Tips for New Cat Owners

Here are a few tips for new cat owners.  Cats are indeed, cute, furry and so much fun when they are small.  The most important thing to remember, when you decide to get a cute little kitty, is that one day it will be a less active cat that may live until he is 20 years old.  Are you prepared to take care of a pet for that long?  Here are a few things to consider: Tips for New Cat Owners – Before You Decide…

Dental Care For Pets

Dental care for pets is an important part of maintaining your pet’s health.  You will want to make routine brushing and exams a part of your pet care regimen.  Here are a few things you can do to ensure your pet’s teeth stay healthy. Food and Chews You can supply your pet with the right kind of food to keep their teeth clean and strong.  Your veterinarian can recommend the best food for your breed pet.  It is usually better to give dry food versus…

Pet Neutering in Lexington Kentucky

Introduction to Neutering in Lexington Before examining the case for neutering pets, it is important to ensure that the concepts under discussion are understood. For starters, neutering is sometimes used in lieu of castrating to mean removing both testicles to ensure that a male animal is no longer capable of siring offspring. In contrast, spaying means removing both ovaries plus the uterus to ensure that a female animal can no longer bear offspring. Please bear in mind that neutering is sometimes used in reference to…

4 Weird Habits of Pet Owners

Pet owners are said to be a “breed” of their own — sneaking people food under the table, baby talking the cat, and treating the dogs like a kid. Of course, it’s easy to get carried away with spoiling your furry friend and some of these habits can be counterproductive or even unhealthy for your pet. Here are 4 weird habits of pet owners and our take on them: Playing Dress Up People often dress their pets up in adorable costumes. During Halloween and Christmas…

Common Misconceptions on Nutrition for Cats & Dogs

Does your dog or cat sit under the table, pawing or clawing at your leg in hopes you’ll share some of your dinner? Don’t fall for the puppy dog eyes! While you may be inclined to share food with your pet, table scraps are not going to provide them with the substance that they need to lead a healthy life. Instead, adhering to a more natural diet is highly recommended. A common misconception is that table scraps such as raw liver, eggs and milk are going…