Controlling flea and tick infestation is one of the permanent jobs that pet owners have. Being one, it is understandable how flea and tick treatment is always on our online shopping list at regular intervals. Despite a number of flea preventives available, it is observed that veterinarians always suggest Frontline Plus to treat fleas on ...continue reading "Why Is Frontline Plus The No.1 Choice Of Veterinarians For Flea Eradication?"

Controlling flea and tick infestation is one of the permanent jobs that pet owners have. Being one, it is understandable how flea and tick treatment is always on our online shopping list at regular intervals. Despite a number of flea preventives available, it is observed that veterinarians always suggest Frontline Plus to treat fleas on cats and dogs. But, have you ever wondered why?

Why is Frontline Plus popular and No.1 choice of vets?

  • Frontline Plus has been in the market since Sept. 2000 and is one of the oldest topical solutions to treat external parasites. It has build trust by proving its efficiency for more than 15 years.
  • Although there are oral tablets available now and they may seem more feasible, most pets and the owners are comfortable with topical parasite controls. Being a spot-on treatment, Frontline Plus is easy to apply and may not pose any issues while applying to pets.
  • Frontline Plus is a quick action formula which is made using two active ingredients, Fipronil (adulticide) and (s) - methoprene (IGR). Thus this treatment kills both, adult fleas as well as the juvenile stages of fleas within 12 hours of application. So canines are felines are protected from flea re

Pets are like the kids who require proper nurturing and a caring touch to thrive and grow up. Once you bring any of them home, you should shower on them the maximum amount of love and respect possible. That is why going for pets is a big decision that you must opt for after deep introspection. There are quite a number of things that you must take care of, in the best way possible. Here are some of the best ways in which you can take care of your canine companions, feathery buddies and feline friends.

Schedule regular visits to the vets - This is one of the foremost things to be performed after you bring them home. They are almost like human beings and just like humans need a periodical check-up they also need to have it. This is done just to ensure that if they are infected with the virus of any kind of disease, it gets detected before it's too late. So you should go for regular vaccination of the dogs and cats especially and keep the number of your vet and that of a veterinary hospital handy just as a precaution of dealing with emergency

Never leave your pets in a parked car, not even for a minute. Not even with the car running and air conditioner on. On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die.

As someone who lives in a small coastal town in the Pacific Northwest, I know that probably 5 out of 10 people in the area drive around with their 4 legged friends riding shotgun. We are usually cool enough for our pets to be safe but as summer is quickly speeding up on us we need to consider how the increasing temperature can put our pets into danger.

It important to consider the humidity and not just the ambient temperature. Animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs, which takes heat away from their body. If the humidity is too high, they are unable to cool themselves, and their temperature will skyrocket to dangerous levels-very quickly. So in areas with high humidity

It is in my opinion as other naturopaths that allopathic medicine is based on fear. Fear of disease, fear of death. Fear based medicine has the been the approach to get pet owners to conform to synthetic medicines; that weaken the immune system and weighs your pet down with toxins and pathogens.

Holistic pet care is an innate way of caring for your animals. Choosing an alternative lifestyle for your pets brings better overall health and vitality to your pet. Diet, nutrition and lifestyle adjustments are crucial to allowing your pet to live in health and harmony for many years to come.

Have you recently made any healthy lifestyle changes?

Maybe you've switched your diet, or have decided to take longer walks and enjoy the ocean breeze or the fresh mountain air.

Might these same practices keep your pet in better health, too?

A holistic pet care practitioner looks at a pet's overall health, and uses traditional alternative therapies. We rely on lab tests and natural remedies for prevention and help to keep pets healthy and vibrant. We encourage changes in pets' diets and lifestyles to help ward off illnesses like skin issues, obesity, arthritis, diabetes, and sometimes even cancer.

For example...

One of my clients,

Having an injured pet in the house is the worst nightmare of a pet owner. During this emergency the very first thing that comes in mind is to give comfort to the pet. But keep this in mind that if the pet has a serious injury then more than likely a slight touch can scare and confuse him. Hence, it is important that pet owners ensure that they do not unknowingly make their pets suffer which can result in their furry friends turning violent leading to a bite or scratch on the pet owner.

During such situation, it is best to follow these emergency tips given below:

    • Remember that during injuries, even the gentlest of pets can bite or scratch you. Pain and fear in their minds can make them do the unthinkable, which can sometimes be quite dangerous for the pet owner. Hence, never hug the pet while he is undergoing injury. The best bet is to stay away from him. Also ensure that your face is away from their mouth. Trying to get too close to the pet will only make them feel scarier and increase their pain.
    • Gently scrutinize the level of injury suffered by the pet. If during

It was late summer, the kind of day when you leave the doors and windows open as much as possible, so that the scents of nature linger and merge with our senses. My little dog Mo suddenly became interested in something on the floor and hasted to investigate it.

Before I could even get there, she was already pawing at her face. As I took her little head into my hands, I saw a large stinger poking out of her chin. No sooner than I pulled it out, her eyes rolled, her head fell backwards, and she slumped on the floor, unconscious. I stared solemnly into a full blown anaphylactic reaction, knowing well that I may have only seconds before she reached the point of no return.

Whether it's a reaction to a vaccine, a medicine, some food item, or a bee sting, anaphylaxis is one of scariest events a pet owner may face. Sometimes, even living next door to a 24 hour veterinary clinic, may not be enough to save an animal's life.

Allergic reaction can show itself in different forms. Chronic and mild forms include lethargy, skin rashes, indigestion, and almost any other symptom you can think of. Anaphylaxis sits

Today, the medical science industry has reached new heights of success and excellence. Thanks to the latest technology and findings by the medical science experts, providing quality healthcare services has now become possible. Several factors are essential for practicing quality medicine and surgery. One of them is the latest medical equipment, which plays a major role in ensuring error-free diagnosis and treatment.

Nowadays, the veterinary medicine and science is also leveraging latest veterinary diagnostic equipment to provide quality treatment to the animals. And hence, one can't simply ignore the need of latest, advanced and high-quality diagnostic equipment.

What influences the buying decision?

There are several factors that can influence the buying decision of diagnostic equipment. The decision to buy some pieces of the equipment isn't too much tough and won't take much time as well. For example, any equipment that is used on a daily basis and doesn't cost too much can be easily replaced with the latest one with time. However, replacing expensive equipment or buying new assets which weren't used earlier in the treatment or diagnosis process would require lots of planning.

What is the benefit of investing?

While the decision to buy new and latest veterinary diagnostic equipment remains totally in

An important factor for a cat or dog are places where they can rest throughout the day when its owner is away from home. In the summer hot days, most pets love the outdoors. Most houses do not have a shade in which their pets can rest in. A very nice relaxing place in which a pet can rest would be in an area of the backyard of the house. In hot or desert areas are places that most likely can trouble your outdoor pet with rest, which can harm your pet's health. The outdoors carry many objects that are very uncomfortable from having dry grounds to grass that can feel irritating to your pet's skin.

Coming home to your pet is one of the best things that happens when returning from a trip or long work day. Having a nice comfortable place for your pet to rest throughout the day is one that for sure your pet will appreciate. Having a dog house for your pet is a safe and comfortable area for your pet's body. Some features of most dog houses include resin structure with padded flooring. For some people that have a swimming pool, most of the