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Nov 22
What not to feed your pet this Thanksgiving?

What not to feed your pet this Thanksgiving?

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An annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal, Thanksgiving is the holiday that commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621. It is widely celebrated in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October. Some of the common food items to avoid feeding your pets this Thanksgiving are; Turkey The Thanksgiving turkey is generally smothered with garlic, butter, or seasoning. These substances can prove to be toxic for pet’s health. If the meat is plain and well-cooked, the pets...

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Oct 31
8 Poisonous Plants for Pets

8 Poisonous Plants for Pets

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Many houseplants can unintentionally become harmful for your pets. Homeowners may not realize this, but most health issues in pets are because of your houseplants. Dogs and cats have the tendency to nibble on colorful plants. Some plants can have systemic effects on pets while others can have intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Here is the brief list of plants which are very harmful to your pets. Crocus There are two types of Crocus plants; spring crocus (Crocus species) and autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale). The ingestion of spring crocus can cause basic gastrointestinal upset including vomiting and diarrhea. Autumn...

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Oct 24
Autumn Safety Tips for Pets

Autumn Safety Tips for Pets

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Autumn is here. Popularly referred as ‘fall,’ autumn tends to be mesmerizing with its Earthy smells, cold air, fallen leaves, refreshing temperature and vibrant colors. It doesn’t only entice people but animals too. Dogs love autumn. They love to go outside and play in the leaves. However, there are many dangers lurking around the corner. As a responsible pet owner, it’s your duty to keep them safe and protect their environment. Here are 10 tips to make their environment safer Keep them warm Although autumn isn’t the coldest time of the year, it can still be chillier than expected in...

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Oct 03
How to care for your Kitten?

How to care for your Kitten?

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The new born or very young kittens require lot of warmth and support. If the kitten you bought home is an orphan or adopted from rescue center, they require intense nursing to make them feel at home. Warmth and bedding Younger kittens require enough warmth to keep them safe. For their safety, they should be kept in a cat-carrier and use a heating pad designed for pets. You can also use cat-friendly blankets. Do care to provide a carrier which is large enough for your kittens to more around. You can turn off the heating pad if it’s too hot....

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Sep 25
What or What Not to Feed Your Cat?

What or What Not to Feed Your Cat?

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Pet owners have a tendency to feed their pets out of their own plate or from the dinner table. Although, it may sound common, it is a wrong thing to do. You should never feed your own food to cats. FYI, Cats should never have onion, garlic, kelp, grapes or raisins, sugary treats, chocolate, and alcoholic or caffeinated drinks, even in small doses. Cats are classified as obligate carnivore, which means they need meat to survive. Unlike humans, cats cannot obtain required nutrients from vegetables. For the first three to four weeks of their life, kittens drink their mother's milk,...

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