog or a cat who likes to try to slip away? Do they get so excited by the prospect of going outside that they often ignore your calls as they gleefully run down the street? In an ideal world, you would be able to keep your pet from getting away. Unfortunately, this isn't an ideal world and so you may end up spending hours or days searching for your pet to bring him or her back home.