Ask Dr. Jenn: Sanitizing Your Pets Supplies

Our pets need a lot of supplies, and the cost can add up quickly. I remember when my son won a goldfish at the July 4th Carnival. After dropping off our new family member Pluto in his little plastic baggy of water, we headed to the pet store. Pluto needed…

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Setting Up a New Year's Care Plan for Your Pet

You probably have a yearly health plan for you and your family. Have you considered doing the same for your pet? You can prevent many illnesses and injuries when you have a comprehensive plan to make sure your pet stays healthy throughout the year. Plus, a good plan keeps you…

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How to Care for Your Short-Nose Dog

Brachycephalic dog: sounds scary, right? Actually, it is the term for the group of dogs we fondly call short-nosed dogs. This means that these dogs have pushed-in faces and short snouts that result in some unique problems specific to them. Several breeds fall into the short-nose category, and these include:…

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Hypoallergenic Cats: Purrfect Breeds for Allergy Sufferers

If you suffer from pet allergies, there’s a good chance that cats are the culprit. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), cat allergies are twice as common as dog allergies. Pet allergies can cause many uncomfortable symptoms, such as eye, nose, skin, and respiratory symptoms. They…

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Petfood Forum 2021 another sign of industry’s resilience

If the U.S. pet industry were a country, its US$100 billion in 2020 sales would make it the 65th largest economy in the world, said Michael Johnson, CEO of Finn Cady, during a Petfood Forum 2021 presentation on September 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Johnson’s presentation and main message…

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Before You Get Your Bird

Do you long to hear the melodious songs of a bird in your own home or dream of a bird sitting on your shoulder? But maybe you are also new to the world of pet birds. If you’ve never owned a bird, you’ll discover they require specialized care and need…

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