Pets

The Importance of Balancing Nitrates in Aquarium Water

Most fish keepers do not track the level of nitrates in aquarium water as closely as ammonia and nitrites. This is the reason why the effects of nitrates in aquarium water are not fully understood. Unlike ammonia and nitrites, the effect of nitrates are not as lethal but over time, it will affect the fish, plants and the aquarium environment …

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Top 11 Foods That You and Your Dog Can Share

Dogs aren’t just man’s best friend, they’re family. Since they’re part of the pack, it means you get to share your food with them, right? Unfortunately, some “people foods” aren’t safe for dogs. And not all of them are good for you either. These foods may cause serious health problems or even death if you’re not careful with your choices. …

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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Did you know that almost 50% of foals and about a third of adult horses are afflicted with Equine gastric ulcer? In fact, ulcer is the most common medical condition in foals and horses. On the other hand, over 60% of show horses and 90% of racehorses are afflicted with moderate to severe ulcers. Equine gastric ulcer disease or EGUD …

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4 Types of Dog Training Methods

Dog training is an important part of introducing a pet into the household. A trained dog will not engage in destructive behavior nor cause disruption to the home. However, dog training is not easy. In fact, it could be one of the most arduous tasks for pet owners. You have two choices; you can either sign up your pet to …

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Why Choose an Ethical Breeder?

Millions of cats and dogs end up in shelters every year. These unwanted pets are typically bred from puppy and cat mills managed by irresponsible breeders. Although we strongly suggest adopting a pet, some people prefer getting a dog or cat from a local breeder. If you must get a pet from a breeder, at least choose an ethical one. …

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How to Choose the Right Vet for Your Pets

For pet owners, the well-being of their furry friends is the number one priority. And apart from providing the pet’s basic needs, it is equally important to work with an experienced veterinarian to boost the health and well-being of your canine or feline friend. Of course, finding the perfect vet is another story! Whether you are switching to a new …

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