It is almost inevitable and unavoidable that if you have pets, you will have varying degrees of animal fur at various times of the year! Shedding is a natural process so you cannot eliminate it entirely. Shedding happens, but take heart that in can be reduced! The volume of shedding does depend on genetics and […] The post Shedding Happens – But there are Ways to Reduce It! appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Here’s a unique Cat Personality Test for all cat lovers – your cat’s personality has a lot to do with their fur’s colors! Cats come in many shades of colors, but the one thing they have in common is the cattitude, and we sure love them for it! Cats are interesting characters and they can often showcase […] The post Cat Personality Test: The Color of a Cat Can Determine Their Personality appeared first on Pet…
Every American kid can pick out a Halloween cat: it’s the black cat pictured with its back arched and fur all standing on end. The claws on each paw are extended, ready to pounce whilst seemingly hissing at the same time. The black cat has become a well known symbol of Halloween for many children. […] The post The Halloween Cat appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Madi had a rough start in her life. Before she started struggling with heart disease, the kitty caught a poisoned rat when she was just one year old, and she got very sick. The poor kitty survived the ordeal, but her immune system was severely compromised. She contracted ringworm, became quite thin, and lost a […] The post Cat with warrior spirit, overcomes feline Heart Disease even with weak immune system appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Seasonal shedding is a little different with cats because so many spend their lives indoors. The growth cycle of a cats’ fur is similar to a dogs, made up of the three phases we talked about previously. Anagen is active growth, Catagen is the transition period and Telogen is the dormant or resting phase. In […] The post Shed Happens…with Cats too! appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
In Kitchener, Ontario, a poor siamese cat had a very irritated abrasion on her back. It was crusty, red, inflamed, and the kitty had almost lost all her fur in the area. Tim, her dad, followed the vet’s instructions to wash the area with a special solution, but it did not help. The siamese cat’s dad […] The post Cat skin feels better with Itchy Owie Ointment for Cat Paws and Skin appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
…yeast, or fungal infections Symptoms Pruritic (itchy) skin, feet, or ears Scabs and bumps on the skin Foul odor Changes in skin color and texture Hair loss Frequent head-shaking Fur-staining Treatments Exterminating fleas and ticks Immunotherapy Cool baths Antihistamines or prednisone Alternative Therapies Acupuncture Homeopathy Herbal Remedies […] The post What is Allergic Dermatitis in Cats and Dogs? appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
The massive snowfall and drop in temperature throughout the country has many pet owners wondering if it is safe for their pets to be outside for extended periods of time. A warm coat on top of your pet’s thick fur might seem like sufficient protection but depending on a variety of factors, taking your dog […] The post Four Signs It’s Too Cold To Take Your Pet Outside appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Just before summer, this cat-loving family based in Boston decided to adopt a second shelter cat. They fell in love with an adorable small curled up ginger boy who was nothing but bones and no fur left. This adorable little man had a rough start, and went through a lot including the removal of all […] The post Cute little feline overcomes diarrhea with BM Tone-up Gold appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
As winter gives way to spring, there is one inevitable event that many dog owners cannot escape. Our lovely thick coated pooches are shedding. The dogs that shed the most are those that have a double coat. Two types of fur make up this coat. An undercoat of thinner, fluffier fur which is much like […] The post Shed Happens! appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
A distinctively new market niche in the veterinary sector has recently come up and is on a steady rise, much to the appreciation of dog groomers everywhere: creatively grooming pets for fun or competition. Unlike traditional pet grooming, creative pet grooming incorporates trimming the fur of animals to create a desired design on their coats. […] The post Creative Pet Grooming appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Our pets age faster than we do and their health changes with age. 10 to 20 percent of all dogs that veterinarians see for their annual examinations have underlying health issues that have gone unnoticed by their owners. So how do you know your fur kid is actually sick? Here are 10 signs that your […] The post Preventive Health Care appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.