Websites offering general and health related articles and resources for all types of pets.
ABOVE ALL, DO NOT DECLAW! - Declawing literally maims cats, a mistake that can lead to physical, emotional and behavioral complications. It is erroneous to think that declawing a cat is a trivial procedure similar to trimming fingernails. A cat's claws are a vital part of its anatomy, essential to balance, mobility and survival.
WONDERPUPPY - Often people feel they must give up their pets for various reasons. On these pages, you'll hopefully find some alternatives and be able to keep your animal. There is also lots of info here for those who would never dream of giving up their pet, but just need some advice on basic pet problems. They are often the very same problems for both groups of people.
PET GUARDIAN ANGELS OF AMERICA - PGAA's mission is to provide the information necessary to help you find the type of pet that matches your lifestyle and then to help you properly care for it, physically and emotionally. This includes dog breed characteristics, dog breed profiles, cat breed characteristics, cat breed profiles, and breed health and care articles.
MOVING WITH PETS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR PET - When it's time to move into your new house, whether it's across town or across the country, your moving day checklist includes packing up your four-legged family members. And while moving with pets is a stressful time for you...it's undoubtedly just as stressful for your pets. Here are some tips to make moving into your new home as stress - free as possible for everyone in your family - especially your pets!
MOVING WITH YOUR FAMILY PET - Moving can be a fun and exciting time for you and your family. It's the start of a new adventure and new opportunities. There is also stress that may come along with the move. Moving with your family pets can increase this stress. This article will provide you with information on how to limit the stress and reduce the problems you could face when you're not just moving your family, but moving with your family pets too.
EMERGENCY INSURANCE: HOMEOWNERS PREPAREDNESS GUIDE FOR DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES - In an emergency, the last thing you want to think about is how to prepare, you want to be prepared already, to have a plan in place, and to be ready to make sure you and your family are safe, no matter the emergency. That’s why it’s crucial to plan for emergencies as a homeowner.
CATS AND CHRISTMAS TREES: 10 WAYS TO MAXIMIZE SAFETY & MINIMIZE MAYHEM - With cats and Christmas trees, there are many ways that chaos — and even danger — can ensue. Learn how cats and Christmas trees can safely coexist.
THE STATE OF PET WELFARE (WITH INFOGRAPHIC) - Pet Life Today (PLT) is a free resource that offers expert, researched information on pets. We publish pet news, tips and product buying advice for pet owners on a variety of companion animals, from cats and dogs to hamsters and horses.
CPR FOR DOGS AND CATS-Do you know what to do if your pet stops breathing? Knowing a few emergency procedures if your dog or cat is choking, or having difficulty breathing, could save your pet’s life because you may not have time to get to a vet. Here are the steps for doing CPR on a dog and cat.
34 POISONOUS HOUSEPLANTS FOR DOGS - There are poisonous houseplants for dogs and cats. Some are mildly poisonous, and some are fatal. It is better to know about them if you own a pet and here we’ve listed 34 plants toxic to dogs.
WHAT EVERY PET OWNER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FOOD ALLERGIES - As it turns out, food allergies are not as common as many pet food companies and websites may like for you to think. And while food allergies are one possible cause for your dog’s itchy skin and ear infections or your cat’s diarrhea, there are many more likely causes which may have nothing to do with the food.
HOW TO MAKE YOUR BACKYARD A SANCTUARY FOR WILDLIFE - Do you want to draw flocks of birds, butterflies, and other scurrying wildlife to your backyard? Even city dwellers can turn their yards into a wildlife refuge by offering the four things all animals search for — food, water, shelter and room to raise their young. Here are some dos and don’ts for creating a safe, beautiful and educational backyard wildlife sanctuary.
20 PET-FRIENDLY APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN HERNDON - Apartment List's apartment search now has a filter to find pet-friendly apartments for rent in the Herndon/Reston/Dulles area.