When it comes to trimming a cat’s nails, first get your cat used to having their paws handled by you. Photo: alexyo1968 Trimming a cat’s nails? It can be a do-it-yourself affair — but not always. Cats’ personalities vary widely, and some cats will never easily submit to their claws being touched, manipulated and clipped
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Maker: Nestlé Purina PetCare CompanyCause: May contain rubber piecesAnnouncement: FDA announcement dated March 29, 2019 (archived here)What was recalled: 3 oz. cans of Muse cat food — only Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy cans with “best by” date of April 2020 and Production Code #80941162 According to the recall announcement, “The product could contain rubber pieces that are
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Boston Terriers are known as “the American Gentleman,” according to the American Kennel Club. Photo: iStock.com/Helioscribe 1. Key Characteristics of Boston Terriers AKC Group: Non-Working Height: 15–17 inches Weight: 15–25 pounds Life Expectancy: Over 15 years Boston Terriers (a.k.a. Bostons) are small, muscular dogs with short, square appearances. The head is square and flat with
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Three lots of Darwin’s Natural Selections dog food were recalled, but the company did not issue a public announcement, according to the FDA. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 26, 2019, issued a letter cautioning consumers not to feed 3 specific lots of Natural Selections dog food made by Arrow Reliance Inc., doing
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Rat poison is extremely harmful to your dog. Even a small portion of it can be very fatal. If your canine happens to ingest rat poison, it is difficult to tell as symptoms begin to appear only after about 36 hours. It is imperative to detect the signs early and get to the treatment process
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Dog pimples usually appear on the muzzle and lips. Photo: Phatthanun.R Can dogs get zits? Yes, they sure can. (And cats can get zits, too.) Dog pimples, zits, acne, plukes, spots … call them what you like, but pimples are definitely a canine thing. Much like human acne affects teenagers, dog acne tends to affect
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One reason you might want to learn how to teach the “out” command is that it can help a new puppy and your older dog get along. Photo: Pixabay The “out” command, also called the “away” command, lets your dog know that they should leave the area they are in. Although this command isn’t widely
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Carrots and flaxseed meal give these dog treats a nutrition boost. Photos: Allison Gray/Petful I really love being able to make Banjo homemade treats with ingredients already on hand. And when those ingredients happen to have added health benefits? Well, that’s a win-win. After finding myself with some leftover shredded carrot, I browsed around for
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